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Keshav Murugesh, Group CEO, WNS Global Services Re-appointed Chairman of SIFE India
NEW YORK, NY and MUMBAI, INDIA, Jun 09, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --WNS Global Services (NYSE: WNS), a leading provider of business process outsourcing services, announced that its CEO, Keshav Murugesh, has been re-appointed Chairman of the Board of Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE), India (www.sifeindia.org) for a three year term.
SIFE is an international non-profit organization that works with leaders in business and higher education to mobilize university students to make a difference in their communities while developing skills to become socially responsible business leaders. The program model is designed to harness the talents of its members while providing meaningful opportunities to connect, collaborate and learn from each other.
In 2007, Murugesh was honored with a Champion of SIFE award for ASIA at the SIFE World Cup 2007, an international competition where SIFE national teams from 45 countries compete. SIFE's Champions are individuals who have fostered the spirit of SIFE, built a sustainable organization and bridged the gap between students, the community and educational institutions. As Chairman of SIFE India, Murugesh has built successful programs engaging numerous colleges, and expanded the quality of the programs with the appointment of a board, which includes representatives from some of India's the most reputed companies.. In 2009, The SIFE India team was judged second out of 45 countries at the World Cup event held in Berlin.
"I am very thankful to the SIFE India Board for this honor. I am proud to continue my work with SIFE to mentor students who will become tomorrow's entrepreneurs and business leaders," said Murugesh.
"Keshav's impressive business track record made him the clear choice of the local Board to lead SIFE's efforts in India," said Alvin Rohrs, President and CEO of SIFE Worldwide. "We are confident that Keshav will continue to build on SIFE's mission of bringing together top leaders of today and tomorrow to create a better, more sustainable world through the positive power of business."
SIFE brings together a diverse network of university students, academic professionals and industry leaders around the shared mission of creating a better, more sustainable world through the positive power of business. By contributing their talents to projects that improve the lives of people worldwide, SIFE participants are demonstrating that individuals with a knowledge and passion for business can be a powerful force for change. For more information, visit www.sife.org
WNS Global Services 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 enable 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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