GlobalLogic, a Hitachi Group company, announced the appointment of Nitesh Banga as the new President and CEO — effective October 1, 2022.
GlobalLogic in a news statement said Nitesh Banga will replace the current President and CEO Shashank Samant for the new job. Nitesh Banga is the current Chief Operating Officer (COO) of GlobalLogic.
Shashank Samant, who was the CEO of GlobalLogic for more than a decade, will assume a new role as Chairman of the GlobalLogic Board.
He will also become the Executive Advisor to Toshiaki Tokunaga, Head of Hitachi Digital Systems and Services (DSS) Sector. Shashank Samant will support the GlobalLogic business as well as advise on Hitachi Group’s digital business growth strategy.
Since his arrival in 2018, Nitesh Banga has led critical functions of GlobalLogic’s business. He contributed significantly to GlobalLogic’s growth while also navigating the company through monumental challenges including the COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine.
Prior to joining GlobalLogic, Nitesh Banga spent more than two decades at IT services and consulting firm Infosys.