Global HQ: Hyderabad, India Website: www.mahindrasatyam.com
Global leader: CP Gurnani, CEO
Local leader: Darin McKay, country manager, New Zealand
Core activity: IT consulting and services
Revenue: Rupees 54.8 billion (FY2009 to 2010, ended March 31)
Key customers: GE, GSK, BASF IT Services, KMD, Qantas
Mahindra Satyam is an IT services company specialising in business intelligence and data warehousing. The company changed its brand in the market last year from Satyam Computer Services after a financial controversy and the acquisition of a stake by a subsidiary of Tech Mahindra, an outsourcer that is part of India’s Mahindra Group. Tech Mahindra works locally with Gen-i.
Rohit Gandhi, Asia Pacific senior vice president, says the company has been helping CIOs with hardware transformation programmes. “We see a great future in New Zealand and Australia for this [offshoring].”
However, he is not a believer in “taking jobs away”, but reducing the cost of the operation. Hamish Barwick
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