GlobalLogic, a full-lifecycle product development services company, today announced that Shashikant Chaudhary has been named Managing Director, India. Chaudhary, previously GlobalLogic’s Global Mobility Practice Chief, is replacing Sunil Singh.
An experienced executive with a strong background in global environments, extensive industry knowledge and a firm understanding of GlobalLogic’s business model, Chaudhary will lead and continue to grow the India engineering centers, overseeing Operations, Engineering and Delivery in his new role.
“Shashi is a proven leader with experience as an academic, entrepreneur, business executive, and effective engineering chief,” said Shashank Samant, CEO of GlobalLogic.
“I’m excited that we have such talent to promote within our company, and I have confidence in Shashi’s ability to lead the India team through a smooth transition. We’re also very proud of the accomplishments that Sunil leaves behind as he moves on to help bring education to underprivileged children.”
Chaudhary is a seasoned engineer and entrepreneur with over 27 years of experience in senior management and academia. Before coming to GlobalLogic, Chaudhary co-founded several IT companies including Lambent Technologies, which was acquired by GlobalLogic in 2006.
Since joining GlobalLogic, Chaudhary has held positions ranging from leading the mobility practice in India, to Nagpur-head of operations and delivery and most recently, head of the global mobility practice.
He has made contributions to education and community as the co-founder of One Foundation, an initiative for Youth enrichment. Chaudhary currently serves as a member of the Management Council of YCMOU, a digital university that aims to develop an open system of education.
“This is a truly exciting opportunity for me to work with such a great team in India, and I’m looking forward to growing the business, as we take GlobalLogic’s business to the next level,” stated Chaudhary. “GlobalLogic continues to evolve and stay a step ahead in this industry, and I’m thrilled to lead an integral part of the team.”