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Persistent Systems appoints Sandeep Kalra as president – Technology Services

Persistent Systems today announced the appointment of Sandeep Kalra as President – Technology Services, with effect from May 1, 2019. Kalra, who was previous Senior Vice President and General Manager-digital transformation solutions, Harman, will be based in New Jersey and report to CEO Designate, Chris O’Connor. He will oversee the company’s Technology Services Unit, overseeing its global sales and delivery operations.

Anand Deshpande, Managing Director, Persistent Systems, said, “I am thrilled to welcome Sandeep to Persistent Systems. His extensive and rich experience in the software industry and his proven track record makes him the right leader for this key dimension of our business and we look forward to working with him.”

At Harman, Kalra worked on next generation solutions across cloud, analytics and mobility for product companies and enterprises. Prior to that, he was with HCL Technologies as Vice President, Healthcare and Emerging Markets and Vice President, LATAM and Canada. Kalra is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.

Chris O’Connor, CEO Designate, Persistent Systems, said, “Sandeep brings diverse capabilities from a broad spectrum of organizations and roles that align to our strategy. His strong background in crafting solutions in global environments cutting across product engineering and enterprises will add tremendous value to our customers. I am excited to have him join the team as we lead our company on its next phase of growth.”

Source: Economic Times