The Asian Centre for Corporate Governance & Sustainability, a ‘Not for Profit’ independent institution, conferred the Best Governed Company Award on HCL Technologies, a leading global IT services company, today at the Asia Business Responsibility Summit 2014 in Mumbai. Anant Gupta, CEO, HCL Technologies Ltd. received the award presented by the chief guest and key note speaker at the Summit Mr. Mervyn King, Chairman of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and a member of the Private Sector Advisory Group to the World Bank on Corporate Governance.
Receiving the award, Anant Gupta, CEO, HCL Technologies Ltd. said, “It’s an honor and privilege for HCL to be recognized as well governed enterprise by a renowned non-profit institution like the ACCGS and its global evaluation panel. It’s heartening to be rewarded for our relentless pursuit of corporate excellence through transparency & corporate governance, focus on customer relationships and grassroots led innovation.”
"HCL Technologies has a board of eminent directors, who are not only independent minded but it represents a cohesive board. The company maintains very high standards of disclosures and transparency and treats all its shareholders as well as stakeholder in an equitable manner, which is why, as a jury I felt that HCL Technologies deserves Best Governed Company Award for 2013." said M.K. Chouhan, Vice Chairman, Global Advisory Board, Asian Centre For Corporate Governance & Sustainability & Chairman - Mahendra & Young Knowledge Foundation.
HCL (hcl.com) is a $6.4-billion global technology enterprise with over 90,000 professionals from diverse nationalities, who operate from 31 countries, including over 500 points of presence in India. From designing India’s first PC at the same time as global IT peers in 1978; to working on the Boeing Dreamliner's airborne systems today, HCL has stayed a true pioneer innovation and technology excellence. HCL’s range of offerings spans Product Engineering, Custom & Package Applications, BPO, IT Infrastructure Services, IT Hardware, Systems Integration, and distribution of ICT products across a wide range of focused industry verticals.