Home / IT / Telecom / Tech/ Subramaniam Muralidharan appointed to Gennext Board

Subramaniam Muralidharan appointed to Gennext Board

Comments / {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}} Views / Monday, 11 June 2018 00:00


Board of Directors of Gennext Ltd., the leading ICT systems integrator, announced the appointment of S. Muralidharan as CEO to spearhead the company’s next phase of growth with effect from 1 July.

Murali as he is popularly known across the ICT Industry in Sri Lanka, is a 28-year industry veteran with a string of senior positions to his credit, the last being CEO of Sampath IT, the 100% owned subsidiary of Sampath Bank. He is also a Board Member of the two highly regarded industry bodies, the Information & Communication Technology Industry Skills Council (ICTISC) and the Sri Lanka Association of Software & Services Companies (SLASSCOM).

Outlining Gennext’s plans for the future, Murali commented, “Gennext is a well-established company that has gained the respect and recognition of clients. It has a solid foundation in terms of business fundamentals, the reason for it’s over five-fold growth in the past six years. It is also a company that has a culture that fosters innovation. With a young, dynamic team, it is very customer-focused enabling the company to acquire some large clients from the more established players in the market. With such a backdrop, Gennext having grown faster than the market historically, is perfectly positioned to accelerate its growth momentum in the coming years.” Asked to comment on his contribution to such growth, Murali commented in following terms “Sri Lanka’s IT/BPM market is expected to hit $ 5 billion in revenue by 2022. I intend to leverage my expertise and strong industry-wide relationships from my close to three decades in ICT to drive forward the company’s next phase of growth where we intend to specialise in new sectors and expand into the South Asian market.” Established 6 years ago, Gennext helps clients build high performance business and services organisations from all industry segments. The company’s product and services include, ICT Integration, Infrastructure Solutions, FinTech Solutions, value added services (VAS), Device as a Service (DaaS), Enterprise Resource Plan (ERP), Business Intelligence(BI), Artificial Intelligence(AI) based solutions, Core Banking, Block-chain based solutions, managed services and pre-sales consultancy, post-sales implementation with a focus on open source applications and cloud based solutions. Commenting on the appointment, Saliya Rajakaruna, former CEO of NTB and a veteran in the field of Banking and Finance and Chairman of Gennext stated, “Gennext has reported remarkable growth in the six years since inception with double digit growth year-on-year, a growth rate better than the industry. While the ICT industry is expected to expand significantly. The Board is confident that with this appointment, Gennext now has both the leadership and the staff to build on its existing strengths and focus on exciting new directions that will ensure future sustainability and growth. Accordingly the appointment of Murali reflects our intent to place Gennext in that trajectory and uplift the company to the next level.”

Gennext specialises in identifying new business and technology trends and develops solutions to help clients to enter new markets, increase revenues in existing markets, improve operational performance and deliver their products and services more effectively and efficiently. The company works with a gamut of global technology giants that include DellEMC, Centerm, HP, SysAid, Cisco, VMware, Microsoft, open source products to name some of them. In terms of customers, it counts a diversified base both world-class international and national entities in telco, banking and finance, public and government, apparel and manufacturing, education, health and a host of other verticals.


Share This Article

Facebook Twitter


1. All comments will be moderated by the Daily FT Web Editor.

2. Comments that are abusive, obscene, incendiary, defamatory or irrelevant will not be published.

3. We may remove hyperlinks within comments.

4. Kindly use a genuine email ID and provide your name.

5. Spamming the comments section under different user names may result in being blacklisted.


Today's Columnists

Our Cricket Board simply cannot deliver – why not they all quit honourably?

Tuesday, 18 June 2019

“It is necessary, therefore, for the Government to pay serious attention to the doings of Sri Lanka Cricket [board] and take immediate action to lift their game for the progress of our glorious game.” Question for Sri Lanka Cricket (board) Sri La

Yesterday Tamils, today Muslims and tomorrow who?

Tuesday, 18 June 2019

From the time of S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike’s election victory in 1956, one and only one issue had dominated political party campaigns in this country; and that was communalism. The Tamil community was the main focus of these campaigns for over 50 years

Those who go by social proof are easy prey to crafty schemers

Monday, 17 June 2019

Going after social proof Swiss writer and novelist, Rolf Dobelli, in one of the essays in his 2013 book ‘The Art of Thinking Clearly’, has given a fine warning to his readers. He has warned against going by ‘social proof’ or ‘majority view

Poson ponderings on positional power: ‘Authority vested’ vs. ‘authority wasted’

Monday, 17 June 2019

We witnessed a serene Poson Poya, in a far more improved security setting in Sri Lanka. Whilst the Sri Lankan life slowly returning to normal, political fronts do not appear to show the same. Has the political power become the people ‘pava’ (sin)

Columnists More