TROY, Mich., October 3, 2011 — Syntel, Inc. (Nasdaq:SYNT), a global Information Technology services and Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) firm, today announced it has appointed Zaineb Bokhari as the Company's Head of Investor Relations.
In this role, Ms. Bokhari will be responsible for managing Syntel's interaction and communication with shareholders and market analysts.
Zaineb is an experienced investment analyst with more than ten years of experience on both the buy-side and sell-side. Most recently, Ms. Bokhari covered the software and financial technology sectors for Standard & Poor's, where she was twice ranked among the top analysts covering business and industrial services by the Wall Street Journal in their "Best on the Street" analyst surveys.
Her research and commentary has been featured in media outlets including The Associated Press, Barron's, Bloomberg, Business News Network (Canada), BusinessWeek, CNN Money.com, the Detroit Free Press, Dow Jones, Investor's Business Daily, the PBS Nightly Business Report and The Wall Street Journal.
Zaineb holds a Bachelors Degree in Finance from Baruch College, City University of New York and an MBA in Finance from the Columbia Business School.
Syntel (Nasdaq:SYNT) is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) solutions spanning the entire lifecycle of business and information systems and processes. The Company is driven by its mission to create new opportunities for clients by harnessing the passion, talent and innovation of Syntel employees worldwide. Syntel leverages dedicated Centers of Excellence, a flexible Global Delivery Model, and a strong track record of building collaborative client partnerships to create sustainable business advantage for Global 2000 organizations. Syntel is assessed at SEI CMMi Level 5, and is ISO 27001 and ISO 9001:2008 certified. As of June 30, 2011, Syntel employed more than 18,000 people worldwide. To learn more, visit us at: www.syntelinc.com.
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