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John Gaunt Joins Synechron as Chief Human Resources Officer

NEW YORK, LONDON, AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands, DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, PUNE, India and SINGAPORE, March 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Synechron Inc., a global financial services consulting and technology services provider, has today announced the appointment of industry veteran John Gaunt as Chief Human Resources Officer. Gaunt will report directly to Synechron CEO Faisal Husain and will focus on enhancing Synechron’s business operating model across geographies to strengthen its employee engagement, leadership, and employee value proposition.

John brings Synechron over thirty years of international human resource management experience in Financial Services and Technology. He joins Synechron from HCL where as EVP of International HR he managed people operations across 110,000 employees as well as the company’s global delivery centers. As Global Head of HR at Genpact, he oversaw the integration of Headstrong into the business following its acquisition. He also served as Global Head of HR Operations for Geographic Services at Accenture where he supported the company’s expansion into India from 180 to over 200,000 people.

“It is an exciting time for Synechron. Over the last few years we have significantly expanded our global footprint and deepened our service capabilities across Digital, Consulting, and Technology. As we continue on this trajectory and toward our goal to become a $1 Bn business, we need to be prepared for Synechron’s next growth phase. John will play an instrumental role as Synechron continues on that journey,” said Faisal Husain, Co-founder and CEO of Synechron.

“The world is changing rapidly around us, and the ability to engage with people in a way that is new and vibrant is what sets today’s employers apart. Synechron has a young, vibrant, proud, and passionate culture with a highly-personalized, high-touch environment. I’m eager to tap into that energy to find the common thread that binds employees in order to enhance global employee engagement, leadership and the employee value proposition. This will help support Synechron’s continued growth,” added Gaunt.

About Synechron
Synechron is a global consulting and technology organization providing innovative solutions to the financial services industry through its three main business focus areas: digital, business consulting, and technology. Based in New York, the company has 18 offices around the globe, with over 7,000+ employees producing over $400+M in annual revenue. For more information on the Company please visit the website or our LinkedIn community.

For further information, please contact: Synechron Diana Kearns-Manolatos Synechron, Inc. Diana.Kearns@synechron.com m: 1 347-721-8223 UK Dan Williams Rostrum +44 (0)203 727 3740 dan.williams@rostrumpr.com US Vested Hod Klein Vested 917-765-8720 synechronHod@fullyvested.com India Rajesh Joshi The Good Edge rajesh@thegoodedge.com m: +91 9833171525

Source:Synechron, Inc.