BRIDGEWATER, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IGATE Corporation (IGATE or the Company) (NASDAQ: IGTE), the New Jersey-headquartered integrated technology and operations solutions provider, today announced that Mr. Ashok Vemuri, President and CEO, IGATE Corporation, has been awarded with the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2015 under the Outstanding Category as part of the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards - 2015 by Enterprise Asia, a non-governmental organization that promotes entrepreneurship in the Asia Pacific region. The award recognizes his outstanding achievements, efforts, contributions and unflagging commitment towards organizational growth and success.
Ashok has been recognized for showcasing exemplary attributes in entrepreneurship and expertise in global sourcing and technology-led transformation and being a pioneer in the IT services industry. Having brought about several changes post moving to the Nasdaq-listed IGATE Corp as president and chief executive officer, Ashok Vemuri represents the new face of IGATE. Under Ashok’s leadership and guidance, IGATE has touched new heights of success and marked its presence in the market as never before.
In 2014, Ashok was elected to the Board of IT Governors at The World Economic Forum, Davos. In 2013, he was honored as one of the 50 Outstanding Asian Americans in Business by the Asian American Business Center. In 2009, he was elected to the Forum of Young Global Leaders (YGL) by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
On being chosen for the award, Ashok Vemuri, President and CEO, IGATE said, "I am honored to receive this award. I attribute this achievement to my team. This award is a testimony of the fact that we are doing great as an organization and in contributing significantly to strong stakeholder value."
The 6th annual Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards were held in India on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Taj Palace, New Delhi where Ashok was handed over the winner’s trophy. The grand event with true entrepreneurs of the highest quality and a total of 300+ attendees included some of the most prominent industry leaders and industrialist from across the globe. The chief guest for the evening was Vijay Kumar Singh, Minister of State for External Affairs, Government of India.
About Enterprise Asia
Enterprise Asia is a non-governmental organization in pursuit of creating an Asia that is rich in entrepreneurship as an engine towards sustainable and progressive economic and social development within a world of economic equality. Its two pillars of existence are investment in people and responsible entrepreneurship. Enterprise Asia work with governments, NGOs and other organizations to promote competitiveness and entrepreneurial development, in uplifting the economic status of people across Asia and in ensuring a legacy of hope, innovation and courage for the future generation.
Launched in 2007 the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards are the region's most prestigious awards for outstanding entrepreneurship, continuous innovation and sustainable leadership. The Awards provide a platform for companies and governments to recognize entrepreneurial excellence, hence spurring greater innovation, fair business practices and growth in entrepreneurship. As a regional award, it groups together leading entrepreneurs as a powerful voice for entrepreneurship and serves as a by-invitation only networking powerhouse.
IGATE is a global leader in providing integrated technology and operations-based solutions, headquartered in Bridgewater, New Jersey. As a trusted partner to corporations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, IGATE provides solutions to clients’ business challenges by leveraging its technology and process capabilities, underwritten by an understanding of domain and industry imperatives. With revenues over US$ 1.2 billion, and a global employee talent capital of over 33,000, IGATE offers productized applications and platforms that provide the necessary competitive and innovation edge to clients across industries, through a combination of speed, agility and imagination. IGATE is listed on NASDAQ under the symbol IGTE.