NEW YORK, NY and MUMBAI, INDIA, Jun 28, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- WNS (Holdings) Limited (WNS) (NYSE: WNS), a leading provider of global business process outsourcing (BPO) services, today announced the appointment of Albert Aboody to the Board of Directors of WNS (Holdings) Limited with effect from June 28, 2010. With Aboody's appointment as an independent director, WNS's Board is once again majority independent. Aboody will also serve as the Chairman of the audit committee, which will consist of four independent directors.
"Albert's familiarity with WNS's business model and over 30 years of accounting experience will surely be a valuable asset to the Board of Directors," said Eric Herr, WNS's Chairman. "I look forward to working with him."
Aboody was previously a partner with KPMG, U.S. In this role, he served on the Board of KPMG, India, including as Deputy Chairman and as head of its audit department. He also co-authored chapters on the SEC reporting requirements in the 2001-2008 annual editions of the Corporate Controller's Manual (Thompson Reuters).
"WNS operates with an exciting, high-growth industry and given its top-tier client list and strong brand name, the company is well positioned for success," said Aboody. "I look forward to serving on WNS's Board and working with the WNS management team."
WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS) is a leading global business process outsourcing company. Deep industry and business process knowledge, a partnership approach, comprehensive service offering and a proven track record enables WNS to deliver business value to some of the leading companies in the world. WNS is passionate about building a market-leading company valued by our clients, employees, business partners, investors and communities. For more information, visit www.wns.com
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