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8K Miles appoints Sujatha Chandrasekaran to its board of Directors


Leading Global IT transformation, secure cloud solutions and managed services company 8K Miles Software Services has announced appointment of an additional member to its Board of Directors, Sujatha Chandrasekaran, Global CIO of Kimberly-Clark Corporation, former SVP and Global Chief Technology and Data Officer of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., and former VP and CTO of PepsiCo.

Prior to joining as a new board member of 8K Miles, Suja served on the board of the Symphony Technology Group Portfolio Companies. Suja has earned a number of awards for her work including being featured as "Top 10 Women in Tech" by Chain Store Age, Digital Visionary in Consumer Goods by CGT, "Top 10 Leaders of Digital and Technology" by the Financial Times, and Top 50 Diverse Executives by Diversity MBA Magazine.

"We are pleased to welcome Suja to our Board of Directors. She brings tremendous credibility and vast experience as Global CIO and Chief Digital Officer of multiple large enterprises. Her addition to the Board will help broaden 8K Miles' opportunities and improve strategic vision on global markets of Cloud, SaaS, mobility, IoT, security, compliance, and identity management areas, as the company continues to grow both organically and through M&As," said CEO and Managing Director 8K Miles Software Services, Suresh Venkatachari.

"Having a highly respected Digital Transformation leader and experienced individual like Suja, who comes from Fortune 500 Company background should help 8K Miles to accelerate its positioning with Cloud First transformation strategy for highly regulated industries," said Chief Operating Officer 8K Miles Software Services, Lena Kannappan.

"Suja has varied experience and successful acumen. Inclusion of her in the Board will enhance Company's product innovation, Digital Growth and customer reach. I wish her all the best," said CFO and Whole-time Director, R S Ramani.

"I'm excited to join 8K Miles' Board at the crucial time of the company's growth. I look forward to contributing to the enterprise business growth strategy and making an impact on the success of the company's next phase," said Global CIO of Kimberly-Clark, Suja Chandrasekaran.

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First Published: Thu, February 09 2017. 11:57 IST