Monday, July 16, 2012

LRN appoints Devraj Shetty as India Managing Director

India, July 16, 2012 – LRN, a company that helps businesses develop values-based corporate cultures and inspire principled performance, today announced the appointment of Devraj Shetty as the Managing Director for India.

Devraj will lead the company’s expansion in India and will be based in the firm’s Mumbai office. He will play a key role in taking LRN’s unique Governance, Culture and Leadership offerings to market and partner with Indian corporations to help them outbehave the competition and build organizations that will sustain well into the 22nd century.

With a career spanning over two decades in global business management, Devraj has held diverse leadership positions in various organizations. In his last assignment as Senior Vice President & Head of the Learning Business at Sify Technologies, Devraj was accountable for the complete P&L mandate and led a multi-location delivery team that doubled the global customer base including the enlistment of a number of Fortune 500 Corporations. Prior to taking on this role at LRN, Devraj held leadership positions in Sales and Delivery functions at Tata Interactive Systems (TIS), and, earlier, was a co-founder of Omega Interactive Technologies.

"Devraj’s appointment marks a milestone for LRN in India," said Dov Seidman, Founder and CEO of LRN. "His experience and expertise are well suited to the next stage in our company’s evolution. As we seek to help our client partners in India create significance and success in a more complex global business environment, Devraj’s leadership and his understanding of India should deliver value for us in our journey to inspire principled performance."

Commenting on his appointment, Devraj Shetty averred, “This is a tremendously exciting time for me to be a part of LRN, an organization that deeply understands the implications for how organizations must govern, lead and build culture in a dynamic and challenging 21st century world. I look forward to the opportunity to help Indian organizations find new sources of growth and resiliency through HOW they do, what they do rather than solely by what they do.”

Devraj holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from IIM, Bangalore and has taken his CPA Exams in New Jersey, USA.

About LRN:

Since 1994, LRN has helped 17 million people at 700 companies worldwide simultaneously navigate complex legal and regulatory environments and foster values-based cultures. LRN’s combination of practical tools, education and strategic advice helps companies translate their values into concrete corporate practices and leadership behaviors that create sustainable competitive advantage. In partnership with LRN, companies need not choose between living principles and maximizing profits, or between enhancing reputation and growing revenue: both are a product of principled performance. LRN works with organizations in more than 100 countries, and has offices in New York, Los Angeles, London and Mumbai. 

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