Colombo, 09th December 2014 – Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ GS: VRTU), a global business consulting and IT outsourcing company that combines innovation, technology leadership and industry solutions to transform the customer experience, was awarded special recognition in the “Excellence in Human Resource – South Asia (Excluding India) & Middle East” category at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) India HR awards. Virtusa received this award in recognition of its exceptional people practices that help the company actively engage its predominantly millennial talent pool. The awards were held in conjunction with SHRM India’s Annual Conference & Exposition 2014 in Gurgaon, India recently.
“It is truly humbling to see our employee engagement practices being rated as one of the best in the region by the Society for Human Resource Management India” said Chandi Dharmaratne, director of HR at Virtusa. “Viewing our talented and predominantly millennial workforce as a prized asset, at Virtusa, we relentlessly seek new ways to engage with and inspire them to enable professional and personal development. To meet this need, we drew in on expertise from all over the company and built our social business ecosystem, V+. Facilitating greater levels of collaboration, teamwork and flexibility, it has helped us connect with our fellow Virtusans, keeping them charged up to deliver service excellence at all times.”
Sundararajan Narayanan, senior vice president and global head of Human Resources at Virtusa said, “We are honored to receive this special recognition from the Society for Human Resource Management India. We are proud of our approach to leverage modern HR practices and innovative social technologies and techniques to drive team member empowerment. The award demonstrates the tremendous contribution of our corporate values, culture and strategic people programs to create an environment that fosters high team member engagement and drives successful business outcomes. Importantly, it’s a true testament to the commitment and strong leadership of our team members who are delivering cutting edge transformational and millennial IT solutions to global enterprises.”
SHRM India is a part of the world’s largest professional, not-for-profit Human Resource association, SHRM – The Society for Human Resource Management. It has over 275,000 members in 160 countries. SHRM's mission is to support the HR professional and advance the HR profession through globally recognized certifications, collaborative communities, comprehensive resources, research, professional development opportunities, academic alliances and advisory services. The SHRM India HR Awards have been instituted as an exemplary platform to recognize organizations that put people first, deliver future focused excellence in the field of People Management and understand the importance of human capital as a key contributor to business outcomes.
Virtusa provides end-to-end information technology (IT) services to Global 2000 companies. These services, which include IT consulting, application maintenance, development, systems integration and managed services, leverage a unique Platforming methodology that transforms clients’ businesses through IT rationalization. Virtusa helps customers accelerate business outcomes by consolidating, rationalizing, and modernizing their core customer-facing processes into one or more core systems.
Virtusa delivers cost-effective solutions through a global delivery model, applying advanced methods such as Agile and Accelerated Solution Design to ensure that its solutions meet the clients’ requirements. As a result, its clients simultaneously reduce their IT operations cost while increasing their ability to meet changing business needs.
Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Massachusetts, Virtusa has operations in North America, Europe, and Asia.
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