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NIIT Technologies appoints Amit Kumar Garg as Chief Financial Officer

NIIT Technologies appoints Amit Kumar Garg as Chief Financial Officer

New Delhi, December 14, 2015: , a leading global IT solutions organization today announced the appointment of Amit Kumar Garg as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Company. He will be leading the global finance function for and takes over from Mr. Amit Roy who was appointed as Chief Financial Officer in the interim.

Amit Garg brings over 20 years of extensive experience having worked as Director-Finance in Fidelity International and American Express Financial Centre in India. He started his professional career in India with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Audit & Business Advisory Services. Prior to taking up the appointment with he was the Regional Finance Director and CFO at Intertek India, the South Asian arm of the leading international provider of quality and safety services, and served on the board of the entity.

Speaking on the appointment, Arvind Thakur, CEO & Joint MD, NIIT Technologies said, “We welcome Amit Garg to our leadership team. With his strong background and relevant experience I look forward to his contribution in elevating our business performance. I am grateful to Amit Roy for his exemplary support in the interim as we searched to identify the right leader”.

Amit Garg has extensive experience in Corporate Finance, Corporate Restructuring, Cash Management, Compliance, and Controllership, as well as in driving value creation through operations optimization and managing strategic initiatives.

“I’m excited about joining NIIT Technologies which is delivering value to its stakeholders. The IT & Services industry is poised for exciting times and I look forward to contributing in delivering sustainable profitable growth for the company” said Amit Kumar Garg, Chief Financial Officer, NIIT Technologies Ltd.

Amit is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge.
 

About NIIT Technologies

NIIT Technologies is a leading global IT solutions organization, servicing customers in Americas, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia. It offers services in Application Development and Maintenance, Infrastructure Management, IP Asset or Platform Solutions, Business Process Management, and Digital Services to organizations in the Financial Services, Travel & Transportation, Manufacturing/Distribution, 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 Management conforms to the highest quality standards such as COPC. Its data centre operations are assessed at the international ISO 20000 IT management standards. For further information, please visit


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Certain statements in this release are forward-looking statements. The business involves various risks, and uncertainties that could result in the actual results to differ materially from those indicated here. All forward looking statements made herein are based on information presently available to the management of the Company and the Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by or on behalf of the Company.

For media queries please contact:

Pallavi Bahuguna
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NIIT Technologies Ltd.
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For investor queries please contact:

Abhinandan Singh
Head – Investor Relations & Special Projects
NIIT Technologies Ltd.
+91 22 40103212

 

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