NOIDA, Aug 1, 2008: HCL Technologies, India’s leading Global Technology and IT Services company, announced that Vineet Nayar, CEO, HCL Technologies, has been appointed to the Board of HCL Technologies as a Wholetime Director with effect from Aug 1, 2008. Shiv Nadar, Founder - HCL and Chairman & Chief Strategy Officer, HCL Technologies said - “Vineet’s appointment to the Board reflects HCL’s commitment to nurturing talent, positioning it in key areas of leadership and building lasting institutions of excellence. Vineet joined HCL - his first and only job, as Senior Management Trainee in 1985. He created HCL Comnet, and positioned HCL as a pioneer and industry leader globally in the Remote Infrastructure Management space. He has led HCL’s transformation strategy, now a Harvard Business School case study. Vineet will now continue to bring his leadership skills to bear on HCL’s future but in a larger context - in developing its vision, governance and strategy beyond the confines of HCL’s business.