|New Delhi September 9, 2005: The Business Superbrands Council conferred the Business Superbrands status on NIIT Technologies, the global IT Solutions organization. Mr Praful Patel, Union Minister of Civil Aviation presented the Business Superbrands award to Mr Arvind Thakur, CEO, NIIT Technologies, the only IT services company from India to be awarded this status.
The prestigious Business Superbrands selection follows a rigorous year-long assessment of over 834 corporate entities in 92 categories by the Business Superbrands Council. Besides NIIT Technologies, the other prominent winners include Gujarat Ambuja, HDFC, Godrej & Boyce.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Arvind Thakur, CEO, NIIT Technologies, said, “The Business Superbrands status acknowledges the spirit of innovation that we follow at NIIT Technologies. The new brand responsibility will inspire us to reinforce the trust that our global customers place in us.”
The Council, an independent authority on branding, spread across 44 countries, was established more than a decade ago in the UK. The members of the Business Superbrands Council include marketing gurus and CEOs of some of the most successful global businesses in India.
The Business Superbrands Council included Anmol Dar, MD, Superbrands India; Mukesh D. Ambani, CMD, Reliance Industries; Gurcharan Das, former CEO, Procter & Gamble; R. Gopalakrishnan, Executive Director, Tata Sons; Prithvi Haldea, MD, Prime Database; Naina Kidwai, Deputy CEO, HSBC; K N Memani, former Chairman of Ernst & Young; Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman & Group MD, Bharti Enterprises; Nandan Nilekani, CEO, President & MD, Infosys Technologies; Deepak Parekh, Chairman, HDFC; M S Ramachandran, Chairman, IOC and Subir Raha, CMD, ONGC.
About NIIT Technologies Limited
NIIT Technologies, the global IT solutions organization, services customers in the USA, Europe, Japan, Asia Pacific and India. It offers services in Application Development and Maintenance, Enterprise Integration and Business Process Management to organizations in the Financial Services, Transportation, Retail and Government sectors.
NIIT Technologies follows global standards of development, including an ISO 9001:2000 certification and assessment at Level 5 of SEI-CMMi and Level 3 of People CMM framework. NIIT Technologies’ subsidiaries NIIT SmartServe Limited and NIIT GIS Limited offer Business Process Management and GIS Solutions, respectively.
Its major global customers include British Airways, Channel 4, Holcim group, ING Group, Office Depot, SEI Investments, Singapore Airlines and Toyota Motors.
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