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NIIT Technologies Adds Industry Veteran To Growing Insurance Business Unit

NIIT Technologies Adds Industry Veteran To Growing Insurance Business Unit

New Delhi, India, 07 September, 2011, Wednesday:

NIIT Technologies Limited, a leading IT solutions organization today announced the appointment of John Pierce as the Senior Vice President, Insurance Business. John brings over 36 years of experience in strategy development and managing the IT function and organizations, specializing in the insurance industry.

Commenting on the appointment, Lalit Dhingra, President- US, NIIT Technologies, said, “The addition of industry veteran like John, accentuates our commitment to hiring the best talent as we strive to achieve next level of growth and be the first choice for our customers”.

As the Senior Vice President, Insurance Business, John will be responsible for the Insurance business in North America. He will be responsible for devising and driving the IT solution frameworks for the Company’s global Insurance customers.

“NIIT Technologies boasts an impressive client base in the insurance space, including a broad spectrum of Life, Property and Casualty and Reinsurance carriers across the globe.” said John Pierce , “I look forward to leverage this track record in driving business excellence and sustainable growth.”

John was till recently Managing Director, Strategic Technology Architects (STA Group). An alumnus of Roosevelt University, Chicago, he has been in many leadership positions during his career span. His other experience includes successful spells with organizations like Zurich American Insurance, Insurance Information Technologies and Patni Computers Systems.

About NIIT Technologies
NIIT Technologies is a leading IT solutions organization, servicing customers in North America, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia. It offers services in Application Development and Maintenance, Managed Services, IP Asset or Platform Solutions, and Business Process Outsourcing to organizations in the Financial Services, Travel & Transportation, Manufacturing/Distribution, Healthcare and Government sectors. The Company adheres to major global benchmarks and standards, having secured the ISO 9001:2000 certifications and the ISO: 27001 Information Security Management accreditation. NIIT Technologies also follows global standards of development. It has been assessed at Level 5 of SEI CMMi version 1.2. NIIT Technologies Business Process Outsourcing conforms to the highest quality standards such as COPC and Six Sigma. Its data centre operations are assessed at the international ISO 20000 IT management standards.

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