Appoints Ralf Reich to head expansion in key markets of Germany, Austria and Switzerland
Bangalore (INDIA) and Warren (NJ), May 13, 2014: Mindtree, a global technology services company, appointed Ralf Reich as the Business Head for the DACH region to lead its continued growth in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Ralf takes responsibility for growing Mindtree’s presence across targeted industries including banking, financial services, insurance, retail, manufacturing, travel and transportation. This appointment underscores Mindtree’s investment in the region and further strengthens its proposition as a value added partner for European companies. Mindtree works with clients across Europe through offices in UK, The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Sweden, Switzerland, Ireland and Germany. Mindtree’s European business contributed 28% of the company’s revenue for the year ended March 2014.
Ralf brings over 25 years of IT service experience, with a proven track record of establishing new clients and building relationships across different industries and geographies. He will be based in the company’s office in Cologne.
“The DACH region is a key market for Mindtree, and Ralf’s appointment is a significant move towards growing our presence there,” said Mark Wilsdon, European Head of Sales, Mindtree. “His understanding of the culture and market together with his expertise within the industry will be instrumental in helping drive growth in the region, an important step in our global expansion.”
“Mindtree’s sustained growth reflects the expertise-led solutions it has been delivering to its clients,” said Reich. “I’m thrilled to be part of the team, and with Mindtree, help support our DACH clients in gaining competitive advantage.”
Before joining Mindtree, Ralf was Vice President & Regional Head DACH at Wipro and prior to this he was the Country Head for Germany. Ralf started his career at IBM in Germany and has held leadership positions at both Hewlett Packard and Unisys.
Mindtree [NSE: MINDTREE] delivers technology services and accelerates growth for Global 1000 companies by solving complex business challenges with breakthrough technical innovations. Mindtree specializes in e-commerce, mobility, cloud enablement, digital transformation, business intelligence, data analytics, testing, infrastructure, EAI and ERP solutions. We are among the fastest growing technology firms globally with more than 200 clients and offices in 14 countries.
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