Zensar readies itself for the big league Appoints Sandeep Kishore as CEO & MD
Press Release | 14 Dec 2015
Zensar Technologies, an RPG Enterprises’ group company, is gearing itself to join the big league of Indian IT firms. The company has announced the appointment of Sandeep Kishore who will join Zensar on 12th January 2016 and take over the leadership of the company succeeding Ganesh Natarajan. He will be based in San Jose, California. Ganesh Natarajan’s term will come to an end on April 30, 2016. Commenting on the new appointment Zensar Technologies’ Chairman Harsh Goenka, said “Globally the IT industry is in the midst of tectonic changes and technology will increasingly play a vital role in shaping the world. The future holds immense opportunities in an increasingly digital world for us. I am delighted to welcome Sandeep Kishore who has impressive credentials and I am sure he will help Zensar ride the next wave of opportunities that the IT industry presents. I also take this opportunity to thank Ganesh Natarajan for his valuable contribution to Zensar’s growth journey this far.” An alumnus of IIT Bombay, India, Sandeep has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry, spanning across IT services, Engineering and Business Process Outsourcing. Currently, he is with HCL Technologies Ltd., as Corporate Vice President and Global Head for the Life Sciences & Health Care and the Public Services businesses, a USD 1.1 bn business for HCL Technologies. He has earlier also led the Global Manufacturing, and Engineering Services business at HCL. Commenting on his appointment, Sandeep mentioned, “This is an incredible opportunity to lead Zensar into the next phase of transformation and growth. In a world driven by digital, cloud, IoT and analytics, organizations globally are looking for partners who bring new ideas and push the boundaries to create greater and meaningful impact. I look forward to working with a great set of people at Zensar to deliver these to our customers, partners and stakeholders.” Zensar’s performance under the leadership of Ganesh Natarajan has been steady and surefooted. The company posted impressive CAGR of 22.5% over the past five years and clocked FY15 revenues at Rs 2,628 crore. Among the top Oracle service providers in the world, Zensar has strong client partnerships in US, Europe, South Africa and India. Recently, leading Private Equity fund APAX Partners acquired a sizable 23.2% stake in the company.