NIIT Technologies names Genpact veteran Sudhir Singh as CEO

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NIIT Technologies announced the appointment of Genpact veteran Sudhir Singh as CEO designate.

At Genpact, a leading BPO company, Sudhir Singh was the chief operating officer of the IT Services & Capital Markets Business. Sudhir Singh played a major role in the acquisition and integration of Headstrong Technologies between 2012-2014 as senior VP and managing director of the integrated Genpact Headstrong Capital Markets business.

Before working with Genpact, Sudhir Singh spent close to a decade with Infosys in the US in various sales and client portfolio management roles as part of their Banking and Capital Markets Business leadership team. Sudhir Singh founded and headed Infosys’ Global Payments and Cards Practice, and was an invitee to the Infosys Management Committee.

Sudhir Singh started his career at Hindustan Lever (Unilever) in 1995. His six years at Levers included stints as a senior brand manager and sales manager.

“With his grounding in the consumer industry, experience across large and medium organizations, global exposure, understanding of multiple service lines, and involvement with M&A, Sudhir is ideally suited to take our company on to its next level of growth,” said Arvind Thakur, CEO & Joint MD NIIT Technologies.

Sudhir Singh would be based in the US and will report to Arvind Thakur. NIIT Technologies said Arvind Thakur will transition his current CEO related responsibilities systematically to Sudhir Singh during the year.

Sudhir is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and the Indian Institute of Technology, (BHU) Varanasi.