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Symphony Teleca Appoints Sandeep Kalra as EVP and General Manager

Symphony Teleca Corporation (STC), a global innovation and development services company, today announced the appointment of Sandeep Kalra as the Executive Vice President and General Manager of its Software Products & Platforms (SPP) division, effective immediately. An experienced executive with a strong background in outsourcing and global environments, extensive industry knowledge and a firm understanding of the services industry’s business model, Sandeep will lead and continue to grow the division’s ambitious plans across software development, analytics and mobility including overseeing operations, engineering and delivery. Prior to joining STC, Kalra held multiple executive positions at HCL Technologies, including Vice President, Healthcare and Emerging Markets and Vice President, LATAM and Canada. Kalra also worked at Samsung Electronics earlier in his career.

“I am very excited to be joining Symphony Teleca and taking on this important position,” said Kalra. “STC has built an enviable business in software development with a strong portfolio of work in ISV’s, connected devices, enterprise mobility, analytics, energy, healthcare and financial sectors. I look forward to building on that foundation and increasing STC’s global presence and industry leadership.”

STC President and CEO Sanjay Dhawan said that Kalra has the skills and experience to take its SPP division to the next level. “Sandeep brings to this role nearly two decades of operational and execution leadership in global outsourcing, along with the experience of working with ISVs (Independent Software Vendors) and the software marketplace. He will help us drive growth in this area of our business and support the broader organizational goals. I’m excited to have Sandeep on board and have complete confidence in his ability to support the division and the organization goals, and to be a leader in the global outsourcing space.”

Kalra is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, India and is based out of New Jersey.

About Symphony Teleca

Symphony Teleca Corporation, headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., is a global innovation and development services company. The company offers ideation, design, development and managed services to independent software vendors, mobile device and solutions manufacturers and the connected, analytics-driven enterprise. Clients leverage their partnership with Symphony Teleca to deliver innovative SaaS/Cloud enterprise software products, mobile software products and solutions, big data and analytic services and solutions, and enterprise mobility solutions. Symphony Teleca is a fast growing global company with over 6,000 employees in over 32 offices worldwide, including delivery centers in Asia, Australia, Europe and the Americas. To learn more, visit www.symphonyteleca.com.

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