Hexaware appoints former HCL Tech exec R Srikrishna as CEO

Srikrishna is credited with establishing Infrastructure Services business and growing the Lifesciences & Healthcare business for HCL Technologies.<br />

hidden July 28, 2014 12:14:54 IST
Hexaware appoints former HCL Tech exec R Srikrishna as CEO

New Delhi: Mid-sized IT services firm Hexaware Technologies said it has appointed R Srikrishnaas its new Chief Executive Officer, effective today.

Srikrishna will take over the role from Vice Chairman and CEO P R Chandrasekar, Hexaware said in a statement.

Prior to this Srikrishna was President of Infrastructure and Life Sciences Businesses at HCL Technologies, it added.

"After a thorough succession planning exercise and a comprehensive search process, the board is pleased to have found an exceptional individual to assume leadership of this growing organisation," Hexaware Technologies Chairman Atul Nishar said.

Hexaware appoints former HCL Tech exec R Srikrishna as CEO

Hexaware offices in Chennai.

Srikrishna is credited with establishing Infrastructure Services business and growing the Lifesciences & Healthcare business for HCL Technologies.

Chandrasekar will retire from the CEO role today but continue as Vice Chairman, Nishar added.

Hexaware Technologies posted a 21.8 percent fall in its consolidated net profit at Rs 76.57 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2014, against Rs 97.90 crore in the same quarter last year.

Consolidated income, however, rose by 13.7 percent to Rs 610.38 crore in the April-June quarter of the current fiscal as against Rs 536.60 crore in Q2, 2013.

The Mumbai-based firm said it expects revenues in the July-September quarter to be in the range of $98.1-100 million, a quarter-on-quarter growth of 3.5-5.5 percent.

PTI

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