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NIIT Technologies appoints Deepak Khosla as Global Head of Sales & Marketing

NIIT Technologies appoints Deepak Khosla as Global Head of Sales & Marketing

Strengthens executive team to sustain growth momentum

New Delhi, 14th June, 2011, Tuesday:

NIIT Technologies Limited, a leading IT solutions organization today announced the appointment of Deepak Khosla as the Global Head of Sales & Marketing. Deepak was till recently President – SAARC at Patni Computers Systems (now iGATE Patni) and has held key positions in sales and global marketing with experience spanning over 22 years in the IT industry.

Commenting on the appointment, Arvind Thakur, CEO, NIIT Technologies Ltd said , “The Company delivered industry leading growth during FY 2011. I am happy to induct Deepak into our leadership team and am confident he will contribute significantly to sustain our growth momentum.”

As Global Head of Sales & Marketing, Deepak will strengthen sales and marketing activities of the Company and work closely with Business Units in all geographies to enhance NIIT Technologies market position. He has extensive experience in leading large global teams with hands on exposure and has been successful in building a strong global marketing function. He would operate from the Company’s Head Office in New Delhi.

“NIIT Technologies is known for its strong organizational values and customer centric culture.” said Deepak Khosla, “I look forward to leverage this track record in driving business excellence and sustainable growth.”

Deepak is recognised as a leader with the ability to rapidly analyze market trends, create and execute effective business plans. An alumnus of Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies in Mumbai, he started his sales career with HCL Ltd. His other experience include successful spells with organizations like SAS Inc., Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) and Dun and Bradstreet.

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.

For further information, please visit www.niit-tech.com

Safe Harbor
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.

 

 

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NIIT Technologies Ltd.
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