-- Global Engineering Executive Joins as Managing Director of India
SAN JOSE, California, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GlobalLogic today announced that Sumit Sood has joined the company as managing director of India, reporting to CEO Shashank Samant. In his role, Sood will manage and oversee all of the India center operations, and will be based in GlobalLogic's Noida offices.
Sood brings over 18 years of experience in product engineering, and has spent the past 14 years at Virtusa, a global IT services company. As the former SVP of Outsourcing & Transformation Services, he worked closely with various Fortune 100 banks and telecom companies. Sood successfully expanded the company's client services business in the Middle East and Asia Pacific regions, and also helped establish European operations for the company's banking and insurance verticals. Sood has a Bachelor of Engineering degree in computer science from Punjab University and a postgraduate diploma in business management (finance) from XLRI Jamshedpur.
"We're excited to have Sumit join us as managing director of our India operations and part of our executive leadership team," said CEO Shashank Samant. "Sumit's experience in the traditional enterprise world will be extremely valuable as we continue to extend our product engineering and innovation expertise in building next generation digital enterprises. With the perfect mix of strategy and operations experience, I'm looking forward to his contributions to our India centers, as well as emerging markets."
"This is a great opportunity to work with such a talented team and company," said Sood. "I believe my background and global experience will nicely complement GlobalLogic's business objectives around the world, and especially in India. I look forward to further expanding our centers and capabilities in one of our fastest growing countries."
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