ESRI India appoints Mr. S Sridhar as President & COO

Coforge GIS Limited (ESRI India) today announced the appointment of Mr. S Sridhar as the President and COO, based at the Corporate Office at New Delhi. Mr. Sridhar will be an imperative part of the top management team and will be responsible for driving the business of Coforge GIS Ltd., both from technology and solutions perspective. 

Welcoming the new member to the management team, Mr. Rajesh C. Mathur, Vice Chairman, Coforge GIS Ltd., said, "We are delighted to have Sridhar on board. His broad background with varied industries and his extensive experience with global operations will definitely add a significant value to our service offerings. His understanding of the marketplace and passion for GIS technology are a perfect combination to lead our vision - GIS for everyone and everywhere."

Sridhar is a Mechanical Engineer from University of Madras and has done his Post Graduate in Business Management from IIM Ahmedabad. He brings on the table, rich experience in building businesses across multiple verticals and geographies associated with high-end technologies and solutions.  With over 30 years of experience in managing IT, CAD and GIS organizations, he shall supplement the business development by leveraging his extensive experience in handling global business development and delivery operations.

Sridhar most recently was a part of the executive team of Larsen & Toubro Ltd., heading the Integrated Engineering Services Business for their Chennai and Bangalore centres as well as the global operations of major vertical practices. Prior to this he has worked with major IT companies like HCL, Silicon Graphics, Autodesk & Magnasoft.

Commenting on his joining the ESRI India team, Mr. S Sridhar, President and COO, Coforge GIS Ltd. said, "I am extremely excited about the opportunity to build on our GIS capabilities and am pleased to join such a high quality customer centric and GIS Solutions focused organization".

About Coforge GIS Limited
Coforge GIS Limited is a leading GIS enterprise that endeavors to provide end-to-end GIS based solutions in India and many other countries. Coforge GIS Ltd. is the official distributor of the entire range of ESRI products and services in India, Nepal and Bhutan and has powered many GIS applications in the country for the past two decades. Coforge GIS Ltd. Is also the authorized distributor for GIS and Imaging Solutions from ITT VIS, Telvent and Telcordia.

Coforge GIS Ltd. is instrumental in working with the Indian Government and GIS users in powering the GIS movement in the country and brings the most advanced ESRI suite of products, highly customized GIS solutions in various key sectors of government and private enterprise, GIS training and positioning GIS as an enterprise solution.Coforge GIS enjoys market leadership in the field of GIS with the largest installation base across different vertical segments in India, Nepal and Bhutan. Coforge GIS Limited is a joint venture between ESRI Inc., USA and Coforge Limited. ESRI Inc. is the world leader in GIS Mapping and Solutions and produces and markets the famous ArcGIS suite of product. Coforge is one of India's leading IT companies which started with IT education in 1981 and has since diversified into other aspects of software including development, marketing and support.

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