Press Release

April 30, 2016

VirtusaPolaris recognized for HR Excellence at Global Best Employer Brand Awards

Colombo – (30th April 2016) VirtusaPolaris, the market-facing brand of Virtusa Corporation and Polaris Consulting & Services, Ltd. and a leading worldwide provider of information technology (IT) consulting and outsourcing services, was recognized for ‘HR Excellence Through Technology’ at the Global Best Employer Brand Awards 2016. The gala event took place recently at the prestigious Taj Lands End in Mumbai.

Organized by the Employer Branding Institute, the event recognized organizations across the globe for their talent management, HR strategy and Health at Work initiatives among other HR related fields that contributed to the enhancement and well-being of the employee.

“We are honored to have been recognized for HR best practices at VirtusaPolaris,” said Madu Ratnayake, executive vice president and general manager (Sri Lanka), VirtusaPolaris. “They not only help create a high performing inclusive organization culture but also offer a stimulating work environment for our team members to innovate and stretch the contours of what is possible for delivering excellence and value to our global clients.”

The previous year Virtusa Corp received a gold Stevie Award for the human resources department of the year and multiple other awards for its HR best practices. This latest award further serves to reinforce the company’s ethos and modern HR practices that are aligned to the needs of the millennial environment.

“We look to create an environment that inspire and engage our teams as they are our greatest brand ambassadors. And this award is a validation of the great time and effort we have put into conceiving and implementing these strategies.” said Chandi Dharmaratne, senior director for HR at VirtusaPolaris.

The Employer Branding Institute is a virtual organization that allows senior leaders in HR to connect and share best practices and developments in the industry. To promote these practices the organization developed a platform that has since 2010 celebrated the best employer branding.


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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