NIIT Technologies appoints Sudhir Chaturvedi as Chief Operating Officer
New Delhi, August 26 2013: NIIT Technologies Ltd. , a leading global IT solutions organization today announced the appointment of Sudhir Chaturvedi as its Chief Operating Officer. Sudhir joins NIIT Technologies from Infosys where he last served as Senior Vice President and Head of Financial Services Americas Business Unit. In this newly created position Sudhir will be responsible for sales & delivery worldwide for Technology and Business services.
Speaking on the appointment, Arvind Thakur, CEO NIIT Technologies said, “The Company is preparing for its next phase of growth with an eye to scale business to a billion USD annually. Sudhir’s induction would bring fresh perspectives and enhance leadership bandwidth to execute on our next phase of growth”.
Sudhir, 43, has rich and varied experience of over 20 years across geographies and industry segments. In his 13 year stint at Infosys he played a leadership role in the company as EMEA Retail Head, EMEA Sales Head, and Europe Manufacturing Vertical Head, before moving to the US as Financial Services Business Unit Head. Sudhir has also worked at Ernst & Young in the UK, and with AF Ferguson and Ogilvy & Mather in India.
“It is a huge privilege for me to join one of the best known global technology brands. The company has experienced strong growth over the last three years led by its strategy to sharply focus on select industry segments and clarity in vision to be the first choice. I look forward to working with the team to execute our next phase of growth”, said Sudhir Chaturvedi.
Sudhir’s area of expertise includes Business and IT Strategy, Strategic Sourcing, Smart Organizations, Sales and Marketing transformation. He is a frequent speaker and has addressed the French Senate, UK Parliamentary Committees, several Industry Analyst conferences and been a part of President of India delegations. He is a guest speaker at several renowned Business Schools.
Sudhir is a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from Pune University. He did his MBA in Marketing from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management in Pune, and another MBA in Finance from Leeds University in UK.
About NIIT Technologies
NIIT Technologies is a leading IT solutions organization, servicing customers in North America, Europe, 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 more information, please visit www.niit-tech.com
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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