TORONTO, ONT., May 5, 2021 – VMware today announced the appointment of Claude Reeves as vice president and country manager – Canada. Based in Montreal, Reeves is responsible for VMware’s go-to-market strategy, execution, and operations in Canada. Reeves oversees the success of sales, marketing, professional services, and the partner ecosystem in Canada, working closely with all sales, technical and operational teams across the country.
“VMware continues to attract world-class talent and expertise from across the industry,” said Jean-Pierre Brulard, executive vice president, Worldwide Sales, VMware. “Claude brings a breadth of experience and a unique skillset which will be invaluable as we help our Canadian customers drive innovation and growth in the digital era.”
With over 25 years of experience in enterprise technology, Reeves has held technical and development roles as well as sales and sales leadership positions supporting companies across both the private and public sectors. Before joining VMware, Reeves was country manager for Red Hat Canada. He has also worked for HP, CA Technologies, The Citro Group, and Datawatch Corporation. Bilingual in English and French, Reeves’ vast experience and leadership aligns as VMware continues to power the world’s most complex digital infrastructure, helping customers accelerate their modern apps and multi-cloud transformation journeys across Canada.
VMware streamlines the journey for Canadian organizations to become digital businesses that deliver better experiences to their customers and empower employees to do their best work. With software that spans cloud, app modernization, networking, security, and digital workspace, the company helps customers solve their toughest challenges and accelerate their innovation.
Reeves assumes the role of vice president and Country Manager – Canada from Sean Forkan. Forkan takes on a new role as vice president, Security Business Unit (SBU), Americas, VMware, driving sales and development of the team across the region.
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