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Virtusa Recognized with Gold Stevie Award for Excellence in Human Resources

Company honored with additional silver and bronze awards for successful internal and shareholder communications programs

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., – (July 24, 2015) – 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, today announced that it has been honored with three Stevie® Awards during the 12th annual American Business Awards Gala, including the coveted gold award for Human Resources Department of the Year – Computer Services and Computer Software. More than 3,200 nominations were submitted to the awards overall.

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

“We are honored and delighted to receive multiple recognitions by the American Business Awards,” said Kris Canekeratne, chairman and chief executive officer, Virtusa. “Our team members work tirelessly with a single-minded focus on delivering excellence and value to all of our stakeholders. It is truly gratifying to be honored for our approach.”

The Stevie Awards, the world's premier business award competition, recognizes individuals and teams for delivering outstanding performance in customer service. At the annual gala, Virtusa won three awards, including:

  • A gold award for human resources department of the year. Virtusa is one of seven companies to receive an award in the HR Department of the Year category
  • A silver award for communications or PR campaign/program of the Year – internal communications- for its internal campaign to drive awareness among employees on an internal career oriented program
  • A bronze award for investor relations program of the year for “Virtusa’s commitment to openness and transparency reflected in financial communications to investors and to the media”

“We are extremely impressed with the quality of the entries we received this year. The competition was intense and every organization that won should be proud,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “To those outstanding individuals and organizations that received Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Awards, the judges and I are honored to celebrate your many accomplishments. You are setting a high standard for professionals nationwide.”

In 2014, Virtusa won a Silver Stevie award for Human Resources Department of the Year and a Bronze Stevie award for Investor Relations Department of the Year.

Details about The American Business Awards and the lists of Stevie winners who were announced on June 22 are available at

About Virtusa
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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