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WNS Appoints Mike Garber as Global Head - Sales & Marketing

Monday, November 29, 2010

NEW YORK, Nov 29, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS), a leading provider of global Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services, today announced that Mike Garberhas been appointed as the company's Global Head of Sales and Marketing. Garber will be based in New York. He will focus on North America and Europe, ensuring market leadership and increase in revenues through new client acquisition and enhanced sales effectiveness. Garber will also be responsible for marketing campaigns and advisory relations.

Garber has over 32 years of experience in the shared services and business process outsourcing industry. Most recently, Garber served as President, Americas for Birlasoft where he was responsible for sales, marketing and operations in the U.S., Canada, Central and South America. Prior to joining Birlasoft, he served as Vice President and Business Unit Head for the Insurance Practice of Cognizant Technology Solutions. He held other senior positions such as Senior Vice President - Business Development at InSource (a Virtusa subsidiary) and Insurance Practice Lead at eFunds. Garber's earlier experience includes a distinguished tenure at MassMutual Financial Group where he served as a Senior Officer of the Company.

"Mike comes with an accomplished career in marketing, consulting and general management, of which over a decade has been in the outsourcing space leading global teams. His deep domain knowledge and experience in the outsourcing industry will serve as an asset to our clients," said Keshav R. Murugesh, Group CEO, WNS Global Services. "Mike's impressive track record is testimony to his ability to delight clients and build market leadership, making him the right choice for WNS."

"WNS is a company with a great heritage and an even brighter future," said Mike Garber, Global Head of Sales and Marketing, WNS Global Services. "My initial focus will be to leverage our notable brand along with our current set of professionals as the foundation to building the best sales function in our industry. I look forward to helping our clients clearly see how WNS can enable their success."

About WNS
WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS) is a leading global business process outsourcing company. WNS offers business value to 200+ global clients by combining operational excellence with deep domain expertise in key industry verticals including Travel, Insurance, Banking and Financial Services, Manufacturing, Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods, Shipping and Logistics and Healthcare and Utilities. WNS delivers an entire spectrum of business process outsourcing services such as finance and accounting, customer care, technology solutions, research and analytics and industry specific back office and front office processes. WNS has over 21,000 professionals across 21 delivery centers worldwide including Costa Rica, India, Philippines, Romania, Sri Lanka and United Kingdom. For more information, visit

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SOURCE: WNS (Holdings) Limited

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