Nitin Rakesh to head Mphasis

Bangalore, January 28 2017: Leading Information Technology services provider Mphasis  has announced the appointment of Nitin Rakesh as its Chief Executive Officer and Additional Director on the Board with effect from  Monday. He takes over the role from Ganesh Ayyar whose tenure is over.

Nitin, until recently was the CEO and President of Syntel, Inc. (a NASDAQ listed IT Services Company). Prior to  this he held multiple roles at Syntel such as President, Americas, where he headed Business Development and North American operations. 

“The management of Mphasis is excited to have Nitin on board. Mphasis hopes to gain from Nitin’s vast experience, strong customer orientation and deep insights in the areas of new emerging technologies such as Digital & Automation. He has held key leadership roles, scripting numerous success stories and we hope that under his leadership, Mphasis will reach newer heights. The entire Mphasis family thanks Ganesh Ayyar for his exemplary stewardship and his valuable contribution over the last eight years. We wish him all the very best in the years ahead” said Mr. Davinder Singh Brar, Chairman of the Board of Mphasis.

Added Nitin: “I am very excited to take on the leadership of Mphasis. I am most enthused about the company’s unique positioning and strong customer base and hope to capitalize on the opportunities offered by adoption of Digital Transformation.  The company has one of the most promising teams, and I am looking forward to working with them to create value for our customers, employees and shareholders.”