Automation Anywhere®, the leader in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), today announced the appointment of Milan Sheth as Executive Vice President for India, Middle East, and Africa (IMEA) region. Based in Mumbai, Sheth will be responsible for building a world-class team within the company and will lead the company through its next phase of innovation and spur exponential growth in the IMEA region.
Ankur Kothari, Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer at Automation Anywhere, said: “We are excited to introduce Milan as our dedicated regional head in IMEA. With more enterprises in the region demanding improved ways to automate business processes, India has a huge opportunity to become the global hub of business process automation. His knowledge, reputation and experience will be instrumental in helping Automation Anywhere support massive demand for enterprise RPA and AI in these growing economies.”
In his new role, Sheth will help companies expedite their digital transformation journey by realizing the combined power of RPA and artificial intelligence (AI) to automate mundane business processes. Milan’s appointment follows Automation Anywhere’s continued investment in helping businesses across IMEA leverage cognitive software automation, which is experiencing rapid adoption globally.
“Intelligent software automation is the fastest growing technology category today. In the past two years, I have witnessed demand for RPA solutions increase exponentially in India and I strongly believe this technology has immense potential to disrupt the way businesses operate, manage productivity and efficiencies”, said Sheth. “Automation Anywhere has built a robust suite of products that go beyond traditional RPA approaches and seamlessly integrate AI and analytics capabilities. I look forward brining my experience in driving transformative and tech-enabled growth strategies to expand Automation Anywhere’s customer and partner ecosystem in these critical markets.”
Prior to joining Automation Anywhere, Sheth was with Ernst & Young (EY) for over 18 years and most recently served as the senior partner and national director for technology business. He led a team of more than 2000 partners, directors, and consultants serving Technology, Media & Entertainment, and Telecommunications. Additionally, he was the global co-lead for the company’s Intelligent Automation Practice for the past three years and managed the EY’s business in emerging markets