PUNE: NIIT Technologies today announced the appointment of Sudhir Singh as CEO designate. Singh for formerly Chief Operating Officer of the IT Services & Capital Markets Business at Genpac.
Arvind Thakur, CEO & Joint MD NIIT Technologies, said, âWith 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 growthâ.
He joins the company at a time when the industry is undergoing a transition and the company is transforming itself to embrace new opportunities around digital services.
He would be based in the US and shall report to Arvind Thakur, who will transition his current CEO related responsibilities over the course of the year.
âI am delighted to be associated with NIIT, a brand which has contributed immensely to the growth of the IT industry, and be a part of NIIT Technologies which has taken all the right steps to transform and scale its digital businessâ, said Sudhir Singh. âI look forward to be a part of the companyâs growth story as we address the very exciting and fast changing landscape of our industryâ, he added.
At Genpact, Singh 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, he spent close to a decade with Infosys in the US in various roles as part of their Banking and Capital Markets Business leadership team. He founded and headed Infosysâ Global Payments and Cards Practice, and was an invitee to the Infosys Management Committee. Singh started his career at Hindustan Lever (Unilever) in 1995.He is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and the Indian Institute of Technology, (BHU) Varanasi.