Mumbai, India, 1 August, 2011 – Capgemini, one of the foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today announced the appointment of Anish Sarkar, as the Head of Consulting for India.

Anish, in his new role, has the responsibility of driving the Consulting business for the domestic India market; bringing in Capgemini Consulting’s global offerings around Strategy & Transformation across different verticals such as Manufacturing, Utilities, Telecom and Pharmaceuticals. Anish will play a key role in growing Capgemini’s India Consulting unit which will focus on helping Indian organizations achieve their growth ambitions, improve business processes and reduce support costs.

Anish is a Capgemini India veteran, having joined the organization in 1998 after completing his MBA at IIM Calcutta. Prior to this new role, Anish was Global Sales Officer for Capgemini India, responsible for offshore sales and account development of global clients, as well as driving sector-based solutions and innovation from India. He also has rich Consulting experience, having led large transformation programmes for Capgemini’s clients globally and in India.

Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Salil Parekh, Capgemini said, “India is witnessing a need for transformation amongst the businesses, to thrive in today’s competitive landscape. The clients are not only seeking strategic consulting but also its successful implementation. As we, with our deep industry expertise in all major sectors, continue to scale up in India, Anish’s consulting experience will prove to be a valuable asset in assisting Indian companies in optimizing their strategy and transforming their business.”

Anish has an MBA from IIM Calcutta and a B.Tech from IIT Kharagpur. He has an avid interest in writing and recently penned his successful debut English fiction ‘Benaami’.

About Capgemini India
Capgemini in India is more than 34,000 people strong across 7 cities (Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Chennai, Pune and Delhi). A pioneer in the IT industry, Capgemini has over 43 years of global expertise collaborating with leading corporations and now brings the Consulting, Technology and Outsourcing experience to India. With dedicated teams to service the local markets, Capgemini has strong domain experience to assist clients across the Government and Public Sector, Energy and Utilities, Manufacturing, Telecom and Financial Services sectors and help them advance in their respective industries.
Please visit www.in.capgemini.com for more details.

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