EXL Appoints Suren Kumar as Global Head of EXL Consulting

Thursday, November 17, 2016

NEW YORK, Nov. 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – EXL (NASDAQ:EXLS), a leading Operations Management and Analytics company, today announced the appointment of Suren Kumar as the Global Head of EXL Consulting.

Rohit Kapoor, EXL’s Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer said, “I am excited that Suren has joined EXL to lead our Consulting business. Suren has demonstrated the ability to develop and scale consulting organizations in our core industry verticals. His appointment underscores our investment in leadership and capabilities for this strategic part of our business.

“Our clients today are facing broad-based disruption to their existing operating models, including digital transformation, the need to enhance customer experience and intensified regulatory compliance. EXL will continue to develop domain-specific solutions to solve these high priority challenges for our clients, while leveraging consulting as the ‘tip of the spear’ to create downstream opportunities in Operations Management and Analytics businesses.”

Suren said, “Our clients are faced with a rapidly changing business environment. I look forward to working closely with them to design and implement winning business strategies and collaborating across EXL to create integrated solutions to address our clients’ key challenges.”

Suren is a results-driven leader with more than 20 years of experience in building and growing consulting organizations. Suren joins EXL from TCS where he spent more than four years in multiple leadership roles, most recently as Global Managing Partner for the Global Consulting Practice for Banking & Financial Services. He has previously worked in consulting roles for several large organizations including PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte & Touche, as well as in other smaller privately held Consulting organizations.

Suren holds an MBA degree from University of Pittsburgh, an MS from Yale University and a Bachelor of Technology degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. He will be part of EXL’s Global Leadership Committee.

About EXL
EXL (NASDAQ:EXLS) is a leading operations management and analytics company that helps businesses enhance growth and profitability in the face of relentless competition and continuous disruption. Using our proprietary award-winning Business EXLerator Framework™, which integrates analytics, automation, benchmarking, BPO, consulting, industry best practices and technology platforms, EXL looks deeper to help companies improve global operations, enhance data-driven insights, increase customer satisfaction, and manage risk and compliance. EXL serves the insurance, healthcare, banking and financial services, utilities, travel, transportation and logistics industries. Headquartered in New York, New York, EXL has more than 25,000 professionals in locations throughout the United States, Europe, Asia (primarily India and Philippines), Latin America, Australia and South Africa. For more information, visit www.exlservice.com.