MphasiS appoints Rajeev Sawhney as President - Strategic Business
NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2013
NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --MphasiS, a leading IT solutions
provider, today announced the appointment of Rajeev Sawhney as the President -
Strategic Business to accelerate the pace of transformational growth of
MphasiS' direct business.
Rajeev Sawhney will be part of the MphasiS Leadership Team reporting into
Ganesh Ayyar, CEO MphasiS. He is currently based in the UK.
Rajeev joins MphasiS from HCL Technologies where he was President - Europe
business and Global Head - Public Services. In his role, Rajeev played a key
role in building the European business for HCL to what it is today and
managing the strategic direction of the company to deliver IT services
globally to customers in Energy, Utilities, Government, Defence, Travel,
Transportation & Logistics industries. Rajeev has worked with customers across
North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.
Prior to HCL, Rajeev was the Business Head and member of Management Board for
HCL-Hewlett Packard Limited (HCL's joint venture with Hewlett Packard).
Rajeev has been passionately leading the charge on combating the global
challenge of Climate Change. He is a keen supporter of 'Green initiatives' and
has been a representative in World Economic Forum on related issues.
"I am excited about the journey ahead and the potential the marketplace holds.
Injecting top leadership talent becomes key to company success. I am thrilled
that Rajeev Sawhney, a seasoned player, has joined the Leadership and that too
when he had multiple choices. I always welcome leaders who resonate with our
vision and strategy. I am positive that Rajeev will lift the game for the
entire Leadership Team of MphasiS," said Ganesh Ayyar, Chief Executive
"Successful track record means nothing in the context of future. When I was
choosing my new innings, it was important for me to be a part of a culturally
vibrant team. I already feel part of the MphasiS Leadership Team. I am keen to
collaborate with them to lift the game for MphasiS," said Rajeev Sawhney,
President - Strategic Business, MphasiS.
Rajeev holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Post Graduate diploma in HR
from University of Delhi. He studied strategic management at the Indian
Institute of Management, Calcutta; Corporate Finance at the London Business
School and completed a Leadership Program at Eastern Illinois University, USA.
MphasiS is a USD 1 billion global service provider, delivering technology
based solutions to clients across the world. We serve clients across
industries, including Banking and Capital Markets, Insurance, Manufacturing
and Communications. MphasiS' integrated service offerings in Applications,
Infrastructure Services, and Business Process Outsourcing help organizations
adapt to changing market conditions and derive maximum value from IT
investments. For more information about MphasiS, log on to www.mphasis.com
For further information please contact
Joe Palladino or Amanda Fountain
MphasiS Corporate Communications
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