January 6, 2016 – Russell Reynolds Associates has placed Sandeep Kishore as chief executive officer of India-headquartered Zensar Technologies, a provider of technology services to global clients in the manufacturing, retail and financial services verticals. It offers end-to-end capabilities in Oracle implementation and maintenance.
Known as a results-driven, innovative leader, Mr. Kishore served as corporate vice president of life sciences healthcare and public services sales at HCL Technologies. His leadership there contributed significantly to the company’s growth through a number of innovative strategic partnerships with several Fortune 1000 companies.
“The future holds immense opportunities in an increasingly digital world for us. I am delighted to welcome Sandeep Kishore who has impressive credentials and I am sure he will help Zensar ride the next wave of opportunities that the IT industry presents,” Harsh Goenka, chairman at Zensar, said in a statement.
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