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NIIT Technologies Ltd. announces appointment of Ms. Pratibha K. Advani as CFO

NIIT Technologies Ltd. announces appointment of Ms. Pratibha K. Advani as CFO

NIIT Technologies Ltd. announced the appointment of Ms. Pratibha K. Advani as the Chief Financial Officer. She takes over from Mr. Amit Roy who was appointed as Chief Financial Officer in the interim.
Ms. Advani joins NIIT Technologies from Barclays Shared Services Pvt. Ltd. (a subsidiary of Barclays Bank Plc.) where she was Chief Financial Officer. Her previous experience includes working as the Vice President Finance & Chief Financial Officer at GE-SBI Cards. She was also the Sourcing and Productivity Leader at GE Money, India. Pratibha started her finance career with ITC Ltd. and spent  15 years with their Hotels business. During her stint at GE she was the recipient of several awards including the GE Chairman’s Award & Management Award for the best Finance function.

Welcoming Ms. Advani, Mr. Arvind Thakur, CEO, NIIT Technologies Ltd., said, “We are delighted to have Ms. Advani on board. Her diverse background and extensive financial experience will support the changing dynamics of our business derived from its exciting expansion plans”.

A qualified Chartered Accountant with Six Sigma certification and LEAN training, she has over 25 years of valuable professional experience in financial strategy, risk and governance, legal, secretarial, finance and accounts, tax planning, and acquisitions.

Commenting on her appointment, Ms. Pratibha K. Advani, CFO, NIIT Technologies Ltd, said, “I am excited to take on this responsibility at NIIT Technologies Ltd. My focus will be to devise and execute financial strategy in consonance with the organizations strategic and business goals to be a dominant player in the sector.”

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, Enterprise Solutions including Managed Services and Business Process Outsourcing to organizations in the Financial Services, Travel & Transportation, Manufacturing/Distribution, and Government sectors. NIIT Technologies follows global standards of development, which includes ISO 9001:2000 certification, assessment at Level 5 of both SEI-CMMi version 1.2 and ISO 27001 information security management certification. Its data centre operations are assessed at the international ISO 20000 IT management standards.
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