Mr Saurabh Grover, who earned his stripes in highly competitive markets of IT Hardware, will spearhead RAPOO’s India, SAARC and MEA business
DELHI, India – September 15, 2014 – RAPOO, global leader in providing cutting-edge wireless peripheral products, today announced the all-important appointment of Mr Saurabh Grover as Country Head – India, SAARC & MEA of RAPOO to strengthen, consolidate early gains and grow further in India & SAARC as well as Middle East and Africa. Mr Grover will be based out of Company’s India headquarter in Gurgaon. With this appointment, RAPOO, the top 3 player in China and Europe is looking forward to reach the top position in digital lifestyle consumer segment in India as well.
Mr Grover is an industry veteran with 18 years of experience in the consumer electronics and IT space and handled sales and marketing functions for consumer brands like Samsung & AOC. Prior to joining RAPOO, Mr Grover was Director – Sales at TPV Technology, the parent company of famous display brand in India ‘AOC’. He has significant experience in leading sales organizations, developing businesses, building distributor networks and relationships, streamlining and improving operations/ working capital, negotiating substantial partnerships and deals, thereby driving revenue and profitability.
Mr Oliver Shi, APAC General Manager at RAPOO said, “I am very pleased that Saurabh has agreed to lead our rapidly growing RAPOO India, SAARC & MEA teams. Saurabh is a seasoned leader, with extensive experience of both Information Technology as well as Consumer Electronics product market and I look forward to working with him”
Mr Grover has to his credit bringing in India the first smallest 3D television late last year. His previous responsibilities included driving businesses at TPV Technology Limited, Fedders International, Samsung International and Polar.
Mr Saurabh Grover, Country Head – India, SAARC & MEA at RAPOO said, accepting his new assignment, “I am delighted to be joining RAPOO, the world’s most innovative wireless peripheral products company. The IT and digital lifestyle market is at the cusp of exponential growth and I am looking forward to using my experience to help grow RAPOO in India & MEA and build on its excellent reputation.”
Welcoming Mr Grover, Mr Ketan C Patel, Chief Executive Officer,of Creative Peripherals & Distribution Pvt. Ltd. (Rapoo distributor for West India, Andhra Pradesh, Telangala & Karnataka)said, “RAPOO has shown their intend on developing the Indian market by appointing Mr. Saurabh Grover as Country Head. He has an excellent track record of establishing a brand from scratch and has a huge channel loyalty which will help RAPOO to achieve its India goals.“He added, “We will now see a lot of trust from the channel for RAPOO brand and personally we are very excited after this announcement and are already looking at a 50% growth in our sales for the OND quarter”
Mr Sudhir S, Managing Directorat Inspan Infotech Private Ltd., (Rapoo distributor for Kerala, Tamilnadu & Pondicherry)said, “Behalf of team Inspan, I am very glad to welcome Mr Saurabh to RAPOO family. We are excited to work with Saurabh and continue to provide all our support for making the brand reach the heights of success. Wishing him all the very best.”
Another key distributor of Rapoo from North and Eastern India, Savera Marketing Agency Pvt. Ltd., Managing Director, Mr Gopal Pansarisaid, “We are delighted to work with Mr Saurabh on board in India. We look forward for continued support from Saurabh and we are very sure that our partners will also well co-ordinate to make a strong RAPOO team. We are also expecting Mr Saurabh’s expertise in consumer IT will tap the growing market and make RAPOO, a successful lifestyle brand. ”
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Founded in 2002, RAPOO is dedicated to offering excellent, cutting-edge wireless peripheral products to users around the world. “Wireless Your Life” is the simple philosophy that RAPOO has always adhered to.
RAPOO has constantly paid close attention to the continuous changes in user demands and to providing corresponding solutions. The RAPOO range of wireless mice, wireless keyboards, and wireless headsets is tailored to meet the needs of PC users. Bluetooth headsets and Bluetooth keyboards for intelligent terminals, like mobile phones and tablet PCs, are further featured in RAPOO’s broad portfolio. Multimedia keyboards and Multi-Link (dandelion technology) product suites for the home theatre round out the RAPOO range.
RAPOO possesses a top class R&D design team which has a deep understanding of the industrial aesthetic standards of today’s world and can accurately grasp the end-user experiences in the market. In the IF Design Awards 2012 and 2013, four products of the RAPOO Blade Series won awards, which further strengthened and honored RAPOO’s relentless pursuit of offering the best user experience.
RAPOO was listed on Shenzhen Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 002577) in China in April 2011. In order to provide more end-users around the world with excellent products and services, RAPOO launched its global market strategy in 2011. To know more please visit www.rapoo.com