John Dowd becomes group president and CEO, Mastek

John Dowd has been appointed as group president and chief executive officer of offshore outsourcing company, Mastek Ltd.

Dowd will be responsible for establishing the strategic direction of Mastek, all global operations, and have overall accountability for business performance for the high-end IT solutions provider that specialises in new technology and IP-led enterprise solutions with a focus on the insurance and government verticals worldwide.

Sudhakar Ram, who will continue as chairman and managing director, will promote the vision and values of the company and focus on governance, corporate social responsibility, and key strategic initiatives and strategic relationships.

Dowd has been associated with the company since September last year when he joined as a senior advisor for the company's US subsidiary, MajescoMastek.

Dowd brings to Mastek over 30 years of broad executive experience that includes successfully leading large international operations for technology and business services