Press release

Published: January 25, 2021

Virtusa Recognized as a Top Employer for 2021 in the UK and Middle East

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass. – (January 25, 2021) Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ GS:VRTU), a global provider of digital strategy, digital engineering, and IT services and solutions that help clients change and disrupt markets through innovation engineering, today announced it has been named a Top Employer for 2021 in the United Kingdom and the Middle East by Top Employers Institute. The Top Employers Institute recognizes leading companies dedicated to discovering and nurturing talent while enriching the world of work.

This achievement recognizes Virtusa’s best-in-class HR policies and practices as a result of an independent survey covering six HR domains and consisting of 20 topics such as People Strategy, Work Environment, Talent Acquisition, Learning, Well-being, Diversity and Inclusion, and more. Virtusa was recognized for the 11th consecutive year in the United Kingdom and appeared in the rankings for the first time in the Middle East.

Virtusa’s work environment is driven by its core values, which are at the center of Virtusa’s people strategy and have driven its successes to date. These values include: 

  • Passion to inspire global teams to deliver extraordinary results.
  • Innovation by applying intellectual curiosity to reimagine better outcomes for clients.
  • Respect to protect the environment, honor diversity, and treat everyone with dignity.
  • Leadership that is agile in thought and transparent in action.

These values have helped shape Virtusa’s proprietary technologies that empower team members to challenge the norms while delivering value to clients. These include its AI-powered dashboards and leaderboards, which encourage team member engagement, and Engineering IQ, a new talent framework that benchmarks existing skill levels and provides a roadmap for advancement to accelerate career progression. In addition, Virtusa offers surveys that promote team members to share feedback within the company as well as mentorship opportunities, which nurture career growth through programs focused on wellness, engagement, and learning.

“At Virtusa, we are committed to creating an environment that is equally focused on collaboration, learning, and innovation,” said Sundar Narayanan, EVP, chief people officer, Virtusa. “Being named a Top Employer in the United Kingdom and the Middle East underscores Virtusa’s devotion to our global team members, empowering each and every individual to grow, succeed, and contribute to our success.”

“Despite the challenging year we have experienced (which has certainly made an impact on organizations around the globe), Virtusa has continued to demonstrate the power of putting their people first in the workplace,” said David Plink, CEO, Top Employers Institute. “We are proud to share this year’s announcement and congratulate the organizations who have been certified in their respective countries through the Top Employers Institute program.”


About Virtusa

Virtusa Corporation is a global provider of digital engineering and technology services and solutions for Forbes Global 2000 companies in the financial services, healthcare, communications, media, entertainment, travel, manufacturing, and technology industries worldwide. At Virtusa, digital engineering is at the heart of everything we do. We are 30,000 builders, makers, and doers that partner with customers to reimagine enterprises and creatively build solutions to the most pressing business challenges that move them to the forefront of their industries.

Virtusa's unique Engineering First approach means never presenting an idea we can't execute. With deep industry expertise and empowered agile teams made up of world-class talent, we think about execution early in the process, because the earlier you think about execution the earlier an idea can have an impact. Solving from the inside out enables businesses to respond swiftly to changing needs with improved quality, lower costs, and lasting results.

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