Press Release

December 9, 2014

Virtusa's Employee Engagement Practices Lauded at SHRM India HR Awards

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.


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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