GlobalLogic names Nitesh Banga as its new COO
GlobalLogic has appointed services industry veteran, Nitesh Banga, as its chief operating officer. This is a newly-created position, intended to provide greater depth and breadth within the leadership management to support the company’s long-term growth and operational excellence objectives. Banga will report directly to CEO Shashank Samant, while working closely with the company’s other senior leaders.
“Nitesh is a well-respected and exceptionally qualified executive who will drive strategic prioritization and profitable growth initiatives within GlobalLogic," said Shashank Samant, CEO, GlobalLogic. "I have tremendous confidence in his ability to align our world-class engineering delivery capabilities with best-in-class operational practices, in order to better serve our customers and drive and extend the next phase of GlobalLogic’s market growth.”
Effective immediately, Banga will assume responsibility for all delivery, operations, talent recruitment and management, and information technology. He will be responsible for the alignment and prioritization of GlobalLogic’s investments, enabling growth, consistency, efficiency, and ensuring worldwide operational excellence across the company.
Banga brings to GlobalLogic a diversified wealth of expertise that includes worldwide operations, delivery, process improvements, mergers and acquisitions and integration, as well as sales and business development. He joins the company from Infosys, where he has spent the bulk of his career in various positions around the globe. Prior to this appointment, he was Senior Vice President & Global Head of the Manufacturing business at Infosys, as well as member of the board of their EdgeVerve software subsidiary.
“In a world where enterprise survival and competitiveness are going to be shaped by the extent of their consumer centricity and digital embrace, GlobalLogic is in a unique and exciting position to help brands transform themselves with technology,” said Nitesh Banga. “I am excited to be a part of GlobalLogic’s amazing growth journey and looking forward to helping our clients take their next step in digital innovation.”
The company recently announced that Partners Group (acting on behalf of its clients) bought a stake in GlobalLogic Inc. from funds advised by private equity firm Apax Partners LLP, in a deal that values the software development company at more than $2 billion.