CGI in India – Management team

Meet our Leaders

George Mattackal, Senior Vice-President and Business Unit Leader – Asia Pacific Communications and Enterprise Services Delivery Center India

George Mattackal serves as the Business Unit leader for CGI’s Asia Pacific Communications and Enterprise Services (CES) Delivery Center. His team is responsible for ensuring successful delivery of all offshore services for CGI’s Communications industry clients worldwide, as well as offshore ERP-related (SAP, MS Dynamics, Oracle) services for customers across industry sectors. Additionally, his unit provides application support and delivery services for CGI’s internal applications, and is also home to CGI’s offshore Testing Center of Excellence. The CES organisation consistently achieves high levels of client satisfaction, meeting or exceeding targets on key business metrics.

George played an integral role in building up CGI’s offshore capability in the communications sector. He has in-depth experience in managing delivery organisations in the telecom space, having worked for CGI in this area for 25 years. George holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Houston and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas.

Sridhar Ramamurthy, Senior Vice-President and Business Unit Leader - Asia Pacific Global Infrastructure Services Delivery Center

Sridhar is tasked with driving growth and talent development, and delivering services for clients across multiple industries, such as Communications, Manufacturing and Retail, Oil and Gas, Financial Services and Public Sector. The GTO business unit collaborates closely with CGI’s onsite partners to help drive value excellence and maintain client satisfaction. He joined CGI in 1997, and has a proven track record as an IT business and delivery leader, with over 30 years of experience spanning IT management, application delivery and management. Prior to joining CGI, Sridhar held various leadership positions in India and abroad working with reputed organisations.

Rakesh Aerath, Senior Vice-President and Business Unit Leader – Asia Pacific Multi-Industry and Government Delivery Center

As a business unit leader, Rakesh is responsible for the revenue growth, profit and loss management, excellence in delivery, and innovation for multiple large industry sectors including Manufacturing, Retail, Consumer Services, Energy and Utilities, Oil and Gas, Government and Health. As part of the leadership team in India, he plays a key role in defining and driving strategy for the company’s business.

Prior to this, as part of the former Logica management team he was responsible for Professional Services business, which included Application Development, System Integration projects and Product Engineering services across all industry sectors and technology horizontals in India. Rakesh was a Partner in Logica and as part of the Global Innovation Board for the Logica group he was also responsible for driving innovation within the India business.

Rakesh is a professional business leader with 22 years of experience in account and delivery management, innovation, business development, operations and staff management. He has vast experience of working closely with global clients and partners and over the years, Rakesh has held various leadership positions in multiple industry sectors globally. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in engineering and an MBA in finance from leading institutes in India.

Vinayak Hegde, Senior Vice-President and Business Unit Leader - Asia Pacific Financial Services Delivery Center

Vinayak plays a key role in strengthening CGI’s offshore capability, by managing a diverse portfolio of financial services client delivery work.

With more than 24 years of experience in the information technology industry, Vinayak has vast experience in global delivery of projects and services as well as account management. He has spent a significant number of years in North America and has held roles relating to systems development in industries such as Manufacturing, Retail and Distribution, Banking, Financial Services, and Healthcare.

Vinayak has a Bachelor’s degree in electronics and communications and holds a certificate in Advance Management Program (AMP) from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore.

Sudhir Subbaraman, Senior Vice-President and Business Unit Leader – Asia Pacific Solutions Delivery Center

Sudhir is responsible for strategy, growth, governance and operations for the Solutions/ Products group which supports more than 70 CGI solutions across the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific regions. Sudhir is also responsible for driving innovation across CGI’s operations at the Asia Pacific level and is a member of the CGI's Global Innovation Council and Global IP Council. In India, he oversees the Business Analysts Center of Excellence and is a board member of IIBA’s Bangalore Chapter.

Sudhir has 20 years of experience, with a strong track record for producing business results throughout his career. Prior to joining CGI, Sudhir worked with Revenue Solutions Inc. (RSI) as the program manager for a multi-million dollar account, managing teams across South Carolina and California on a benefits-funded model.

Sudhir is a mechanical engineer from the National Institute of Technology, Warangal. He also holds a Master’s degree in industrial engineering from Mississippi State University and an MBA with highest honors from the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business.

Pradipta K Banerjee, Vice-President – Human Resources

Pradipta leads the Human Resource function for India and South-east Asia and is responsible for shaping the ‘People Practices’ vision for CGI. He is a key member of the CGI HR Global Leadership team. Pradipta has more than 15 years industry experience, having held leadership roles in various multinational organisations. He has been with CGI for over ten years and has been instrumental in its growth and success.