Hyderabad, India, August 24, 2010 – Tech Mahindra, the brand identity of Satyam Computer Services Ltd. (NYSE:SAY), a leading global consulting and IT services provider, today announced the appointment of Gaurav Gupta as Associate Vice President, Strategic Partnerships in Europe for the Aerospace and Defence sector at Tech Mahindra.
In this role, Gaurav will lead development of customised partnership arrangements in the sectors of Aerospace and Defence. He will focus on building new business opportunities and, using the synergies of the Mahindra Group, convert them into large global relationships. His appointment comes as Tech Mahindra looks to strengthen its focus on specialty offerings for this sector and to meet the specific challenges facing the industry, namely; cost, time to market and a need to maintain research and development at reduced costs.
Commenting on the appointment, Vikram Nair, Head-Europe, Tech Mahindra said, “Gaurav brings a breadth of experience which will be invaluable as we look to strengthen our foothold in the Aerospace and Defence market. We are delighted to welcome him to Mahindra Satyam and look forward to building new partnerships and alliances in the sector.”
Gaurav has more than a decade’s experience in the industry which began when the Aerospace and Defence sector first started looking at outsourcing and off-shoring in a major way. Prior to joining the Mahindra Group, Gaurav worked as a Director of Business Development with HCL, based in the UK. Gaurav holds a Bachelors Degree in Engineering and Post Graduate Masters in Business Management.
Gaurav Gupta, Associate Vice President Strategic Partnerships, comments: “The industry faces a number of challenges at present which Tech Mahindra is uniquely positioned to fulfil. Our ability to draw specific strengths from various businesses within the group and act as a single interface makes Tech Mahindra one of the most compelling partners for global A&D organisations. We have a pool of talented professionals with in depth industry and technical expertise, leading technology practices, and a global service model, which makes MSAT a partner of Choice.”
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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