Westborough, MA – (February 24, 2017) Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ GS: VRTU), a global business consulting and IT outsourcing company that combines innovation, technology leadership and industry solutions to enhance business performance, accelerate time-to-market, increase productivity and improve customer experience, today announced that Joseph G. Doody has joined its Board of Directors as an independent director, effective February 22, 2017.
Kris Canekeratne, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Virtusa, stated, “On behalf of the Virtusa Board of Directors, I am very pleased to welcome Joe Doody to our Board. Joe brings a wealth of operational and management experience to Virtusa. We believe his strong track record of driving growth at a large multinational corporation will be a great asset to Virtusa as we execute on our growth strategy.”
Joseph Doody has over 40 years of professional experience most recently serving as Vice Chairman of Staples, Inc. where he leads Staples’ strategic reinvention and has responsibility for strategic planning, business development, and the company’s operations in Australia, New Zealand and high-growth markets. Previously, Mr. Doody was President of North American Commercial for Staples, President of Staples Contract & Commercial, and President of North American Delivery. Before joining Staples in 1998, Mr. Doody served as President of Danka Office Imaging in North America and held various managerial positions with Eastman Kodak Company. Mr. Doody currently serves on the Board of Directors of Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST), an integrated regional solid waste services company and Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX), a leading provider of solutions for payroll, HR, retirement, and insurance services and is the Chairman at Staples China. Mr. Doody holds a B.S. in Economics from State University of New York at Brockport and an M.B.A. from the Simon School of Business, University of Rochester.
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.
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