Jaithirth (Jerry) Rao, Chairman & CEO, MphasiS BFL, has been appointed
to the Executive Council of Nasscom with effect from May 1 2002.
the announcement in New Delhi, Mr. Kiran Karnik, President NASSCOM
said, "We are delighted to have Mr. Jaithirth Rao as a new member
of NASSCOM's Executive Council. Mr. Rao's vast experience in international
markets and understanding of the IT market will contribute a great
deal in realizing NASSCOM's vision to place the Indian IT industry
as a strong player in the IT market globally. Mr. Rao has been in
this industry for the past two decades and we strongly believe his
expertise and leadership skills will be of immense value to NASSCOM."
on his appointment, Mr. Jerry Rao said, ďIt is indeed an honour
to serve on the Executive Council of the nationís premier IT association.
The task ahead for us at Nasscom is challenging and exciting in
the present environment. My endeavour will be to assist Kiran and
Arun to focus on our exports growth and also develop a strong domestic
market. With its inherent strengths and built-in capabilities, I
believe that the Indian software and service industry is poised
to witness significant growth in the days ahead".