GlobalLogic, owned by Hitachi, elevates Nitesh Banga to CEO

GlobalLogic Inc., a Group company, announced Thursday that its current Chief Operating Officer (COO), Nitesh Banga, will succeed Shashank Samant as president and CEO. Banga will take over from 1 October 2022.

Banga has overseen commercial operations for GlobalLogic since joining the group in 2018.

“It is an honor and a great responsibility to lead GlobalLogic,” said Banga. “As we enter our third decade, we have a unique opportunity to accelerate business digital transformation supported by Hitachi’s incredible legacy, global reach and brand of trust.”

While serving as GlobalLogic’s CEO for more than a decade, Samant oversaw several strategic acquisitions and initiatives to increase the company’s digital capabilities, according to a company statement.

In addition to his role as executive advisor to Toshiaki Tokunaga, head of Hitachi Digital Systems and Services (DSS), Samant will take on a new position as chairman of the board of GlobalLogic.

“I believe that for organizations to continue to lead and succeed, their executive leadership must also evolve. Nitesh has proven throughout his career that he is a strong leader in terms of both vision and execution. I am confident that he will establish a path of success that will take GlobalLogic through its next major stages of growth, ”said Samant.

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“I am also very excited to continue to support GlobalLogic in my new role as Chairman of the Board and to help expand the Hitachi Group’s digital business and accelerate digital transformation,” he added.

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