Birlasoft (India) Ltd.

Birlasoft (India) Ltd.

November 24, 2008 09:47 ET

Birlasoft Appoints New Head of Global Delivery

NOIDA, NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION, INDIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 24, 2008) - Birlasoft, IT services wing of the $ 1.4 billion C K Birla Group, today announced the appointment of their new Head of Global Delivery, Mr. Sanjay Gupta.

Mr. Gupta joins Birlasoft from Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) where he had spent over 25 years handling various portfolios covering delivery and business development across IT, IS and BPO/KPO business streams. He did his M.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, in 1983.

Commenting on the development, Mr J Ramachandran, Chief Executive Officer, Birlasoft, said, "It has been our constant endeavour to make Birlasoft a customer and delivery- centric organization. Sanjay, with his rich experience, has the challenge to not only maintain this tested practice, but to take it to the next level. I wish him all the very best in this new role."

Mr. Ramachandran himself has played a pivotal role in helping Birlasoft mature into a delivery-centric organization when he was Birlasoft's Chief Delivery Officer, before being promoted to CEO.

About Birlasoft (India) Ltd

Birlasoft is a leading provider of information technology services in both onshore and offshore models to Fortune 1000 as well as mid-sized organizations in banking, financial services, insurance, retail, healthcare, manufacturing and independent software vendors sectors.

Birlasoft services include application development, support & maintenance, enterprise application implementation, integration, infrastructure management and quality assurance & testing.

Birlasoft's robust delivery processes embrace digitized project management methodologies, embedded within proven practices of Six Sigma, SEI CMMi Level 5 on Continuous Representation and secure services framework with BS7799. The Noida centers of the company have been recently assessed at PCMM Level 3 for its HR practices.

Headquartered at Noida, India, Birlasoft has about 4000 employees across US, UK, Germany, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Malaysia, Australia, Singapore and India.

Birlasoft is part of the global $1.4-billion CK Birla Group which traces its roots back to over 150 years and has diversified interests ranging from automobiles, cement, paper, software etc. to hospitals, schools and colleges as part of its philanthropic work.

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