This Article is From Aug 27, 2013

Former Infosys top executive Sudhir Chaturvedi joins NIIT Tech

New Delhi:

IT services firm NIIT Technologies said on Monday that it has appointed former Infosys senior vice president Sudhir Chaturvedi as its chief operating officer (COO).

(Read: Infosys loses another senior executive)

"Sudhir joins NIIT Technologies from Infosys where he last served as Senior Vice President and Head of Financial Services Americas Business Unit," Noida-based NIIT Technologies said in a release.

Mr Chaturvedi will be responsible for global sales and delivery for the technology and business services of the firm, it added.

"The company is preparing for its next phase of growth with an eye to scale business to a billion US dollars annually," said Arvind Thakur, chief executive of NIIT Technologies.

Mr Chaturvedi's induction would bring fresh perspectives and enhance leadership bandwidth to execute on our next phase of growth, he added.

In his 13 years stint at Infosys, Mr Chaturvedi played a leadership role in the firms as EMEA's retail head, EMEA sales head and Europe manufacturing vertical head, before moving to the US as Financial Services Business unit head, the release said.