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Source: Mindteck India limited
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 10:15 AM IST (04:45 AM GMT)
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Mindteck Board Member Role Expanded
Bangalore, Karnataka, India, Wednesday, June 12, 2013 — (Business Wire India) — Yusuf Lanewala fills role vacated by Wayne Berkowitz
Mindteck (India) Limited (BSE: MINDTECK), a global technology and talent consulting company, today announced that Mr. Yusuf Lanewala, a current member of the Board of Directors, will serve as CEO and Managing Director until such time that the Board identifies and appoints a person to fill the role vacated by Mr. Wayne Berkowitz, who ends his term as CEO and Managing Director today, Tuesday, June 11, 2013. This news follows an earlier announcement that Mindteck’s Board of Directors had accepted Mr. Berkowitz’s resignation in its May 10, 2013 board meeting.
Mr. Lanewala is a seasoned IT Strategy and Management professional with 35 years of global industry experience. Since starting his professional career in the Management Consulting Division of Price Waterhouse, Mr. Lanewala has held leadership positions with several leading IT services companies. Most recently, he served as CEO for Malomatia QSC, a 100% subsidiary of the Qatar’s Supreme Council of Information and Communications Technology (ictQatar), which provides domain-specific enterprise IT solutions to the Government, Education and Healthcare sectors.
Currently, Mr. Lanewala is actively engaged as an Independent Consultant. He has advised several IT services companies in business strategy, and also consults for several leading financial institutions in such areas as IT selection and deployment of core banking systems, anti-money laundering, business intelligence, card management, and channel management, such as ATM deployment, internet and mobile banking.
Mr. Lanewala was a board member of an IT services subsidiary set up by The Saraswat Cooperative Bank, a leading bank in India. He has been closely involved with various industry associations and is presently the Chairman of the IT Committee of The Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MACCIA). He is also one of the Founding Directors of The Business Process Council, an organization created to collect, produce and enhance a common body of knowledge of business processes to help the industry achieve productivity faster and boost the career prospects of professionals.
Mr. Lanewala has a Bachelor of Commerce from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata and an MBA from the State University of New York. He also attended an Executive Education Program in Change Management at the Harvard Business School.
About Mindteck (India) Limited
Mindteck, a global technology and talent consulting company, has served public sector entities as well as medical device manufacturers, top-tier semiconductor companies, analytical/scientific powerhouses, equipment OEMs, and service companies in the Global 2000 for over 21 years. The company’s depth of knowledge and niche expertise in product engineering and talent acquisition and management, is complemented by dedicated Centers of Excellence in Cloud Computing, Mobility Solutions, Electronics and Wireless Design, and Storage Testing. Presently, the company employs over 1,000 individuals throughout offices in the US and UK, Singapore, Malaysia, Bahrain and India. It also has four development centers (US, Singapore and India (Kolkata, Bangalore). The company is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE 517344). www.mindteck.com
Ronita Shambaya, Mindteck (India) Ltd., +91 (80) 41548000, firstname.lastname@example.org
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