Ashish responsible for Infor businesses across India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan
Mumbai, India – 19 September, 2016 – Infor, a leading provider of beautiful business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud, today announced the appointment of Ashish Dass as Vice President and Managing Director for the South Asian subcontinent. Ashish will be responsible for further scaling Infor’s business operations in the region, driving the next level of innovation, growing a high performance sales team and partner network contributing to the next phase of growth.
Ashish brings with him 20 years of international experience in P&L and Sales & Operations management, across both start-ups and established multinational organizations in the Enterprise Software Applications space across Europe, South Asia, Middle East & Africa. His previous roles called for diverse leadership, sales and business experience in the areas of ERP (Manufacturing, Retail & Distribution), BFSI (Core Banking, Treasury, lending, Investment Banking, AML & ALM, Analytics, CRM & BI), and professional & managed services. He has played major roles in directing organizations towards their growth paths, increasing sales and bottom line by establishing new growth markets and improving operational efficiencies. Prior to this appointment, Ashish has held senior management roles in 3i Infotech Ltd and Misys International Banking.
Commenting on his appointment, Tarik Taman, General Manager, India, Middle East and Africa (IMEA), Infor said, “With a strong footprint in the region, India – which is leading the digital transformation wave and emerging as the fastest-growing major economy in the world - is a strategic market for Infor. At our flagship customer event ‘Inforum’ in New York City recently, we announced our plan to quintuple market share in the region by 2020, for which India will play an instrumental role. Ashish's appointment is timely and I am more than confident that our businesses in the region are in able hands to digitally enable enterprises of the future, and help organizations on their journey to the cloud."
Ashish Dass said, “Infor is spearheading the building of beautiful business applications with last-mile functionality and is known for delivering industry-specific and micro-verticals focused applications in the cloud. I am thrilled to have been appointed to lead the business operations here and am certain that I will be able to further shape the success of Infor in the competitive Indian enterprise software market.”
Ashish is a successful leader and was listed in the top 50 Indian Influential leaders by Forbes Middle East in the Arab World for year 2015.
Infor builds beautiful business applications with last mile functionality and scientific insights for select industries delivered as a cloud service. With 15,000 employees and customers in more than 200 countries and territories, Infor automates critical processes for industries including healthcare, manufacturing, fashion, wholesale distribution, hospitality, retail, and public sector. Infor software helps eliminate the need for costly customization through embedded deep industry domain expertise. Headquartered in New York City, Infor is also home to one of the largest creative agencies in Manhattan, Hook & Loop, focused on delivering a user experience that is fun and engaging. Infor deploys its cloud applications primarily on the Amazon Web Services cloud and open source platforms.
Infor customers include:
· 18 of the top 20 aerospace companies
· 8 of the top 10 high tech companies
· 10 of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies
· 22 of the 25 largest U.S. healthcare delivery networks
· 20 of the 20 largest U.S. cities
· 20 of the top 20 automotive suppliers
· 19 of the top 20 industrial distributors
· 18 of the top 20 global retailers
· 4 of the top 5 brewers
· 19 of the top 20 global banks
· 10 of the 10 largest global hotel brands
· 6 of the top 10 global luxury brands