NIIT appoints Amit Kaul as business development head

New Delhi: A global leader in skills and talent development, NIIT Ltd, on Thursday announced the appointment of Amit Kaul as National Business Development Head, Corporate Learning in India.

“Amit will be responsible for taking NIIT’s managed training services business to the next level in the Indian markets, in line with the company’s global expertise in this field,” a statement from the NIIT said.

With a proven global track record and strategic partnerships with many Fortune 500 clients in US & EU; with over 600 Global Specialist Training Partners across a wide range of subject domains; with a pool of over 1000 trainers deployable globally; and with the world’s largest content development facility, NIIT can bring the best of breed training services to meet the needs of discerning corporate customers in India, across all domains and entire range of training services, with a focus on large local and MNC firms.

The appointment of Amit Kaul is a strategic move by NIIT to replicate the success of its global experience, garnered with leading Fortune 500 companies, in the Indian market.

Built on the sound principles of ‘Running Training like a Business’, NIIT’s Managed Training Services and best-in-class training processes enable customers to align business goals with L&D, reduce costs, realize measurable value, benefit from rock-solid operations, and increase business impact. This will make Corporate Training in India, another significant growth and profitability driver for NIIT.

Welcoming Amit Kaul as National Business Development Head, Corporate Learning – India, NIIT Ltd., Rahul Patwardhan, CEO, NIIT Ltd. said, “We have been studying the corporate training outsourcing market in India very closely. With the prevailing MNC culture and changing demands of the work environment, corporates in India perceive a growing need for outsourcing corporate training to the experts. NIIT has been a key player in corporate training outsourcing in India, and with Amit on board we hope to develop this business manifold in India. I welcome Amit to the NIIT family and wish him success in his endeavours.”

Amit Kaul brings with him 18 years of rich industry experience in enterprise and institutional sales, sales management, business development, ecosystem management, strategic planning in IT and executing large deals.

In his last assignment, Amit has worked as Director and Business Head, SAP, leading the SAP BFSI line of business across Indian subcontinent. Amit was responsible for revenue achievement, margin profitability, sales management and developing the business, market and ecosystem.

Prior to that, Amit worked with large MNC’s including Siemens, Intel and Dell.

Speaking on joining NIIT as National Business Development Head, Corporate Learning – India, Amit Kaul said, “I am pleased to take on this role, and excited about the possibilities that lie in the future. Bringing my experience of corporate sales on a platform of a trusted brand like NIIT, I look forward to working with the team and creating a truly world class offering in the Corporate Learning Solutions space in India.”

Established in 1981, NIIT Limited, a global leader in Skills and Talent Development, offers multi-disciplinary learning management and training delivery solutions to corporations, institutions, and individuals in over 40 countries. NIIT has three main lines of business across the globe- Corporate Learning Group, Skills and Careers Group, and School Learning Group.(ANI)