EFY Enterprises Pvt. Ltd., India’s leading IT publishing house today announced Mr. Ajai Chowdhry, Chairman and CEO, HCL Infosystems as the `Electronics Man of the Year’ for 2006 at a glittering EFY Awards 2006 function held in Le-Meridien Hotel, New Delhi. The award was presented to Mr. Chowdhry for his pivotal role in HCL ‘s breakthrough technology innovations.
Commenting on the occasion Ajai Chowdhry, Chairman and CEO, HCL Infosystems said, “I am honored that our breakthrough technology innovations and functional expertise in developing cutting edge products have been recognized by the industry. At HCL every person is committed to excelling in technology innovation and making a positive difference to the community. This recognition inspires us to look at creating better and better products & services to serve our customers better.
Mr. Chowdhry has been a key force in driving the growth of HCL Infosystems. The credit of setting up HCL’s overseas operations, starting with Singapore in 1980, goes to him. During this tenure, he extensively covered the South Asian markets, including Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Indonesia, and the People’s Republic of China, expanding business operations which paved the way towards enhancing HCL’s core competencies in bringing the best international technologies to the domestic market.
Credited with providing momentum to key IT phenomena – within the company as well as in the industry – he has constantly added newer and cutting edge technology skills to the company’s portfolio. Under his leadership, several new projects have been undertaken in the company that have had a lasting impact – foray into IT retailing, spearheading the company wide Quality movement and IT for masses are some examples of the same
According to Mr. Ramesh Chopra, editor and publisher, ‘Electronics For You” magazine “EFY Awards is an attempt to give recognition to the leading enterprises and individuals in the Indian Technology industry. Being the leading publication in the electronics industry, we have taken the initiative to identify the leading companies and individuals in the industry, with the inputs of the electronics fraternity.” He added, “We congratulate the winners and thank the readers who participated in selecting the leaders in the technology industry. EFY Awards is a step towards encouraging electronics in India. We are delighted to note that the idea has been appreciated by the people in this field.”
The EFY Awards are given in 27 different categories. EFY also recognizes individuals’ contributions to the industry through ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’, Electronics Man Of The Year’ and ‘Electronics Organization Of The Year’.
About HCL Infosystems
HCL Infosystems, India’s premier information enabling and integration company offers its customers technology solutions across multiple platforms. It has partnerships with some leading global player like Intel, AMD, Toshiba, Ericsson, Microsoft, Nokia and Sun Microsystems among others.
HCL Infosystems has direct customer service centres across 300+ locations and two ISO 9001 certified state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities. With a mission to provide world-class information technology solutions and services to enable its customers to serve their customers better, HCL Infosystems is forever setting new standards of IT in the country. For more information please visit www.hclinfosystems.in
About HCL Enterprise
HCL Enterprise is a leading Global Technology and IT enterprise with annual revenues of $2.7 billion (Rs.12, 000 cr). The HCL Enterprise comprises of two companies listed in India, HCL Technologies & HCL Infosystems. The 3-decade-old enterprise, founded in 1976, is one of India’s original IT garage start ups. Its range of offerings span Product Engineering, Technology and Application Services, BPO, Infrastructure Services, IT Hardware, Systems Integration, and distribution of technology and telecom products. The HCL team comprises of 30,000 professionals of diverse nationalities, who operate from 15 countries including 300 points of presence in India. HCL has global partnerships with several leading Fortune 1000 firms, including leading IT and Technology firms. For more information please www.hcl.in