Brocade has appointed Gabriel Breeman to the newly created position of OEM director for Asia Pacific (APAC), the networking solutions provider announced on 22 April.
In this role, Breeman will drive OEM strategies, strategic partnerships and alliance initiatives for the region to help position Brocade as the data center networking partner of choice in the OEM partner business segment, the company said in a statement.
Based in Singapore, Breeman report directly to Brocade vice president for Asia Pacific (APAC), Adam Judd.
Breeman was most recently the senior director for Global OEM at Fusion-io, where he was responsible for leading worldwide revenue growth strategies through OEM partners. Prior to Fusion-io, Breeman spent six years at Brocade as a Global Sales Executive and Corporate Account Director.
Brocade's worldwide OEM partners include EMC, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Hitachi Data Systems, IBM and NetApp.
"Brocade has entrenched relationships with its OEM partners, and is uniquely poised to capitalize on the challenges and opportunities confronting the networking industry today by offering customers an alternative route to success," said Breeman. "I am looking forward to working closely with our OEM partners to help transform our customers' networks and deliver a compelling value proposition for their businesses."
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