IT training solutions firm NIIT Ltd today appointed Rahul Keshav Patwardhan as CEO designate, who will take charge on April 1 next year.
“Mr Patwardhan, who has joined today, shall take charge as Chief Executive Officer of NIIT Limited on April 1, 2015,” NIIT said in a statement.
A production engineer, with an MBA from IIM Calcutta, Patwardhan joined NIIT in 1984 and began his career in management consulting, corporate and individual IT training and software services.
During the last part of his 20-year career with the NIIT group, he was the President of Europe and APAC software business in NIIT Technologies.
“We are delighted to have Rahul Patwardhan joining us as the next CEO of NIIT Ltd. He is taking on this role at a crucial time when the company is poised to expand the Managed Training Services business and consolidate and strengthen the individual learning solutions business across multiple domains,” NIIT Chairman and MD Rajendra Pawar said