StarTek eyes digital acquisition to speed up growth

StarTek, a New York-listed customer engagement business process outsourcing company, is looking at digital acquisitions to add greater momentum to its growth engine, according to its newly named CEO, Aparup Sengupta. The plan is to venture into a combination of “make and buy,” with the bulk of the acceleration activities to be focused on digital.

However, in an interview with the Economic Times, Sengupta declined to disclose the budget for the company’s potential acquisitions due to the strict disclosure policy of the New York Stock Exchange. Sengupta has recently replaced Lance Rosenszweig, who was the global CEO of StarTek since its merger with Aegis. Sengupta was CEO of Aegis from 2005 to 2012.

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