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Executive Team

 

  • Premkumar Seshadri
    Executive Vice-Chairman & Managing Director

    Prem has been an integral part of the HCL Group for over 3 decades since he first joined them as a Management Trainee.                  .

    He is the Executive Vice-Chairman and Managing Director of HCL Infosystems Ltd. and the Director and Chief Mentor of HCL TalentCare Pvt. Ltd., a new initiative in HCL in the Talent space. He has a vast experience in HCL and outside that spans Healthcare, FMCG and Consulting space.

    Prior to HCL, he was with Apollo Hospitals Group, as the Group CEO. Working closely with the Board, he was actively involved with the transformation agenda across Strategic Go to Market initiatives, Customer Experience, Strategic Partnerships and Globalization.                      .

    Before joining Apollo Hospitals Group, Prem was the Senior Corporate Officer and President for HCL Technologies, leading Financial Services, Healthcare verticals along with strategic global leadership of customer proposition innovation, alliances and partnerships, as well as, expansion. He was one of the key business leaders for the Group, associated for over 30 years in various capacities from early 80’s across HCL Limited, HCL Frontline, Deutsche Software and HCL Technologies. He was also involved in a successful entrepreneurship venture that pioneered the global use of “PDA based CRM” in FMCG and Pharmaceuticals sectors.                  

    Customer centricity and business excellence has been an area of passion for Prem. He has been instrumental in forging Global Partnerships that have resulted in creating value across borders.                    

    Prem’s track record cuts across leading customer engagements and working with global companies, leading P&L and operations, as well as, leading innovation and new initiatives to build competitive edge in the business. He brings rich global exposure across various sectors with IT being core, Financial Services, Insurance, Pharmaceuticals, FMCG and Healthcare.   

    In all of the above experiences, he has been a keen observer and talent mentor. A people person to the core, his doctoral research has been on talent development. It is this passion that got him actively involved with the World Economic Forum, where he was part of the Global Council on Talent Mobility and Diversity.                                         .

    He is a member of CII National Committee on Healthcare and helps contribute in shaping the agenda for the Healthcare sector. He is also a member of CII National Committee on Marketing. He was a member of CEOs Mission to the United States that coincided with the annual meeting of the U.S. – India Strategic Dialogue. He is a much sought after speaker in Industry circles and is on the Consultant panel of some global leaders.                 

    He is a Charter Member and member of the Governing Council of TiE Chennai, involved with their various activities. He was one of the mentors of the TyE (TiE Young Entrepreneurs) Team which won “TiE 2013 Global Business Plan Competition” representing TiE Chennai. He has also been independently mentoring young entrepreneurs . A sports enthusiast, he has been associated with Cricket in various capacities and unconnected to sports he keenly follows politics.                               .

     

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  • J V Ramamurthy
    Senior Advisor

    J V Ramamurthy began his career as an aeronautical engineer with Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. at the Avionics Design Bureau. On deputation he has enjoyed stints with INAS Integration Organization, MOD and later SAGEM-Cergy Pontoise, France on Flight Test Integration Rigs for DARIN, Jaguar (Display Attack Ranging Enterial Navigation) system.

    He joined HCL Infosystems as Regional Customer Engineering Support Manager in 1988 and went on to head the company’s support services. In all his roles at HCL, with his keen insight and farsighted vision, he has re-engineered and redefined the business organization to optimally utilize its core strengths.

    J V Ramamurthy holds an engineering degree in Electronics & Communications, from Guindy Engineering College, and a Master’s degree in Applied Electronics from the Madras Institute of Technology, both in Chennai. Fluent in six different languages, he has keen interest in Indian instrumental music, Philately and Numismatics.

    http://www.hclinfosystems.com/sites/default/files/J-V-Ramamurthy_0.pdf http://www.hclinfosystems.com/sites/default/files/styles/executive_image/public/JVRama.jpg?itok=Dmu1AUQ6
  • Sumit Bhattacharya
    Executive President - Strategic Businesses and Marketing

    Sumit Bhattacharya is the Executive President, Strategic Businesses and Marketing of HCL Infosystems Ltd. As a senior member of the management team, Sumit is responsible for strategic new businesses and partnership opportunities for the company. He is also the functional head of all the marketing teams in HCL Infosystems.

    Sumit is a proven business leader who brings a blue ocean thinking approach to market outreach, product management and customer experience.  He has been associated with HCL Enterprise in various capacities across multiple businesses. He was one of the founding members of HCL BPO in 2001 and headed HCL’s Marketing function during the heady Hardware days of the late eighties. With a career spanning over 40 years, Sumit has been associated with the Indian and Global IT and ITeS industry for 25 years. He has worked in global organizations like Thorn-EMI and Xerox. He has also managed an entrepreneurial venture in the US. In the recent past, Sumit has been developing strategies and models focused on the deployment of Integrated Services to generate measurable and significant business impact and value for global as well as mid-sized enterprises. Prior to joining HCL Infosystems, Sumit was a Senior Vice President & Head of Global Marketing at Sutherland Global Services based in the US.

    Sumit is an MBA from London Business School, and has been a key speaker and panelist in various industry forums and academic institutions. Sumit is also actively involved in mentoring enterprises in various industries ranging from development and deployment of Artificial Intelligence/Neural Network/Fuzzy Logic-enabled Financial Trading Systems to Adventure based Training & Learning.

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  • Rangarajan Raghavan
    Joint-President & Executive Sponsor - Globalisation & Strategic Operations

    Ranga is the Joint-President & Executive Sponsor for Globalization and Strategic operations at HCL Infosystems.  He is a seasoned strategic leader who brings proven expertise in technology support & serving clients across various industries. With a career spanning over 30 years, Ranga carries a rich experience of driving business and leading various functions.

    Ranga has been a part of the HCL Enterprise for over three decades, his association has immensely contributed to the overall growth of the brand and has helped various businesses scale new heights. In his previous role, Ranga was the Head of Global Operations for BPO Services where he was responsible for transforming HCL’s Next Gen BPO from being a traditional BPO services business to a provider of holistic next generation business and technical services to marquee Fortune 500 customers across the globe.

     

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  • S G Murali
    Group Chief Financial Officer – HCL Infosystems Ltd.

    S G Murali is the Group Chief Financial Officer of HCL Infosystems Ltd.   Murali is responsible for providing leadership to the Finance Team and support in formulating strategies to drive growth for the company. Murali  oversees the Finance, Legal, Secretarial, Credit Control and certain other key initiatives led by the Finance Function.
     

    He has a wealth of experience spanning over  29 years gained from working across diverse industries including Telecommunications and Infrastructure and managing large complex high growth businesses. Murali has a comprehensive 360 degree view of Finance having handled Strategic Planning and Implementation, Risk and Compliance Governance, Transformation and Change Management, Finance Planning and Corporate Finance amongst others.  
     

    Prior to joining HCL Infosystems, Murali was the Executive President and Chief Financial Officer at Tata Tele Services Ltd where he was overseeing Finance and Supply Chain Management functions. In his earlier assignments, Murali has held senior level roles in organizations like Tata Cellular Ltd. (now Idea Cellular) and Reliance Industries Ltd. Murali is a much respected Finance professional and was recognized amongst India’s Top 100 CFOs by CFO India in March 2015.

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  • Kannika Sagar
    Chief People Officer, HCL Infosystems

    Kannika Sagar is the Chief People Officer, HCL Infosystems. She leads the People Strategy and its execution as the company builds further momentum on its Transformation pillars. In this capacity, Kannika is responsible for development and deployment of Corporate HR strategy, bringing world class people practices to drive effective leadership capability & skill development, performance management and career enrichment in HCL Infosystems.


    Having started her career 21 years ago with HCL Infosystems as a Senior Management Trainee, Kannika is an acclaimed HR professional with over two decades of experience in Human Resources encompassing both internal business partnership and consulting roles across diverse industries such as Information Technology, FMCG, Consulting and Manufacturing.


    Prior to joining HCL Infosystems, Kannika was working with Aon Hewitt as their ‘Head - Human Resources’ for the India consulting business. She was also the ‘Talent Lead’ for Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa consulting.


    Kannika has done her PG Diploma in Human Resources from XLRI Jamshedpur. Kannika has an active interest in sports and was part of the Judo and basketball teams during her academic years.

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  • Sandeep Kanwar
    Chief Executive – HCL Infotech Ltd.

    Sandeep Kanwar joined HCL Infosystems Ltd in 1988 and in a short span of 8 years progressed to the position of CFO at a young age of 35. Sandeep currently is the Chief Executive of HCL Infotech Ltd. and is responsible for overall business strategy and growth.

    A Chartered Accountant by qualification, Sandeep completed his BA Honours in Economics from Delhi University. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Sandeep has established himself as a professional with high financial acumen and management skills.

     

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  • Bimal Das
    Joint President - Enterprise Products Distribution Business

    Bimal Das is the Joint President for Distribution business and is responsible for expanding the enterprise partner base, take niche enterprise products to market and grow the cloud distribution portfolio by partnering with leading Cloud Service Providers. Bimal is spearheading the business to become India’s leading value added distributor and plays a pivotal role in forming new alliances, building new channel and partner eco systems, which is a key part of HCL Infosystem’s growth strategy as new partnerships also garner warranty and break-fix services that enables growth in the services business.

    Bimal is a versatile professional who has over 25 years of rich and diverse experience in building and managing businesses. Prior to HCL, Bimal was the Managing Director of PT. Ingram Micro, Indonesia and has also held key positions within the same organization. Bimal's key achievements among many include building strong teams including leadership teams to build businesses, setting up the Indonesian operation of Ingram Micro and making it successful. Bimal has also worked for Tulip India Limited, Hindustan Lever Limited and Usha Rectifier Corporation Limited. Bimal's diverse experience across industries further strengthens HCL’s distribution.

    Bimal is an MBA from FMS Delhi and holds a Masters degree in Physics from Ravenshaw College, Orissa. Bimal is a sports enthusiast & a travel buff. He also plays club cricket & badminton.           

     

    http://www.hclinfosystems.com/sites/default/files/Bimal-das.pdf http://www.hclinfosystems.com/sites/default/files/styles/executive_image/public/Bimal-Das.jpg?itok=oceZpEa4
  • Sutikshan Naithani
    Joint President – Consumer Distribution Business

    Sutikshan Naithani is the Joint President – Consumer Distribution Business of HCL Infosystems Ltd. In his current role, Sutikshan is responsible for driving strategic and operational leadership of HCL Infosystems’ Distribution business and leads the company’s efforts towards becoming a dominant value added distribution partner in India.

    He has over 25 years of rich experience in various business functions such as business strategy, sales and marketing, product planning & management and operations. He had worked in various industries including Telecom, Consumer Durables and FMCG. Earlier, Sutikshan had also played a pivotal role in single handedly creating and driving the Nokia distribution business for HCL from 1995 till 2003. Before re-joining HCL in January 2013, he was running his own entrepreneurial venture. Prior to this, he was associated with Samsung Electronics as a Country head for their Mobile Phone division, where he was entrusted with the responsibility of establishing Samsung as a premium aspirational brand in India. He has also worked with leading brands like BPL Sanyo and Dabur, where he began his career in 1989.

    He is a graduate in commerce from University of Delhi and holds a master’s degree in Advertising & Public Relations.

    http://www.hclinfosystems.com/sites/default/files/Sutikshan.pdf http://www.hclinfosystems.com/sites/default/files/styles/executive_image/public/Sutikshan-pic_0.jpg?itok=0MW9h2VW
  • Biswanath Bhattacharya
    Chief Executive – HCL Services Ltd.

    Biswanath is the Chief Executive of HCL Services and is responsible for the overall Enterprise services business in the country. He is driving the transformation of HCL Services with specific focus on IT infrastructure and application services domain.

    Biswanath is a proven business leader with distinguished career spanning over 25 years, including 15 years of rich experience in strategic leadership positions. Prior to joining HCL, he was the Vice President and General Manager, Technology Services, Hewlett Packard, India.

    Based on a rich sales experience of over two decades, Biswanath has played a key role in understanding customer challenges and aligning business initiatives with new solution sets across all industry verticals.

    Biswanath is recognized with numerous awards & accolades like Compaq 100% Club, Digital 100 % Club, DEC Circle of Excellence from India (Cancun, Mexico), India Circle of Excellence, Special Award given by CEO OF DIGITAL (DEC) for achieving overall Eastern Region Revenue objective.

    http://www.hclinfosystems.com/sites/default/files/Biswanath-Bhattacharya_0.pdf http://www.hclinfosystems.com/sites/default/files/styles/executive_image/public/Biswanath-Bhattacharya_0.jpg?itok=xs688T3U
  • Sharad Talwar
    Head – HCL Care, HCL Services Ltd.

    Sharad Talwar is the head of HCL Care, with an overall experience of over 24 years with leading companies like Convergys, Dell, GE Capital, and HCL Hewlett Packard. He had previously been associated with HCL for 11 years in various roles. He was pivotal in the launch of brands like HP Vectra, HCL Infiniti, Bean Stalk and HCL Infinet.

    Sharad is an ‘out of the box thinker’ and very innovative in his management approach. In his previous assignment, Sharad headed IndiaCan, a joint venture between Educomp and Pearson. His academic credentials include a management degree from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and an engineering degree from IIT Kharagpur.

    http://www.hclinfosystems.com/sites/default/files/Sharad-Talwar_0.pdf http://www.hclinfosystems.com/sites/default/files/styles/executive_image/public/Sharad-Talwar.jpg?itok=t1tQONEO
  • APS Bedi
    President, Enterprise Business, HCL Infotech Ltd.

    Amanpreet Singh Bedi (or APS as he is better known) is the President Enterprise Solutions of HCL Infotech, a wholly owned subsidiary of HCL Infosystems Limited. In his current role, APS is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of HCL Infotech’s Enterprise Solutions business  and leads the company’s efforts towards industrialization of the organization, execution excellence and maintenance of its  growth momentum.

    An Electronics & Electrical Communication Engineering from Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, APS joined HCL in 1986. With over 27 years of  diversified experience, APS has been instrumental in building and scaling many of HCL’s businesses successfully. He has proven to be a transformational leader and has been instrumental in turning around the  businesses that he has spearheaded within HCL in multiple verticals such as Telecom, Manufacturing, BFSI, Defense, Government, Health, Travel Transportation & Logistics and Utility. Under his guidance and mentorship, HCL Infosystems has consistently achieved best in class Customer Experience, and has  been applauded in numerous industry reports and won several awards.

    APS spends his spare time reading and listening to music. 

     

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  • Anand Sundaresan
    Business Head – HCL Learning and Enterprise Application Services

    Anand is the Executive Vice President heading HCL Learning and Enterprise Applications Services Business at HCL Infosystems.  He is a seasoned business leader with a career span of over 30 years in the technology industry. He carries a rich experience in handling Sales & Marketing across domains and verticals, driving Operations with P&L responsibility and managing large projects and teams across geographies.

    Anand’s association with the IT industry began in 1983 with DCM Data Products and thereafter with various leading organizations like NIIT Technologies, CMS and Ferranti among others. He has also had entrepreneurial stints with NextGen Communications (now an RPG Company).

    He has been associated with HCL Enterprise for a large part of his career, with more than 13 years at HCL Infosystems and 4 years at HCL Technologies. At HCL Infosystems, he led various geographies and key strategic initiatives, one among many being the SAP entry into the domestic market. At HCL Technologies, he managed large global alliances like Microsoft, EMC and IBM along with the applications business for India.

    Anand is an avid golfer and his hobbies include reading and listening to Karnatik music.  

    http://www.hclinfosystems.com/sites/default/files/Anand-Sundaresan.pdf http://www.hclinfosystems.com/sites/default/files/styles/executive_image/public/Anand-Sundaresan.jpg?itok=D-vXZOpD
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