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MAHINDRA SATYAM APPOINTS BOBBY GUPTA AS HEAD OF AUSTRALIA, N.Z.

*Mahindra Satyam Aims at Rapid Growth in ANZ and Middle Eastern Markets:
Announces New Leadership * 
*Bobby Gupta to lead ANZ and G B Kumar to lead MENA, business & operations* 
*Hyderabad – March 5, 2013  *– Mahindra Satyam, a leading global consulting
and IT services provider, today announced their intent to pursue rapid
growth from Australia, New Zealand (ANZ) and the Middle East markets under
the newly formed Leadership Team, comprising industry veterans with proven
track record in business expansion, large deal pursuit and strategic
collaboration. 
Aligned with the concept of the recently declared concept – *“The CEO Force”
* (a leadership development framework to foster distributed leadership),
the Management has entrusted the baton to two of the most experienced IT
Industry professionals, to nurture, grow and manage these two regions. 
*Bobby Gupta* will take over as Head of ANZ operations after successfully
transforming the MENA operations and build a world-class team and
capabilities. His dynamic leadership a MENA resulted in a series of new
logo wins, big deals, and opening up of new geographical markets. Bobby had
studied & worked in Australia for several years and joined Mahindra Satyam
from IBM in 2009. In his new role at ANZ, he will be tasked with building
on one-of-the largest English-speaking market for Mahindra Satyam which has
substantive presence. 
Replacing Bobby in MENA *G B Kumar* a well known IT industry veteran with
20+ years of in product and services, sales, marketing, business and
solution development across Asia Pacific, India, Japan and China. In his
previous role, Kumar led Asia Pacific, Japan & China as Managing Director
for Enterprise Services for Cisco Systems. In this new role, he will be
responsible to grow the company’s revenues to contribute to the bigger
target of 5bn by 2015. 
Commenting on their new roles, *Rohit Gandhi, **Senior Vice President -
Asia-Pacific, India, Middle East and Africa, Mahindra Satyam,* said, *“Both
ANZ and Middle East & Africa(MEA) markets are high-growth opportunities for
Mahindra Satyam, after we complete our merger with Tech Mahindra. We sense
traction from clients, prospects and partners that gives us a great reason
to lend more focus here. I am confident that the inclusion of Bobby and
Kumar into the leadership will help us achieve our goals for Mission 2015.”* 
Mahindra Satyam earns 24% of its revenues from the Rest of the World
market, which comprises of the geographies Australia, New Zealand, Middle
East & other geographies in Asia & Africa. With good traction seen in BFSI,
Manufacturing, Resources, Airlines, Government, the company aims to grow
rapidly with the new leadership change. 
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