Press Release

July 24, 2015

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 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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Matt Weaver
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