Hyderabad, 15th October 2014 – Cyient (formerly Infotech Enterprises) has appointed two independent directors-Andrea Bierce and John Paterson-to its board.
The induction further strengthens Cyient’s diverse board, reflecting the global spirit of the company. The board members come from a range of industries, functions and backgrounds.
Andrea Bierce has over three decades of industry and consulting experience. She has worked with some of the world’s largest financial institutions in the areas of governance, enterprise risk management, compliance and reporting. Andrea has also consulted with a number of global companies on their offshore outsourcing strategy.
John Paterson also brings with him 35+ years of industry experience. He retired recently as president of Rolls-Royce Marine and Industrial Power Systems. Prior to his role at Rolls-Royce, John worked for the Swire Group for 25 years in a number of management positions across the US, UK, Japan, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia.
Welcoming the new independent directors, Dr. BVR Mohan Reddy, Founder and Executive Chairman, Cyient, said: “I am extremely delighted that we have two outstanding directors in Andrea and John joining an extremely accomplished board of directors. With these additions, we bring more diversity to our board and add significant management experience and domain knowledge. Five out of our eleven directors are foreign nationals and bring true international perspective to the board consistent with the company’s global outlook and approach.”
Cyient Limited is an engineering, network and operations solutions company headquartered in Hyderabad, India. More than 12,500 associates across 38 global locations apply expertise in industries including aerospace, consumer, energy, medical, oil and gas, mining, heavy equipment, semiconductor, rail transportation, utilities and communications. By collaborating closely with clients to anticipate needs and solve complex problems, Cyient has developed long-term partnerships with companies around the world. This enables the company to do more and reach further, resulting in a better tomorrow.