Press Release

February 6, 2006

Virtusa Corporation Names Marc Hebert to Position of Chief Marketing Officer

Westborough, MA – February 6, 2006 – Virtusa Corporation, a global provider of software development and IT services, today announced the appointment of Marc Hebert as Chief Marketing Officer. Mr. Hebert will be responsible for corporate strategy, positioning, branding, public relations, analyst relations, lead generation programs and alliance relationships. He will report directly to Dan Smith, Virtusa’s President and Chief Operating Officer.

“We are very pleased to welcome Marc to our leadership team,” said Kris Canekeratne, Chairman and CEO of Virtusa. “Marc brings to Virtusa 28 years of exceptional industry experience and extensive expertise as a public spokesman for IT offshoring. Marc is the ideal person to help shape and drive our strategic marketing and alliance efforts, and an excellent addition to our management team.”

In addition to his marketing role, Marc will head Virtusa’s West Coast office, located in Sunnyvale, California. “It is an exciting time to join Virtusa,” said Marc Hebert. “The company is experiencing tremendous growth as it expands existing client relationships and adds new ones to its impressive roster. I’m thrilled that Virtusa has put me at the helm of Marketing, and I welcome the opportunity to work with Kris and his team to make Virtusa’s unique value proposition highly visible."

Prior to joining Virtusa, Marc was Executive Vice President, Marketing and Alliances for Sierra Atlantic, a developer of enterprise application services. In this role, he helped define and implement the company’s corporate positioning and had responsibility for lead generation, public relations and partner development activities. During his tenure at Sierra Atlantic, Marc forged strategic relationships with such category-leading software companies such as BEA, Oracle, Microsoft, PeopleSoft, Siebel and others.

Previously, Marc served as vice president of Enterprise Platforms Division for Oracle Corporation, where he oversaw delivery of Oracle’s products on the Hewlett-Packard, Sun and Compaq platforms. He held several other roles during his 11-year tenure at Oracle, including Chief Information Officer. He also spent 11 years with Andersen Consulting, where he managed large systems implementation projects for health care providers.

Marc earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Harvard University and his MBA from Stanford University.


About Virtusa

Virtusa Corporation is a global provider of digital business strategy, digital engineering, and information technology (IT) services and solutions that help clients change, disrupt, and unlock new value through innovative engineering. Virtusa serves Global 2000 companies in Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Healthcare, Communications, Media, Entertainment, Travel, Manufacturing, and Technology industries.

Virtusa helps clients grow their business with innovative products and services that create operational efficiency using digital labor, future-proof operational and IT platforms, and rationalization and modernization of IT applications infrastructure. This is achieved through a unique approach blending deep contextual expertise, empowered agile teams, and measurably better engineering to create holistic solutions that drive the business forward at unparalleled velocity enabled by a culture of cooperative disruption.

Virtusa is a registered trademark of Virtusa Corporation.  All other company and brand names may be trademarks or service marks of their respective holders.


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