Birlasoft Announces the Appointment of President of Americas to Drive New Strategy & Growth

Vasan Srinivasan takes on P & L of the Americas Region

PR Newswire — September 1, 2010

Edison, N.J., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Birlasoft, the global IT services business of the 150-year-old multi-billion dollar CK Birla Group, today announces the executive appointment of Vasan Srinivasan as the President of Americas. Vasan joins Birlasoft from FIS, where as Senior Vice President, he led the creation of a corporate-wide Consulting and Services Division. At Birlasoft, Vasan is responsible for the complete P & L of the Americas region, which provides the major share of Birlasoft’s revenue.

Arup Gupta, CEO Birlasoft, welcomes his joining with the announcement: “Vasan comes to us with a 28+ year track record of delivering high growth results in outsourcing, offshoring, and consulting businesses in global companies. Vasan’s capabilities and strong industry relationships will go a long way toward helping us capitalize on our assets and outpace the industry growth.”

Vasan comments, “The CK Birla group has a long history of success and service, and Birlasoft has very committed, passionate people who have built a strong foundation for the company. I am excited to join this illustrious group and I look forward to achieving Birlasoft’s annual business growth goal of 35% by capitalizing on Birlasoft’s industry and technology expertise, combined with their passion for excellence. Because the client is at the core of a service company’s viability and growth, I believe their needs and their success are paramount and must receive every employee’s foremost attention. This intense focus on the client’s success will be the key to our long term success.”

Vasan has previously worked for and with organizations such as Cap Gemini, Morgan Stanley, Citigroup, HSBC, and HP (EDS), leading a variety of small, large, and mega deals and portfolios. He has a degree in Electrical & Electronics engineering from the University Of Madras, India, and an MBA from Duke University, NC, USA.

Most recently, Birlasoft announced the acquisition of the Engineering Design Services team of Hindustan Motors & AVTEC as part of its strategic move to build scale in chosen domains and enhance capability in onsite consulting and offshore development services. It also announced the launch of two Global Delivery Centers in China & Mexico. http://www.birlasoft.com/newsroom/newsroom.html

About Birlasoft

Birlasoft, part of 150 year old multi-billion dollar CK Birla Group, helps clients in Banking & Financial Services, Insurance and Manufacturing industry become competitive in their business by providing value based information technology services, in onshore, offshore and near-shore models.

Birlasoft’s portfolio of services include application development & management, testing, enterprise resource planning (ERP – SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft), business intelligence data-warehousing solutions, customer relationship management (CRM – Siebel), enterprise & IT asset management (EAM, ITAM – IBM), portfolio management (PPM – HP), process consulting and managed infrastructure services.

Birlasoft’s robust delivery processes embrace digitized project management methodologies, embedded within proven practices of Six Sigma, SEI CMMI Level 5 on Continuous Representation and a secure services framework.

Headquartered at Delhi NCR region in India, Birlasoft has presence across Americas, Europe, Australia, ASEAN and India. For further information, go to http://www.birlasoft.com .

Disclaimer: Birlasoft & the Birlasoft Logo are registered trademarks of Birlasoft. Third-party trademarks contained in this document are the property of their respective owners.

Contacts

Sangeeta Iyer VP Marketing, Birlasoft Tel: +91-120-6629011 Email: sangeeta.iyer @birlasoft.com

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