Ganesh Ayyar Named MphasiS CEO

NWC News Network, January 29, 2009


MphasiS has recently announced the appointment of former Hewlett-Packard (HP) executive Ganesh Ayyar, as the company’s chief executive officer and a member of the MphasiS Board of Directors.


Ayyar will take on his role with immediate effect, reporting directly to, Michael Coomer, chairman - MphasiS and senior vice president, Asia Pacific & Japan Region, Global Financial Services Industry of EDS, an HP Company. He will be based at MphasiS’ headquarters in Bangalore.

“Ganesh Ayyar has demonstrated great success over many years at HP where he built, developed and grew significant business groups," said Coomer. "He brings to us an unrivalled understanding of Finance, Sales & Marketing, General Management, P&L Management and People Management. He is a great leader for our executive team and his vast experience will enable us leverage synergies between MphasiS and HP."

Ayyar joins the company from HP where he was vice president, Managed Services, Asia Pacific & Japan.  This business covers selective sourcing and small and medium outsourcing deals. He joined the company in 1989 and has held several roles across its diverse business groups across geographies. In 1999, Ayyar was the president of HP India and was instrumental in strengthening the company’s position in India. He was also the co-lead for pre-merger Integration Planning for HP-Compaq Merger for Asia Pacific & Japan. From 2004 to 2008, Ayyar was vice president of Outsourcing Services Business Unit for Asia-Pacific & Japan.

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