PR Newswire | 13 Aug, 2013
BANGALORE: iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE), the first Business Outcomes driven integrated technology and operations (iTOPS) solutions provider, today announced that it has been conferred with two awards at the fourth Asia's Best Employer Brand Awards 2013. The award categories under which iGATE have been recognized are "Award for Global HR Strategy" and "HR Leadership Award" which has been presented to Dr. Srinivas Kandula, EVP and Global Head - HR, iGATE. The award ceremony was held on July 31, 2013, at Pan Pacific Hotel, Singapore.
Asia's Best Employer Brand Awards are hosted by Employer Branding Institute - India, World HRD Congress and Stars of the Industry Group, supported by CMO Asia and CMO Council as strategic partners and endorsed by Asian Confederation of Businesses. These awards honor exemplary work in Employer Branding in several Asian countries and had organizations participating from over 15 countries across Asia. Some of the eminent personalities as a part of the jury include, Michael McDonald, Global Chairman, World HRD Congress, Professor Tom Hilton, Global Chairman, Asia Pacific HRM Congress, Professor Indira Parikh, President, Foundation of Liberal and Management Education & India's Iconic HR Leader and Andrew Kelly, Global Chairman, CMO Asia Award.
Dr. R. L. Bhatia, Project Director for Asia's Best Employer Brand Awards and Founder, World CSR Day said, "iGATE has been a leader and has made a qualitative difference to the lives of many people through Business Outsourcing in people management. Asia's Best Employer Brand Awards is most delighted to honour iGATE with the Award for Global HR Strategy and the HR Leadership Award."
Commenting on the two awards, Dr. Srinivas Kandula, EVP and Global Head - HR, iGATE said, "These awards cement iGATE's position as an attractive 'employer of choice' in the IT industry across Asia. We are glad that our competency-driven work culture coupled with benchmarking employee engagement initiatives, has been duly recognized. With this achievement, iGATE is committed to delivering best HR practices, as one of the most competitive organizations across the world."
iGATE has been previously awarded as the Best IT Employer in India six times in a row and stands second in Canada as an employer of choice across different national and international surveys. Its unique HR practices such as "Thank God It's Monday" have made it to the Limca Record Books while its competency framework has been recognized by the American Society for Training and Development.
About 'The Asia's Best Employer Brand Awards'
The Asia's Best Employer Brand Awards are researched by Employer Branding Institute and Stars of the Industry Group. These awards are presented to individuals and organizations, who have surpassed several levels of Excellence and set an example of being a Role Model & Exemplary Leader. Individuals behind organizations who care, building these Organizations as Institutions through Organization Development; Leadership; Innovation & Change management approach and a Supreme objective of building future leaders. The aim of the Awards is to recognize the best in breed and is organized for a professional cause. The objective at core is benchmarking talent and HR practices.
iGATE Corporation is the first integrated technology and operations (iTOPS) company providing full-spectrum consulting, technology and business process outsourcing, and product and engineering solutions on a Business Outcomes-based model. Armed with over three decades of IT Services experience and powered by the iTOPS platform, iGATE's multi-location global organization has a talent pool of more than 28,500 employees and consistently delivers effective solutions to over 300 companies including Fortune 1000 clients spanning verticals such as: banking and financial services; insurance and healthcare; life sciences; manufacturing, retail, distribution and logistics; media, entertainment, leisure and travel; energy and utilities; public sector; and independent software vendors. Please visit http://www.iGATE.com for more information.
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