Hyderabad – April 29, 2013 – Mahindra Satyam, a leading global consulting and IT services provider, announced that it has appointed Niraj Vedwa as the Global Head - Banking, Payments and Cards.
Niraj, has over 26 years of experience in the IT industry, and close to 16 years in BFSI (Banking, Financial Services & Insurance) area. At Mahindra Satyam he will be responsible to grow & support the existing businesses and also to strategize & incubate new service offerings in the above market segments.
Commenting on the appointment Ravi Vasantraj, Head – BFSI, Mahindra Satyam said, “Niraj brings to the table rich experience in the Banking and Financial Services vertical. His expertise will help the Mahindra Group to scale-up the operations and establish ourselves as a leader in BFSI space, as we foster innovation and deliver service excellence to our customers.”
Niraj Vedwa, Global Head - Banking, Payments and Cards, Mahindra Satyam said “I’m proud to be part of Mahindra Satyam at the time when it is at the threshold of becoming a global leader in the BFSI Services space. It will be my key focus area to develop innovative services offerings, acquire new customers and grow existing relationships.”
Niraj, before joining Mahindra Satyam was with Temenos AG Switzerland, the Global Leader in Core Banking and Private Banking products, where he was the Director - Global Consumer Banking and Member of Management Board. Prior to Temenos, he was the Chief Operating Officer of Nucleus Software where he ran the company and 6 subsidiaries with P&L responsibilities.
Niraj is settled in India with his family and is a keen golfer & adventure sports enthusiast.