Geometric Appoints Neeraj Dutt as CFO

Dutt has over 17 years of experience in financial strategy, planning and accounting

Mumbai, IndiaMay 9, 2014Geometric Ltd., a provider of product lifecycle management (PLM), global engineering services, and offshore software product development (OSPD) solutions and technologies, announced the appointment of Neeraj Dutt as chief financial officer.

Dutt has over 17 years of experience in financial strategy, planning and accounting, including over 14 years in the information technology/information technology enterprise solutions (IT/ITeS) industry. He is responsible for the company’s global financial accounting, planning, legal and corporate governance. He takes over from Arvind Kakar, who has decided to pursue other opportunities.

Announcing the appointment, Manu Parpia, MD and CEO said, “We are pleased to welcome Neeraj to the Geometric management team. Neeraj brings with him a wealth of experience in defining and managing financial strategies, as well as streamlining the finance function. I am sure Geometric will benefit from his expertise as we continue on our transformational journey. I would also like to thank Arvind for his contribution to Geometric and wish him all the best for the future".

Dutt added, “Geometric has recently gone through an extensive transformation exercise, and is poised to grow and take advantage of the increasing customer demand in the engineering services space. I am happy to be a part of this dynamic company as it enters into its next chapter of sustainable growth.”

Dutt has extensive experience in business plan preparation and execution, controllership, de-merger/carve out, US GAAP, SOX 404, business risk assessment, financial system – transactional/management information systems and driving operational efficiencies. Dutt joins from Virtusa Corp. where, as the Asia CFO, he was responsible for the finance function across multiple countries in Asia. Prior to joining Virtusa, Neeraj was a part of Genpact for over 11 years, wherein he played various roles in across the finance function. He started his career in 1996 with Trident Projects. Dutt has a Bachelor’s degree in commerce with honors from Delhi University, and is a grad CWA. He also completed the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination, USA.

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