Samir Dhar is new Virtusa President

Bangalore, August 22 2017: Samir Dhar is the new President of  global provider of information technology (IT) consulting and outsourcing services, Virtusa Corporation. He will take charge of running all industry verticals for the organization.

In his earlier role, Samir spearheaded the delivery leadership for Virtusa from India and was responsible for bringing delivery efficiency and scale to support Virtusa’s worldwide business operations. Samir was also member of key industry forums like NASSCOM’s prestigious IT Council.

Says Kris Canekeratne, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Virtusa, "We are delighted to announce Samir’s appointment as President at Virtusa. Samir has a keen understanding of the unique culture and client first mindset within Virtusa. He has been part of our growth journey for the last several years and has contributed in building scale and helping us reach where we are today. In his new role, Samir will handle P&L responsibility for all our industry groups, including sales, delivery and operations.  I look forward to his continued success, and in leading Virtusa to greater heights.”

Says Samir Dhir: “It is a privilege and honor to be considered for this role. Virtusa has always been driven by a client first mindset- solving our clients’ critical business issues through relentless innovation and delivery rigor. As we move forward, we will continue to foster a culture of innovation and operational excellence. I am looking forward to working with our talented executive team and dedicated associates and together, we will chart our path of industry-leading, profitable growth.”