HCL Infosystems Ltd., India’s premier Distribution, IT Services and Solutions Company, today announced the appointment of Premkumar Seshadri as Executive Vice Chairman of the Company. Premkumar has been serving as a non-executive director on the HCL Infosystems board since March 2014.
Announcing the appointment, Dr. Nikhil Sinha, Chairman of the Board of HCL Infosystems Ltd. said, “Prem is a senior HCL Leader with deep expertise and experience in the IT industry. I’m confident he will add great value to the long-term strategic growth plans of HCL Infosystems and further strengthen the Company’s management depth during this period of transformation for the Company.”
Commenting on his new role, Premkumar said, “My earlier stints at HCL were truly exciting and fulfilling and I am excited to be back in the Group as Executive Vice Chairman of HCL Infosystems. The Company is going through an important transformation of its business as it repositions itself for the next stage of growth. I look forward to working with the board and the executive team to help guide the Company to scale greater heights in the future.”
Prior to returning to HCL, Premkumar was the Group CEO of Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd., where he worked closely with the Board on the Group’s transformation initiatives including its go-to-market strategy, customer experience, strategic partnerships and globalization. Prior to Apollo Hospitals, he had held important leadership positions at HCL where he was one of the key business leaders of the Group. During his 25 years at HCL he held leadership positions in HCL Limited, HCL Frontline and HCL Technologies. At HCL Technologies, Premkumar headed the over $1 billion dollars in revenue Financial Services and Healthcare verticals along with corporate alliances, partnerships and global expansion.
Premkumar is a much sought after speaker in Industry circles and has been actively involved with the World Economic Forum, where he was part of the Global Council on Talent Mobility and Diversity.
About HCL Infosystems Ltd.
With revenues of Rs 7852 crore, HCL Infosystems is India’s Premier Distribution and IT Services and Solutions Company. The Company has one of the largest sales & distribution networks in India and provides value added distribution for partners in Telecom, IT, Office Automation and Consumer Electronics products. The Company’s distribution business has an unparalleled network that reaches more than 100,000 retail outlets, over 800 Direct and Micro Distributors and over 12,400 Channel Partners across 15,000 towns and 664 districts in the country. The Company is also a leader in IT Services and Solutions with a comprehensive portfolio of Infrastructure Managed Services, Enterprise Application Services, System Integration Services, Office Automation Services, Managed Print Services, Life Cycle Services and After-Sales Support Services. HCL Learning, the Company’s learning solutions business, serves the entire spectrum of education and training requirements across schools colleges, individuals and enterprises and offers Digital Content & Learning Solutions.
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HCL is a business enterprise with presence in the fields of Technology and Healthcare. Founded in 1976 as one of India’s original IT garage start-ups, the HCL enterprise currently comprises three companies in India – HCL Technologies, HCL Infosystems and HCL Healthcare with annual revenues of US$ 6.5 billion and over 95,000 professionals from diverse nationalities operating across 31 countries including over 500 points of presence in India. In the technology space, HCL’s offerings span a wide range of software and hardware services and solutions including R&D, Technology Services, Enterprise and Applications Consulting, Remote Infrastructure Management, IT Hardware, Systems Integration, Distribution of Technology and Telecom Products. A new entrant in Healthcare, HCL aims to provide innovative medical services, products and training to meet the growing demand for quality healthcare in India. For further information, visit www.hcl.com
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