• Brings on board experienced industry professionals to drive new strategy of bringing to market intelligent business and technology solutions
• Various business solutions being readied for launch globally
• The new appointments are:
• Ravindra Datar as Head - Global Marketing,
• Ramkumar Akella as Chief Operating Officer and
• Anand Subramanian as Senior Vice President, Finance & Accounting Services
Datamatics Global Services, a global provider of intelligent, value-driven technology and business solutions spanning IT consulting, business process transformation, off-the-shelf technology solutions and customized software services, announced the appointment of industry veterans to drive its new go-to-market strategy. All the new members of the senior management will be reporting to Rahul Kanodia, Vice Chairman & CEO, and will be based in Mumbai.
Ravindra Datar has joined Datamatics as Head - Global Marketing. Ravindra has done his Graduation in Industrial Electronics Engineering & Post Graduation in Marketing Management. He began his career with Indian Market Research Bureau (IMRB) as a consultant in the Industrial Research Division & later worked with Gartner Inc. as Principal Analyst leading research on IT services & BPO. In his last assignment at Patni Computer Systems he was Associate VP – Marketing, leading special initiatives in Corporate Marketing.
Ramkumar Akella has joined Datamatics as Chief Operating Officer. RRam began his career as a management consultant with Accenture, where over 12 years he advised clients across industries such as Oil & Gas, Auto, Pharma, Manufacturing, Retail etc. His areas of focus included business strategy formulation, business process re-engineering and supply chain optimization. He then set up Infosys BPO business in Europe, based in London. He was responsible for business development as Vice-President for Europe and over a four-year period, grew the BPO business in UK and continental Europe. Ram then joined Birlasoft (UK) Ltd as their Managing Director, responsible for IT services business in the European market. At Birlasoft, Ram led the company’s foray into several countries in Continental Europe through a mix of acquisitions, setting up local offices and partnerships.
Ram has been widely quoted in leading publications like Information Age, CIO and Finance Director Europe. Ram is also recognized for his thought leadership and speaks at various conferences and symposiums. Ram obtained an Engineering degree from IIT, Kharagpur and an MBA from IIM, Lucknow.
Anand Subramanian has joined as Senior Vice President, F&A. Anand is a graduate in Finance from the Mumbai University and is also a CA/CS/ICWA. Over the past 14 years, Anand worked with Reuters, Enron & Global Tele-Systems before joining WNS. At WNS, he helped build the Mumbai F & A Operations team from scratch to almost 600+ people in 2 years. Anand was a core team member in listing WNS on NYSE and also played an important role in managing the top line numbers for WNS with the Group CEO.
Datamatics Global Services also had other recent additions to the senior management. Krishna Tewari came on board as Global Head – Online, Publishing and Media Solutions; Punit Jain has joined as Global Head – DP / i-Q; and Dr. C. M. Dwivedi as President and Global HR Head.