ALISO VIEJO, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 11, 2012) - UST Global®, a leading provider of IT services and solutions for Global 1000 enterprises, today announced that the company was honored with the Most Innovative Emerging Corporation Award at the recent Businessworld International Business Awards 2012 in New Delhi, India, May 28th, 2012. Murali Gopalan, UST Global's Joint Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President, accepted the award on the company's behalf from Kapil Sibal, Union Minister for Communication and IT, as well as Chief Guest of the awards ceremony, while Aveek Sarkar, Chief Editor of the ABP Group of publications, and ICICI Bank president Zarin Daruwala looked on.
Businessworld, along with ICICI Bank Commercial Banking, established the Businessworld International Business Awards as a means of identifying those companies and sectors that have contributed the most to Indian exports and imports. In this, the first year, 12 awards were instituted: five Export awards, three Import awards, one Best Export House award, and one award to recognize the Best CFO.
The five export awards in 2012 went to companies in automobile & engineering; gems & jewelry; electrical, electronics & machinery; pharmaceuticals & chemicals; and the IT and ITeS sectors. The three import awards went to firms in automobile, engineering, electricals, electronics and machinery; chemicals and petrochemicals; and metals and minerals.
In his twelve years with UST Global, Gopalan has played several senior roles. He is currently Joint Chief Information Officer. He sponsors the company's innovation initiatives under The Apple Tree program. As Joint CIO of UST Global, Gopalan manages the Information Services team, covering Governance, Applications and Infrastructure, Information Security and Change Management. He has championed the adoption of ITIL within the IS organization.
"At UST Global we have built a culture where ideas are expected, not just welcome. A spirit of innovation has grown naturally from this type of culture," noted Gopalan. "Our teams come up with ideas -- big and small -- to improve our clients' businesses on a regular basis, so we are very much honored to be recognized for our ongoing efforts in innovation."
About UST Global
UST Global® provides IT solutions that propel businesses forward, helping CIOs build the future for their organizations. Merging industry-specific expertise with transformative thinking, UST Global delivers market-defining solutions to Global 1000 companies with speed and agility. The company is distinguished by its community of collaborative innovation, relentless commitment beyond contract, measurable accountability to current and future business outcomes, and an entrepreneurial spirit that fuels transformation. As a trusted partner to clients worldwide, UST Global uses an optimal blend of locally based senior resources and highly accomplished and cost-effective offshore teams. Headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California, UST Global fosters client-specific cutting-edge innovation from its state-of-the-art centers in the United States, the United Kingdom, India, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Singapore. For more information visit: www.ust-global.com