The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) on Tuesday announced Rajendra S. Pawar as the new Chairman of its Executive Council for 2011-12. He succeeds Harsh Manglik. Mr. Pawar has been a member of the Nasscom's Executive Council and is now the Chairman and Co-founder of NIIT Technologies. Nasscom also announced the appointment of N. Chandrasekaran, Tata Consultancy Services CEO and Managing Director, as Vice-Chairman of the Executive Council.
As Chairman of the Executive Council, Mr. Pawar will lead and assist Nasscom in catalysing the growth of the Indian IT-BPO industry and enabling the fulfilment of its future goals and aspirations.