NOIDA, 29th May 2017: Coforge Limited, a leading global IT solutions organization, today announced the appointment of Sudhir Singh as CEO designate. He joins the company from Genpact where he was the Chief Operating Officer of the IT Services & Capital Markets Business. He played a key role in the acquisition and subsequent integration of Headstrong Technologies between 2012-2014 as Sr. VP and Managing Director of the integrated Genpact Headstrong Capital Markets business.
Prior to Genpact, Sudhir spent close to a decade with Infosys in the US in various sales and client portfolio management roles as part of their Banking and Capital Markets Business leadership team. He founded and headed Infosys’ Global Payments and Cards Practice, and was an invitee to the Infosys Management Committee.
Sudhir started his career at Hindustan Lever (Unilever) in 1995. His six years at Levers included successful stints as a Senior Brand Manager and Sales Manager. He was a recipient of the prestigious Chairman’s Award for ‘exceptional performance’.
Speaking on the appointment Arvind Thakur, CEO & Joint MD Coforge, said, “With his grounding in the consumer industry, experience across large and medium organizations, global exposure, understanding of multiple service lines, and involvement with M&A, Sudhir is ideally suited to take our company on to its next level of growth”.
Sudhir joins Coforge at a time when the industry is undergoing a transition and the company is successfully transforming itself to embrace new opportunities around digital services. He would be based in the US and shall report to Arvind Thakur. Arvind will transition his current CEO related responsibilities systematically to Sudhir during the year.
“I am delighted to be associated with Coforge, a brand which has contributed immensely to the growth of the IT industry, and be a part of Coforge which has taken all the right steps to transform and scale its digital business”, said Sudhir Singh. “I look forward to be a part of the company’s growth story as we address the very exciting and fast changing landscape of our industry”, he added.
Sudhir is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and the Indian Institute of Technology, (BHU) Varanasi.
Coforge is a leading global IT solutions organization servicing customers across the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Differentiated on the strength of its industry expertise, Coforge services clients in travel and transportation, banking and financial services, insurance, Building Material & Manufacturing, and media verticals, offering a range of services including Application Development and Maintenance, Infrastructure Management, and Business Process Management. Focused on Digital Services, the Company is helping businesses design agile, scalable, and digital operating models. Coforge adheres to major global benchmarks and standards of quality and Information Security. For further information, please visit www.coforgetech.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.