IT consulting firm Virtusa Corporation has elevated its veteran Samir Dhir as President. Under new role, Samir will take charge of running all industry verticals for the organisation, said a statement. In his earlier role, he spearheaded the delivery leadership for Virtusa from India and was responsible for bringing delivery efficiency and scale to support Virtusa's worldwide business operations.
“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,” said Kris Canekeratne, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Virtusa.
“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,” he added.
Samir was also member of key industry forums like NASSCOM's prestigious IT Council. Under his leadership, NASSCOM released a comprehensive report on, ‘The Digital Readiness of Indian IT service providers'.
“I would like to congratulate Samir on his appointment as the President at Virtusa. As an ex-member of NASSCOM's IT Services council, Samir has been the driving force behind the launch and execution of the ‘TechNgage' platform, aimed at evangelizing technologists in India. We are in the midst of exponential growth in the country and Samir's exemplary ability to build market leadership makes him the right choice for this responsibility. I am sure that under his leadership, Virtusa will scale new heights in the coming years”, said R Chandrasekhar, President, NASSCOM.
Virtusa Corporation is a global provider of information technology (IT) consulting and outsourcing services that accelerate business outcomes for Global 2000 companies and leading software vendors in banking and financial services, insurance, healthcare, telecommunications, technology, and media & entertainment.