MORRISTOWN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Majesco (NYSE American: MJCO), a global provider of core insurance platform software and consulting services for insurance business transformation, today announced Rajesh Hukku was appointed to the Majesco Board of Directors and will be a member of the compensation committee.
“We are pleased to welcome Mr. Hukku to Majesco’s Board of Directors, a respected and well known executive in the industry,” said Ketan Mehta, CEO and Founder of Majesco. “His extensive technology experience across financial services brings a wealth of knowledge and experience on how technology is disrupting and transforming the industry. These unique insights, experience and advice will help guide the vision and strategic opportunities of Majesco.”
“With so much change and disruption unfolding in the insurance industry, this is an opportune time to work with a forward looking board and Management team committed to the future success of the insurance industry,” commented Rajesh Hukku. “With increased focus on growth and innovation, I am excited to channel my experience and insights from the broader financial services industry to help Majesco lead in helping insurers make this shift to a new era of insurance.”
Since November 2010, after a career spanning over three decades in the Information Technology field, Mr. Hukku is an independent investor, and consultant / advisor to several technology companies in the U.S. and India. He has previously held various senior executive positions at Oracle Corporation, a multinational computer technology corporation, Oracle Financial Services Software Ltd. in India, (previously known as i-flex solutions ltd.) an IT solutions company serving financial institutions in over 125 countries, Tata Consultancy Services, Citicorp Overseas Software Ltd., and Citicorp North America, Inc. As CEO and later as Chairman, he championed the growth of i-flex solutions from a mere startup in 1992, into a global leader in the field of Banking Software with a revenue of approx. $650M by 2009.
Mr. Hukku has held several board positions. Mr. Hukku has received several awards, including the Entrepreneur of the Year Award awarded by Ernst & Young in 2002, the Star of Asia awarded by Businessweek in 2003, the Dewang Mehta award for innovation in IT awarded by the government of India in 2003, the Global Entrepolis Award awarded by the Prime Minister of Singapore in 2004, the Order Bernardo O Higgins – Great Official awarded by the President of Chile in 2005, the Stevie Award in the best chairman category awarded in 2006, and the Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business awarded by the Asian American Business Development Center in New York in 2006. Mr. Hukku graduated from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India with a BE (Hons) degree in electrical and electronics engineering.
Insurance business transformation is a journey of change and revitalization, a renaissance of Insurance. Approximately 160 insurance companies worldwide in P&C, L&A and Group/ Employee Benefits are transforming their businesses with Majesco’s solutions. Our market leading software, consulting and services uniquely underpin the entire insurance value chain and are designed to empower insurers with the agility, innovation and speed needed to meet their transformation opportunities. Majesco’s solutions include policy management, new business / underwriting, rating, billing, claims management, distribution management, BI/ analytics, predictive modeling, digital platform with mobile and portal, testing services, cloud services, bureau and content services, transformation services, consulting services and more. For more details on Majesco, please visit www.majesco.com.
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