Tokyo, 8 September, 2010 – Tech Mahindra, the new brand identity of Satyam Computer Services Ltd. (NYSE:SAY), a leading global consulting and IT services provider, has appointed Kunihiko Higashi as the Country Manager in Japan.
In his new role, Kunihiko Higashi will be responsible for spearheading the overall operations for Tech Mahindra in Japan, including sales, marketing and professional services and support. He will drive the company’s revenue and market share growth through the implementation of aggressive sales and marketing strategies and building the company’s channel programs in this market.
Raghavendra Tripathi, Regional Manager-North Asia, Tech Mahindra said, “We look forward to working with Kunihiko and welcome him to the Tech Mahindra team. His leadership skills and innate understanding of the local market, coupled with his in-depth understanding on how the services and technology industry are evolving will help drive our vision in Japan."
Kunihiko brings with him over twenty five years of experience in the IT industry and has held several senior management positions at SSA, Computer Associates, Cisco Systems PeopleSoft, Cognos, Infor Global Solutions. He began his career with IBM and was involved in a joint venture business with Mitsubishi Corporation in order to expand their business partners.About MSAT
About Tech Mahindra
Tech Mahindra (NYSE: SAY) is a leading global business and information technology services company that leverages deep industry and functional expertise, leading technology practices, and an advanced, global delivery model to help clients transform their highest-value business processes and improve their business performance.
The company's professionals excel in enterprise solutions, supply chain management, client relationship management, business intelligence, business process quality, engineering and product lifecycle management, and infrastructure services, among other key capabilities.
Tech Mahindra is part of the $11.1 billion Mahindra Group, a global industrial federation of companies and one of the top 10 business houses based in India. The Group’s interests span automotive products, aviation, components, farm equipment, financial services, hospitality, information technology, logistics, real estate and retail.
Tech Mahindra development and delivery centers in the US, Canada, Brazil, the UK, Hungary, Egypt, UAE, India, China, Malaysia, Singapore, and Australia serve numerous clients, including many Fortune 500 organizations.
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