| | SEPTEMBER 20239IN FOCUSRajesh Nambiar, chairman and managing director of Cognizant India, was declared by the organization representing the IT sector, Nasscom, as its new chair. Anant Maheshwari, the former president of Microsoft India, is being replaced in the position by Nambiar, who previously held the position of vice-chairperson. Nambiar will keep working with the Nasscom Executive Council, business, and the government to boost India's status as a global technology powerhouse while navigating the present unstable macro environment, alongside president Debjani Ghosh.Focusing on integrated industry solutions for scale efficiencies, sustainability, and rapid innovation, the leadership will prioritize accelerating the adoption and widespread impact of emerging and deep technologies, improving India's talent capabilities aligned with evolving job roles, and fostering a diverse, inclusive, and equitable work environment for all."As enterprises accelerate their journey towards digitalization, they will evolve into adaptive entities capable of absorbing volatility and building sustainable growth models with diversity and inclusion as a cornerstone," said Nambiar. "I am honored and humbled to support the Nasscom Executive Council as its Chairperson and look forward to working with all its stakeholders to continue to strengthen India's leadership as the most trusted tech partner for the world," he added."I am excited to continue working with Rajesh in achieving a shared vision of India's Techade. I extend my heartfelt appreciation to Anant for his valuable contributions to the council and the broader tech ecosystem," said Ghosh. Asolvi, a leading provider of field service software, is pleased to announce the hiring of Nick Barnett as President and CEO. Nick has a renowned track record from multinational SaaS software and digital technology organizations, as well as a wealth of skills that will steer Asolvi through its next chapter of growth and success.Asolvi has developed to become the leading provider of industry-specific field service solutions in Europe and Latin America in recent years. The firm proudly serves clients in over 40 countries with a staff of around 170 devoted professionals. Nick inherits a fast-growing technology firm with a strong software portfolio that serves a wide range of industrial sectors with solutions such as Evatic, Vantage Online, Tesseract, MySalesDrive, TIVAPP, MyMobileWorkers, Winserv, Alarm Master, Protecnus, Asolvi Protect."I am thrilled to join Asolvi at this exciting stage of their journey," says Nick. "The company has firmly established itself as a major player in the field service software industry, and I believe there is immense potential for further growth and innovation. I see my immediate priorities as an acceleration of both organic and inorganic growth while working to identify synergies across the group to bring us close together as a unified service provider.Nick will mostly work from Asolvi's High Wycombe location, which is located just outside of London. As part of his first onboarding, Nick plans to meet with customers, colleagues, and teams from all locations and regions. NASSCOM NAMES COGNIZANT VETERAN RAJESH NAMBIAR AS CHAIRPERSONASOLVI APPOINTS NICK BARNETT AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
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