Esri India appoints Agendra Kumar as President
New Delhi, September 2 2013: NIIT Technologies Ltd (NSE: NIITTECH), a leading global IT solutions organization today announced the appointment of Mr. Agendra Kumar as the President of its joint venture subsidiary NIIT GIS Ltd (Esri India).
Speaking on the appointment Arvind Thakur, CEO NIIT Technologies Ltd said, “GIS is revolutionizing the way we live and work and Esri India is a leading provider of Geospatial technology. With Agendra joining our leadership team, we look forward to strengthen our leadership position in the market”.
Agendra has over 25 years of experience in IT business management and has served as the country head of several multinational technology companies. In his last assignment Agendra was the Managing Director of SGI in India. He has been associated twice with SGI (earlier known as Silicon Graphics Inc) with a prior stint as Director, Sales during 1994-2000. In between he worked as Managing Director of Veritas India and upon its merger with Symantec Corporation took on global account management responsibilities for Asia Pacific and Japan region.
Agendra Kumar, President NIIT GIS Ltd. said, “I’m privileged to lead the business at Esri India which is the No 1 brand in GIS technology. I look forward to bring to the market the many innovations in order to evangelize GIS anywhere and everywhere.”
Agendra holds M.Sc. (Hons.) in Mathematics and Master of Management Studies degrees from BITS Pilani.
NIIT GIS Ltd. (Esri India) established in 1996, is a joint venture between NIIT Technologies Limited (NTL), India and Esri Inc., USA. Esri India is an end-to-end Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) solutions provider and enjoys a leadership position with Esri ArcGIS suite of software and other related products. Esri India has successfully delivered GIS solutions to more than 5000 customers for applications in Land management, Utilities, Infrastructure, Disaster Management, Telecommunications, Urban / Municipal, Transportation, Defence and Natural resources. For additional information, Visit us at www.esriindia.com.
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