WNS CFO resigns

Outsourcer WNS (Holdings) Ltd's chief financial officer Deepak Sogani has stepped down, citing personal reasons.

Sanjay Puria, WNS's corporate SVP-finance, will assume the CFO role on a permanent basis with immediate effect, the company said in a statement.

Puria, certified public accountant (CPA) and chartered accountant (CA), brings over 15 years of experience to the position, including over 10 years in the offshore services industry. During his three years at WNS, Sanjay has managed several key finance functions, including corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, financial planning and analysis, and strategic business development.

"We appreciate Deepak's contributions as a member of WNS's executive team, and wish him well in his future endeavors. The company is pleased to have an excellent internal replacement and proven performer for this strategic role, and believe Sanjay is the right choice to lead the finance function and help continue to move WNS forward,'' WNS chief executive Keshav R Murugesh said.

''We remain excited about our positioning and business momentum, and are confident in the financial and operational strength of the organisation," he added.

As of 30 June 2013, WNS had 26,178 professionals across 32 delivery centers worldwide, including China, Costa Rica, India, the Philippines, Poland, Romania, South Africa, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom and the United States.