Tij Nerurkar Assumes new Role as Chief Operating Officer of Tata Interactive Systems

Dec 14, 2010, 01:45 ET from Tata Interactive Systems, A Div. of Tata Industries Ltd.

MUMBAI, India, December 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Global leader in learning solutions, Tata Interactive Systems (TIS) announced that Tij Nerurkar, formerly President - North America at TIS, has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of the organization with immediate effect.

As the Chief Operating Officer, Tij assumes responsibility for the Sales and Marketing function worldwide as well as the delivery operations in the US and Canada; the UK and mainland Europe; India; the Middle East; and Asia Pacific regions.

Speaking about his vision on what the organization would be aiming for under his leadership, Tij said, "Our primary focus will be to ensure growth across global markets... one of the key strategies towards achieving this will be through maximizing existing relationships within major accounts. Another thrust area will be investing in innovative technology and products. We will also concentrate on leveraging our vast global talent pool to build solutions that have a single-point focus on enabling key corporate initiatives."

According to Rajesh Jumani, Chief Marketing Officer at TIS, "Tij's appointment marks an important step for TIS. He has a unique blend of experience both at the back-end as Chief of Operations, India and at the front-end, leading the US and Canadian sales team as President - North America. His effective leadership in the competitive North American geography, coupled with his deep understanding of all facets of the organization makes him well suited to enable sustainable growth for TIS. I'm confident that Tij will take TIS to the next level of leadership in the learning industry."

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    About Tata Interactive Systems (TIS)

Tata Interactive Systems (TIS) is the world's leading developer of learning solutions. TIS' learning solutions are designed to enable organizational initiatives across industry verticals including Education; Government and Defence; Telecommunications and ICT; Pharmaceuticals and Health Care; Banking, Financial Services and Insurance; Airlines, Transportation, Logistics and Hospitality; Consumer Package Goods; and Manufacturing, Energy and Construction.

With a team of over 600 multi-disciplinary specialists, TIS creates 3000+ hours of learning content across 160+ concurrent projects every year. TIS' solutions have proven their effectiveness at more than 60 Fortune 500 companies, leading educational institutions and government departments.

TIS is the first learning solutions organization in the world to be assessed at Level 5 in both the SEI-CMM and P-CMM frameworks. Its solutions have won prestigious awards including Brandon Hall, APEX, BETT and BIMA.

Areas of Business

TIS caters for three segments - Corporate, Education, and Government. It offers clients learning solutions including:

    - Web-based Training & Courseware
    - Simulations - to offer immersive learning experiences
    - Electronic Performance Support Systems - to provide on-the-job support
    - Software Solutions
    - Game-based Learning - to enhance learner engagement

The scope of TIS' learning solutions encompasses on-boarding, sales training, process training, product training, curriculum design, assessments, soft skills training and technical training.


TIS has development centres in Germany, Switzerland, and India. Its sales and marketing operations span the US, Canada, the UK, mainland Europe, Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East and Asia.

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    Further information from:

    Rajesh R. Jumani
    Chief Marketing Officer
    Tata Interactive Systems

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