HACKENSACK, New Jersey, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ness Technologies, Inc. , a global provider of information technology solutions and services, today announced the appointment of Atzmon Lifshitz as executive vice president, human resources. Reporting to president and CEO Sachi Gerlitz, Lifshitz will have global responsibility for human resources at Ness Technologies.
Lifshitz joins Ness Technologies from ECI Telecom, a global provider of telecommunications infrastructure, where he served from 2004 as corporate vice president, human resources. Prior to joining ECI Telecom, he held leadership positions with several multi-national and regional technology and services firms, including Fibronics, Telemesser, e-go systems, and Pilat Israel. Lifshitz holds a bachelors degree in political science and labor studies from , Israel.
"We are very pleased to welcome Atzmon to Ness," said Sachi Gerlitz, president and CEO of Ness Technologies. "He brings deep human resources expertise and strong corporate leadership experience, and I believe he will quickly make a positive impact throughout Ness. Atzmon's initial charters are to help in our on-going transformation from a multi-national IT services provider to a truly global one; to maintain - or even improve - our high employee morale and motivation; and to help with key initiatives such as the acceleration of our recruiting engine in India. He will also be responsible for human resources operations for our 7,800 employees around the world."
"I am excited to be joining Ness, a strong global company that has established a reputation for unique offerings, quality deliverables, and high employee satisfaction," said Lifshitz. "I believe that I can contribute positively to the company's next generation, while improving the day-to-day people operations of the company, particularly in the area of capacity growth. I look forward to working with Sachi and the whole Ness team."
Lifshitz replaces Efrat Shapira, who retired from the company recently, after 10 years at Ness Technologies. "We thank Efrat for all her contributions over the years, and we wish her all the best," said Gerlitz.
Lifshitz joined the company May 15, 2008, and will be based primarily in Tel Aviv, Israel.
About Ness Technologies
Ness Technologies http://www.ness.com is a global provider of end-to-end IT services and solutions designed to help clients improve competitiveness and efficiency. The Ness portfolio of solutions and services consists of software product development, including both offshore and near-shore outsourcing; system integration, application development and consulting; and software distribution. With 7,800 employees, Ness maintains operations in 18 countries, and partners with numerous software and hardware vendors worldwide. For more information about Ness Technologies, visit .
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