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HCL Technologies Announces Appointment of Prithvi Shergill as the Global Head of HR

Published Date: 
Apr 19, 2012
HCL Technologies Ltd. announced that Prithvi Shergill has joined the company as Corporate Vice President and Global HR Head. He will be based in Bangalore, India.
Noida, India, April 19th, 2012: HCL Technologies Ltd. today announced that Prithvi Shergill has joined the company as Corporate Vice President and Global HR Head. He will be based in Bangalore, India.

"I am pleased to welcome Prithvi to lead our HR organization as we move to the next stage of the Employees First transformation journey" said Vineet Nayar, Vice Chairman & CEO, HCL Technologies Ltd. "In the coming years Prithvi's experience will bring scalability, globalization and best practices enabling HCL to unleash the potential of our next generation workforce."

"I am excited to join HCL Technologies which to me is one of the few organizations which has managed to make culture a business differentiator", said Prithvi Shergill.

Prior to HCL, Prithvi has held HR leadership roles in organizations across the world in the IT, BPO and Telecom sectors. His last assignment was as a Partner at Accenture where he has held several positions.

About HCL Technologies
HCL Technologies is a leading global IT services company, working with clients in the areas that impact and redefine the core of their businesses. Since its inception into the global landscape after its IPO in 1999, HCL focuses on ‘transformational outsourcing’, underlined by innovation and value creation, and offers integrated portfolio of services including software-led IT solutions, infrastructure management, engineering and R&D services and BPO. HCL leverages its extensive global offshore infrastructure and network of offices in 26 countries to provide holistic, multi-service delivery in key industry verticals including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Consumer Services, Public Services and Healthcare. HCL takes pride in its philosophy of ‘Employee First, Customer Second’ which empowers our 82,464 transformers to create a real value for the customers. HCL Technologies, along with its subsidiaries, has reported consolidated revenues of US$ 4.0 billion (Rs 19,412 crore), as on 31 March 2012 (on LTMbasis). For more information, please visit www.hcltech.com

About HCL
HCL is a $6.2 bn leading global technology and IT enterprise comprising two companies listed in India – HCL Technologies and HCL Infosystems. Founded in 1976, HCL is one of India's original IT garage start-ups. A pioneer of modern computing and a transformational enterprise, HCL’s diverse range of hardware and software offerings span a wide array of focused industry verticals. The HCL team consists of 90,000 professionals of diverse nationalities, who operate from 31 countries including over 500 points of presence in India. For more on HCL, please visit www.hcl.com

Forward-looking Statements
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For details, contact:

Ajay Davessar
External Communications
HCL Technologies Ltd.
Mob +91 9650122336
Email: ajay.davessar@hcl.com

Deepika Bansal
Mob: +91 9810073217
Email: deepikab@sixdegreespr.co.in
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