The leading IT solutions company NIIT Technologies has appointed Sudhir Singh as the Chief Executive Officer designate. Sudhir joins the company from Genpact where he was the Chief Operating Officer of IT Services and Capital Markets Business.
An IIM Calcutta and IIT (BHU) Varanasi alumnus, Sudhir joins NIIT Technologies 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.
“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,” Arvind Thakur, Chief Executive Officer and Joint Managing Director, NIIT Technologies, said.
Sudhir has played a key role in the acquisition and subsequent integration of Headstrong Technologies between 2012-2014 as Senior Vice-President and Managing Director of the integrated Genpact Headstrong Capital Markets Business.
On his appointment, he said, “I 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 business.”
Sudhir started his career with Hindustan Lever (Unilever) in 1995 and spent about six years. Later, he joined Infosys in the US for various sales and client portfolio management roles for their Banking and Capital Markets Business leadership team. At Infosys, he also founded and headed Infosys’ Global Payments and Cards Practice, and was an invitee to the Infosys Management Committee.