Quess Corp has appointed McKinsey partner Krishna Suraj Moraje as its Group Chief Executive Officer. Moraje will take over his new role effective November 4.
Currently a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company and a leader in in the firm’s Asia TMT practice, Moraje will take over from Subrata Nag as the group chief executive officer when he retires in 2020.
Moraje’s foremost priorities will be to drive the company’s strategic platform consolidation and accelerate the company's technology-enabled transformation, while continuing to grow operating cash flow delivery.
On his appointment, Quess Chairman and Managing Director Ajit Isaac, shared, “His global business-building track record at McKinsey & Company, rich experience in technology-led transformations, long-term results orientation, and demonstrated ability to inspire and lead teams make him an outstanding candidate to accelerate our business transformation and evolve our culture."
Moraje also shared, “ I look forward to working with the company’s exceptional leaders over the coming years to continue to transform Quess Corp, and further enhance the company’s contribution to the societies in which we operate.”
Moraje has over 20 years of experience in counselling institutions across sectors (including technology, IT services, financial services, telecom, utilities, consumer and media) on strategic, organizational and operational issues. Previous roles include establishing the Firm’s African Tech Media and Telecoms practice, and transforming the Philippines Office as the Managing Partner for the country. He has also served on the Firm's global new Partner election committee. He holds a BE from National Institute of Technology in Surat, and a PGDM from the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad.
The company also reported a 5.49 per cent rise in consolidated net profit to Rs 65.03 crore for the quarter ended September 30, 2019. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 61.64 crore for the corresponding period of the previous fiscal, Quess Corp said in a BSE filing.