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Amit Walia Appointed Chief Executive Officer at Informatica

By Christian Wylonis
Amit Walia
Amit Walia, Chief Executive Officer at Informatica

Informatica has named Amit Walia as new Chief Executive Officer succeeding Anil Chakravarthy who is stepping down to pursue other professional opportunities.

Amit was most recently Informatica's President of Products and Marketing and has been an integral member of Informatica's leadership team since joining the Company in 2013. He previously served as Informatica's Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer, where he spearheaded the Company's innovation journey across all parts of the Enterprise Cloud Data Management market. Prior to joining Informatica, Amit worked in various leadership positions at Symantec, Intuit, and McKinsey & Company, and also spent the earlier part of his career working for Tata Group and Infosys Technologies in India.

"Amit is passionate about building people-driven, customer-centric organizations, and I am confident Informatica will continue to thrive under his direction as CEO. On behalf of the entire Board, I want to express our deep appreciation to Anil for his many contributions. We wish him well in his next chapter." said Bruce Chizen, Executive Chairman at Informatica.

The Company also announced today that Tracey Newell's role as President, Global Field Operations is being expanded to President, Global Field and Marketing Operations, bringing all of Informatica's customer facing go-to-market functions under one organization in order to deliver a remarkable end-to-end customer experience. Additionally, Vineet Walia, Informatica's Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, has been promoted to Executive Vice President.

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