Mumbai: Zensar Technologies Ltd, an RPG Enterprises’ group company, named Sandeep Kishore as chief executive officer and managing director.

Kishore will join Zensar on 12 January and take over leadership of the company from Ganesh Natarajan, whose term comes to an end on 30 April 2016.

He will be based in San Jose, California, Zensar said in a statement on Monday.

An alumnus of IIT Bombay, Kishore has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry, spanning across IT services, engineering and business process outsourcing.

Currently, he is with HCL Technologies Ltd. as corporate vice president and global head for the life sciences and health care and the public services businesses.

In October, private equity (PE) firm Apax Partners acquired a 23.2% stake in Zensar Technologies from Electra Private Equity Plc.

“The future holds immense opportunities in an increasingly digital world for us. I am delighted to welcome Kishore who has impressive credentials and I am sure he will help Zensar ride the next wave of opportunities that the IT industry presents. I also take this opportunity to thank Natarajan for his valuable contribution to Zensar’s growth journey this far," said Zensar Technologies’ chairman Harsh Goenka.

Kishore said in a world driven by digital, cloud, IoT and analytics, organizations globally are looking for partners who bring new ideas and push the boundaries to create greater and meaningful impact.

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