|Hyderabad, 29 October 2009: Mahindra Satyam, the brand identity of Satyam Computer Services Ltd. (NYSE:SAY), a leading global consulting and IT services provider, today announced a key appointment of Vijayanand Vadrevu as the Sr. Vice President – Strategic Initiatives.
Vijay has a vast experience in IT services industry with over 17.5 years with Wipro Technologies. For the last 3 years, he was working as Vice President and Head for Life Sciences Vertical solutions, responsible for Strategy, Sales and Delivery and was instrumental in shaping it as one of the fastest growing Verticals.
Vijay, who holds a Masters degree in Computer Engineering from IIT Kharagpur, has spent more than 6 years in the US in a number of client facing and practice building roles.
In his new role, Vijay will be assisting the CEO, in providing leadership on “Strategic Initiatives” to Mahindra Satyam, and will play a key role in scripting the growth plans of the organisation.
CP Gurnani, CEO, Mahindra Satyam, said “Vijay is a critical addition to the leadership team at Mahindra Satyam, and his role will be very significant in providing a strategic direction to the organization to achieve long term objectives. I welcome Vijay, to the Mahindra Satyam family and wish him all best for the challenging tasks ahead of him”.
Vijay on his joining Mahindra Satyam, said, “I am very excited to take on this new role and to be a part of the leadership team that has been instrumental in reviving the organization in such a short span of time. We have many milestones to cover and I am looking forward to working with the team in achieving them.”
About Mahindra Satyam
Mahindra Satyam (NYSE: SAY) is a leading global business and information technology services company that leverages deep industry and functional expertise, leading technology practices, and an advanced, global delivery model to help clients transform their highest-value business processes and improve their business performance.
The company's professionals excel in enterprise solutions, supply chain management, client relationship management, business intelligence, business process quality, engineering and product lifecycle management, and infrastructure services, among other key capabilities.
Mahindra Satyam is part of the $6.3 billion Mahindra Group, a global industrial conglomerate and one of the top 10 industrial firms based in India. The Group’s interests span financial services, automotive products, trade, retail and logistics, information technology and infrastructure development.
Mahindra Satyam development and delivery centers in the US, Canada, Brazil, the UK, Hungary, Egypt, UAE, India, China, Malaysia, Singapore, and Australia serve numerous clients, including many Fortune 500 organizations.
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