C.P. Gurnani to head TechMahindra

Mumbai, Aug 14, 2012 –CP Gurnani has been appointed Managing Director of telecom solutions leader, Tech Mahindra, part of the Mahindra group of India-based companies. Previously, CP headed Tech Mahindra's global operations, sales and marketing functions, and led the development of the company's competency and solution units. An alumnus of National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela, he has held several leading positions with HCL Hewlett Packard Limited, Perot Systems (India) Limited and HCL Corporation Ltd in his career of over 31 years. In 2007, CP was nominated for the Entrepreneur of the Year Award bestowed by Ernst & Young.

Says Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group and Chairman of Tech Mahindra: "From establishing Tech Mahindra as the undisputed leader in telecom to charting Mahindra Satyam's three year transformational turnaround in the most trying of circumstances, CP's journey as the turnaround CEO is now complete and I congratulate him as he takes on this additional critical responsibility. I am confident that he will continue to outshine in all that he sets out to do."

Adds CP Gurnani: “Tech Mahindra has been instrumental in shaping my career and the opportunity at Mahindra Satyam helped me build on that foundation. Whatever I have achieved has been possible because of the relentless efforts of my teams, colleagues and the enormous patience and understanding from my family. I look forward to the challenges and hope to deliver to the best of my abilities.”