Syntel Names Rakesh Khanna CEO and President

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TROY, Mich., July 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Syntel, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYNT), a leading global provider of integrated information technology and knowledge process services, today announced that the Syntel Board of Directors has appointed Rakesh Khanna to the post of Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company, effective immediately. In this role, he will continue to report to Syntel Co-Chairman Prashant Ranade.

Mr. Khanna has held the position of interim CEO and President since November 3, 2016, and previously served as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer and as President of Syntel’s Banking and Financial Services Business Unit. 

“Rakesh has more than 30 years of experience in the technology services industry, and a demonstrated track record of success in several different roles at Syntel,” said Syntel Co-Chairman Bharat Desai. “He brings with him a deep understanding of our …

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