NASSCOM appoints former Managing Director of Intel South Asia Debjani Ghosh as its President-Designate

Ghosh will be the first woman President of NASSCOM and her appointment is a true reflection of the importance of diversity and inclusion in the industry.

The National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) on Friday announced the appointment of Debjani Ghosh, former MD, Intel South Asia, as the NASSCOM President-Designate, succeeding R Chandrashekhar, President, NASSCOM upon the completion of his term in March 2018.

A security guard stands at the venue of National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) India Leadership Forum in Mumbai, India February 16, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui - RC1F96A95CC0

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"The industry is today at a very interesting inflection point and NASSCOM has a key role to play in catalysing the next phase of growth of the sector. Debjani will be the first woman President of NASSCOM and her appointment is a true reflection of the importance of diversity and inclusion which is a key pillar for the industry," said Raman Roy, Chairman, NASSCOM.

"These are exciting times for India in terms of the industrial and digital revolution that it is undergoing. I feel privileged and honoured to take up this opportunity to work with all stakeholders and strengthen the prowess of the Indian IT-BPM industry globally and in India. I firmly believe that NASSCOM is much more strategically placed than any other forum to drive the IT agenda of the country," said Debjani Ghosh, President-Designate, NASSCOM.

"The past few years have been exciting and challenging for India as well as the Indian IT-BPM industry. It has been an enriching experience for me personally, working with stakeholders across the globe and strengthening NASSCOM and the industry's position as organisations working towards bringing a positive change to the way the world operates," said R Chandrashekhar, President, NASSCOM.




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