Virtusa recognised at the Global Commerce Excellence Awards 2012

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Virtusa Corporation, a global IT services company that offers a broad range of information technology services, including IT consulting, technology implementation and application outsourcing, was recognised for its outstanding contribution to Sri Lanka’s economy at the Global Commerce Excellence Awards 2012, held in Colombo recently.

Global Commerce Excellence Awards seeks to honour public and private companies which have invested and serviced the national economy since 1985. Virtusa was among the international companies recognised this year for its valuable inputs to the economy, particularly to the growth and sustenance of the IT industry.

Commenting on the achievement, Kris Canekeratne, Chairman and CEO at Virtusa said: “We are delighted to be recognised for the contributions made to Sri Lanka’s economy. Our focus on providing consulting and IT outsourcing services to preeminent global 2000 enterprises provides unparalleled opportunities for our team members to innovate and build cutting-edge solutions. We are very encouraged with the progress Sri Lanka’s IT sector is making and the aspiration of making the IT/BPO sector a larger contributor to the national economy.”

The award, which is endorsed by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, was presented by the Shippers’ Academy Colombo in partnership with the Sri Lanka Ports Authority, the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka and Airport Aviation Services Sri Lanka.

Using its enhanced global delivery model, innovative software platform approach and industry expertise, Virtusa provides high-value IT services to global companies in a number of different industries.