Commvault names Verizon exec Delehanty to chief people officer

Commvault, a data management software company based in Tinton Falls, announced on Thursday it has named Martha Delehanty to chief people officer.

Delehanty will be tasked with expanding the company’s employee recruitment, retention and professional development capabilities. Joining amid the the global COVID-19 pandemic, she will also help guide Commvault employees through the personal and professional changes of navigating life through a pandemic. She will report directly to CEO and President Sanjay Mirchandani.

“We at Commvault are committed to helping our employees, customers and partners manage the COVID-19 crisis,” Mirchandani said.

Prior to Commvault, Delehanty served as senior vice president, human resources at Verizon.

“Having global accountably for many aspects of human resources at Verizon, Martha combines a broad set of skills with the ability to think creatively about talent processes. With Martha now responsible for every aspect of Commvault’s teams worldwide, we are better positioned than ever to ready our customers to take on their greatest data challenges and grow our business around the world,” Mirchandani said.

“To ensure Commvault has the talent it needs to continue to simplify, innovate, and execute, my focus will be to ‘get ’em, build ’em and keep ’em,‘” Delehanty said. “I look forward to realizing this goal by strengthening the link between our human resources plans and our business outcomes. At the same time, I will be working to guide and coach our team members so that, whatever their background or role at Commvault, they are confident that it is a place where they can build a fantastic, life-changing career — even during this pandemic.”