SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- GlobalLogic, a leading Experience Design and Digital Product Development services company, announced today that board member Sir Peter Bonfield will be elevated to Chairman of the Board, and former Vodafone Group Global CTO Steve Pusey has been appointed to its board of directors.
"GlobalLogic's strong growth in the Experience Design and Digital Product Development starts by having a strong board," said Shashank Samant, CEO, GlobalLogic. "We are very fortunate to have these industry luminaries on our board of directors. The strategic guidance that GlobalLogic will receive from their collective industry knowledge and experience will help us intelligently navigate through our next stage of growth."
Pusey brings more than 35 years of international technology and leadership experience to GlobalLogic's board. While at Vodafone, Pusey defined and led its global technology strategy and was responsible for all aspects of Vodafone's networks, IT capability, and supply chain management. He has also held leadership positions at telecom companies such as Nortel Networks and British Telecom. Pusey's strong leadership experience and technology knowledge will be beneficial to the further development of GlobalLogic's communications and media business.
"I'm excited to be joining the highly talented board at GlobalLogic," said Pusey. "Today's business success is defined by how organizations incorporate software innovation in their products and customer experiences. GlobalLogic is uniquely positioned to help transform global organizations to participate in this new software-based economy. I look forward to being a part of its continued success."
Sir Peter Bonfield's experience in the fields of electronics, computers, and communications—spanning over 45 years — continues to benefit GlobalLogic. Sir Peter has been involved with a diverse portfolio of companies, operating at the board level, in the USA, Europe, and the Far East. He is currently Chairman of NXP, the world's fourth largest semiconductor company. Previously, he served as Chairman and CEO of ICL and subsequently as CEO of British Telecommunications plc. For nearly two years, Sir Peter has actively helped expand GlobalLogic's growth strategy and foster strong relationships from his position on the board. This new role will allow him to become further involved and continue to grow GlobalLogic's brand and business.
"GlobalLogic is in an exciting position to help all manner of businesses respond to, and take advantage of software-based disruptions in their respective industries." said Sir Peter. "I'm delighted to continue contributing to GlobalLogic's leadership vision, strategy and execution in an expanded role as Chairman of the Board."
GlobalLogic is a full-lifecycle product development services leader that combines deep domain expertise and cross-industry experience to connect makers with markets worldwide. Using insight gained from working on innovative products and disruptive technologies, we collaborate with customers to show them how strategic research and development can become a tool for managing their future. Headquartered in the United States, GlobalLogic operates design and engineering centers around the world, extending the benefits of its authentic global presence to customers in digital media, electronics, healthcare, infrastructure, finance, retail, and telecom industries. The company works with both start-ups and industry leaders, including many of the world's top hardware, software, and consumer brands.
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