07 April 2011, Trivandrum: IBS Software Services, the leading provider of new-generation IT solutions to the global Travel, Transportation and Logistics industry, announced the appointment of Mr. Rajiv Shah as its Chief Executive Officer. He will take responsibility for the operation of IBS’ business worldwide and report to Mr. V K Mathews, the Executive Chairman.
Prior to his appointment, Rajiv Shah was with Wipro Technologies based out of Boston, and heading its Securities & Capital Markets’ business as Chief Executive and later its Health Care and Services business unit worldwide reporting to Wipro’s CEO. Rajiv has over 25 years of experience with more than 15 years in senior executive roles managing several businesses globally either as Chief Executive Officer or head of big business units with full P&L and operations responsibilities globally, including EDS (USA and India), CoFuture (A Kerry Packer Joint Venture), Wipro Technologies (USA) and Bharti – Teletech (India). Rajiv served EDS for 14 years, first 10 years in the US and latter 4 years as the CEO of EDS India.
Commenting on his appointment as CEO of The IBS Group, Rajiv Shah said “I am excited about this opportunity. IBS has a unique business model and strategy which focuses on helping its customers achieve their own business goals by first facilitating business innovation and then supporting such innovative business processes by next generation IT systems. As the clients are looking for service providers with transformational experience, IBS’ domain and product focus will act as key differentiators for this growing market”
“Rajiv’s global experience in managing large multi-national businesses should help IBS’ achieve predictable business performance and sustain profitable growth. IBS has ambitious plans to become the leading supplier of IT solutions and services to the global air transportation industry and we count on Rajiv’s expertise to take IBS to the next level of growth” says V K Mathews, Executive Chairman, The IBS Group.