HCL Tech names new chief operating officer

HCL Technologies, a multinational IT services and outsourcing firm headquartered in India, has named C Vijaykumar as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). HCL Technologies, which operates a business process outsourcing (BPO) center in the Philippines, said the appointment is part of efforts to accelerate its outsourcing business. Vijaykumar is currently the president of Global Infrastructure Services businesses. He currently handles HCL’s USD2.2bn business and around 30,000 employees. The appointment of Vijaykumar comes at a time when HCL Tech is set to report its Q1 numbers in August.