WNS announces departure of senior members of management team
Ramesh Shah, who had stepped down as Chairman of the Board in December 2009, has left WNS as of March 29, 2010. He has also resigned as a director of WNS (Holdings) Ltd. with effect from the same date. Anup Gupta, formerly the Group Chief Operating Officer, has left WNS as of March 26, 2010.
Mr. Shah has a strong and successful track record in building and repositioning businesses for leading financial institutions. His success at American Express, Shearson Lehman Brothers, Natwest Bank and Greenpoint Bank demonstrate his ability to set strategies and effectively execute them. Most recently, Mr. Shah was the CEO of the retail bank at Greenpoint.
During his 13-year tenure at American Express Mr. Shah held a variety of increasingly responsible positions in planning, finance and product development. Mr. Shah managed American Express' largest revolving credit product, with one million customers and $1 billion in receivables and was also President of the broker/dealer.
Mr. Shah served as a consultant to the Chairman of Hudson United Bank implementing various new programs that resulted in an increase in deposits, fees and account market share.
Mr. Gupta also served as the Chief Executive Officer of WNS' travel and leisure services business unit, and has led many new initiatives since joining WNS company in 2002. Prior to that, Mr. Gupta was a Principal at eVentures India, a News Corp. and SoftBank backed-venture fund. Previously, Mr. Gupta was a management consultant with Booz Allen & Hamilton. ■