Infotech Lead India: CA Technologies has appointed Pratip Banerji as director of Sales to head its BFSI (Banking & Financial Services Industry) business in India.
Growth of BFSI sales is a priority for CA Technologies in India.
Pratip, who has 23 years of experience in the IT, telecom and system integration domains, will look after the overall sales strategy to target the BFSI vertical. He will focus on recruitment ensuring participation of the global and Indian SI community to optimize sales opportunities.
Sunil Manglore, vice president, CA Technologies, India, said: “He has extensive experience in sales and we are sure his business acumen will help drive further growth for us. He has been actively participating in some of the large Core Banking infrastructure rollouts with the major Indian banks and their adoption of new IT initiatives.”
Prior to joining CA Technologies, Pratip has served with companies like Steria India as their country sales director across different customer verticals. At Sun Microsystems, as the director of BFSI, he led a team of cross functional teams to work with banking and insurance companies.
“2012 has been an exciting year for the industry and for CA Technologies. The industry is constantly evolving and this is the time to embrace change and move towards further growth. With the region’s potential for growth, our focus, strategies and solutions position us strongly with customers, partners, the Government and the industry,” said Pratip Banerji, director of Sales, BFSI, CA Technologies India.
Pratip has also worked with organizations like Telstra, Siemens, Apara and Xerox where he held various leadership roles.