Mastech Holdings, CEO Resigns and Board Appoints Successor

Feb 29, 2016, 16:06 ET from Mastech Holdings, Inc.

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Mastech Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MHH), a national provider of Information Technology staffing services, announced today that D. Kevin Horner has resigned as President and Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Board.  Mastech's Board of Directors has appointed Vivek Gupta as his successor as President and CEO and Director of the Board, effective March 1, 2016.

Horner joined Mastech as CEO in October 2011 and had served on the Board of Directors since 2008.  During his tenure, the Company's annual revenues grew from approximately $80 million to $123 million and he led the Company through its 2015 acquisition of the U.S. IT staffing business of Hudson Global Resources Management.

"I want to thank the Board, Mastech employees and customers for their support and am proud of the great things we have accomplished despite the often challenging environment for the staffing industry," said Horner.

"The Board would like to thank Kevin for his years of service and many contributions to Mastech as CEO and as a Director," stated Sunil Wadhwani and Ashok Trivedi, Co-Chairmen of its Board of Directors.

Gupta, age 52, joins Mastech from RPG Enterprises where he served as the Chief Executive- Americas, RPG Group since October 2015. From 2011 to October 2015, Gupta served as the Chief Executive of Global Infrastructure Management Services at Zensar, a global information technology services company and part of the RPG Group. He joined Zensar in 1984 and served there in a number of senior executive positions in the U.S., Europe and India.

Commenting on the appointment, Co-Chairmen Wadhwani and Trivedi stated, "We are very pleased to have someone with Gupta's experience and depth of knowledge in the information technology space to guide Mastech during this next stage of its development."

"I am honored and excited about the opportunity to lead this great organization. And I look forward to working with all of Mastech's talented and dedicated employees to help build profitable growth and value for all of the company's stakeholders, including the shareholders, customers, and employees," said Gupta.

About Mastech Holdings, Inc.:

Leveraging the power of 29 years of IT experience, Mastech (NYSE MKT: MHH)  provides Information Technology Staffing services in the disciplines which drive today's business operations. More information about Mastech can be found at Mastech's website:

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