3i Infotech appoints COO for MEARC region

Published May 13th, 2008 - 07:39 GMT

3i Infotech appoints COO for MEARC region

Global technology solutions and services provider, 3i Infotech, today announced the appointment of Mr. Pankaj Chawla as the Chief Operating Officer for the Middle East, Africa, Russia and CIS (MEARC) region.

Mr. Chawla brings to the company over 14 years of extensive experience managing a wide range of Information Technology businesses in leading organizations like General Electric (GE), Satyam Computers and LogicaCMG. Prior to joining 3i Infotech, Mr. Chawla served as the Managing Director of LogicaCMG for the South Asian region.

Commenting on the new appointment, Mr. Hari Padmanabhan, Deputy Managing Director, 3i Infotech said, “The 3i Infotech family welcomes Pankaj as the COO for the MEARC region. With his proven leadership skills, deep IT knowledge and the ability to strategise for a diverse geographical market such as MEARC, I am confident that Pankaj will be a great asset to the company.”   

On his appointment, Mr. Chawla said, “I am delighted to be a part of the 6000 people strong 3i Infotech which is a market leader in the region, with its proven track record and great reputation and, with more than 500 customers. We have a high performance team in the region, backed by dedicated teams in our various Global Development Centres in India. The combination provides a unique proposition in this marketplace, combining high quality products and services with a cost effective solution for the customer. I am looking forward to working closely with all my colleagues across the organisation in taking 3i Infotech to the next level. The unprecedented boom in this region offers tremendous growth opportunities for us.

Mr. Chawla holds an Engineering Degree from the Institute of Engineering and Technology, Lucknow and an MBA from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kolkata, India.

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