Infor announces new India Business Unit and leadership

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Mumbai: Infor, a global business cloud software provider today announced the India Business Unit (IBU) — a new separate region comprising India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan — to further accelerate progress and tap growth opportunities in this vast market.

Ranga Pothula, is named Managing Director and General Manager for the IBU to drive the next phase of growth.

“India has long been a strategic market for Infor, one that is instrumental to the growth of our overall business. With an IPO in the cards, India and other regions need to fire on all cylinders,” said Charles Phillips, CEO – Infor.

“The new IBU is Infor’s strategic response to the immense market opportunities afforded by digital technologies such as cloud, mobility, artificial intelligence (AI) and IoT in accelerating innovation across public and private sectors in India. Ranga is well-placed to lead this IBU into unprecedented growth – having been at the helm of both R&D and CoE services across multiple products, and growing global delivery services ten-fold under his charge in his two decades with Infor,” added Phillips.

This announcement reinforces Infor’s long-term commitment and investments in this market to date, with India today being the company’s top two largest locations in the world with over 3,000 people in the region.

“Infor has a robust product innovation and growth roadmap that places a laser-sharp focus on delivering exacting customer demands for last-mile functionality specialized by industry. Furthermore, as digital transformation continues to sweep enterprise and SME businesses in India and beyond, Infor is well-positioned to deliver mission-critical business software in the cloud. I look forward to further scaling our IBU operations by sharpening focus on global delivery, servicing offerings, technology developments, and strengthening customer and partner relations,” said Ranga Pothula.

This year marks Pothula’s 22 years at Infor. During his tenure, Pothula played key roles in product services operations in India, the Philippines, Egypt and Poland over the past four years. Prior, he was the president of HYSEA (Hyderabad Software Enterprises Association 2016-2018), is APICS and PMP certified and a key member of Infor Hyderabad process improvement.

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