PDS appoints BG Srinivas on the Board of Directors

PDS appoints BG Srinivas on the Board of Directors

Srinivas is a global business executive with over 36 years of experience across a diverse set of industries.

PDS, the global fashion infrastructure company, announced the appointment of BG Srinivas as an Independent and Non-Executive Director on the  PDS Board. Srinivas’ experience with leading global corporates demonstrates PDS’ commitment to augmenting its board with not only domain expertise but also the highest standards of corporate governance.

Srinivas is a global business executive with over 36 years of experience across a diverse set of industries. He has played leadership roles across multiple markets in US, Europe & Asia with leading global companies, including PCCW, Infosys and ABB Group, all publicly listed entities. In his previous roles, Srinivas has been an Executive Director and Group Managing Director of PCCW (a Hong Kong-based IT company) and the President and Whole-time Director of Infosys. He was also the Chairman and Executive Director of Infosys Australia. Srinivas led several key portfolios namely financial services, manufacturing and public services. During his tenure at Infosys, Srinivas led key portfolios like financial services, manufacturing, and public services. He played a pivotal role in building the Enterprise Solutions Unit, significantly expanding Infosys Europe, and driving growth in key business verticals.

Speaking on the appointment, Dr Deepak Kumar Seth, Chairmansaid, “It is a pleasure to welcome BG Srinivas to the board of PDS Group. I believe his wealth of knowledge and experience will add immense value to the PDS Board of Directors.”

Pallak Seth, Vice Chairman, said, “Central to our growth journey is the diverse knowledge and expertise we receive from our esteemed Board of Directors. I extend a warm welcome to BG Srinivas as he joins the PDS Board. His global expertise in strategy, operations, and finance, especially his experience in the technology sector, makes him a vital addition to our Board.”

Sanjay Jain, Group CEOadded “BG Srinivas’ leadership, coupled with his experience working with global companies adds invaluable expertise to our distinguished and multicultural Board. PDS is steering towards our new phase of growth; we look towards our Board Members to guide us in our journey that can translate into impactful value creation for all our stakeholders.”

Previously Srinivas was a Non-Executive Director of HKT (Hong Kong Telecom) and HKT Management, and the trustee-manager of the HKT Trust. He was also Chairman of PCCW Media. Earlier in his career, he worked with ABB Group, where he held several leadership positions. He has been on the panel of judges for the European Business Awards (EBA) for three consecutive years and is a frequent speaker at academic institutions such as INSEAD and Saïd Business School, Oxford. Srinivas holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Bangalore University, India, and executive certifications from Wharton Business School, USA, and Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA), India.

About PDS

PDS Limited is a global fashion infrastructure company offering product development, sourcing, manufacturing, and distribution for major brands and retailers worldwide. The Company operates a vast global network covering over 50 offices, 22 countries, with over 3,300 associates and 7,600 factory associates worldwide.

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