ALPHARETTA, Ga., Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Greg Furst has been named Executive Vice President of Rolta North America, part of the global organization delivering innovative IT solutions and guidance.
Prior to joining Rolta, Furst served as Vice President & Regional Portfolio Executive at CSC, a provider of technology-enabled business solutions and services. In that role, he ran the company's managed services and outsourcing management for the Americas, creating an innovative portfolio of IT services that led to record bookings in 2011. Previously, he was at Microsoft Corporation, where his roles included responsibility for revenue growth, solutions deployment, strategic partner and marketing plans, and general alliance activity for large, high-profile accounts. Prior to Microsoft Greg held leadership roles at industry leaders and start-ups including VP & GM of Hosting Services at SAVVIS Communications, and VP of Sales at both Optiglobe and Digex.
"The addition of outstanding talent like Greg to our management team underscores the commitment Rolta has to the North American market," said Jason Cory, president of Rolta North America. "With Greg's proven ability to help define the vision and strategy, his experience turning a vision into reality, and his long track record of driving organizational success, we are well positioned to deliver Rolta's market-leading solutions and services to our growing number of clients, and to expand our leadership position in the marketplace."
Furst is recognized as an entrepreneurial leader with a "can-do" approach, known for creating and executing plans that drive explosive growth by aligning the companies he serves to high-growth market opportunities. He is a business leader who will focus on serving the needs of new and current clients, the analyst community, and Rolta employees globally.
Rolta is a leading provider of innovative IT solutions for many vertical segments, including Federal and State Governments, Defense/HLS, Utilities, Process, Power, Banking and Insurance. These enterprise level solutions are built around Rolta's intellectual property and domain expertise to offer unique business intelligence for impactful insights for effective decision making. Rolta's offering includes end-to-end solutions for geospatial applications for mapping and image processing, spatial data analysis and integration through Geospatial Fusion™. Rolta's services and solutions cover the entire life-cycle for the process industry, from engineering design, to operational excellence with its OneView™ suite. Rolta iPerspective™, is a unique platform for SOA and "Cloud" enablement for enterprise-level integration. Rolta is a multinational organization headquartered in India, which has executed projects in over 40 countries. Forbes Global ranked Rolta amongst the "Best 200 under a Billion" four times in six years. Rolta was included in the S&P Global Challengers List™, by Standard & Poor's. The Company is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and National Stock Exchange in cash and F&O segment, and forms part of various indices on BSE/NSE in India. The Company's GDRs are listed on the Main Board of London Stock Exchange.
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