Bangalore, India, April 20, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Eka Software Solutions, a global provider of commodities trading and risk management solutions (CTRM), today announced the appointment of Srinivas Kalale as Vice President, Corporate Development. Srinivas will be responsible for global strategic partnerships and alliances, acquisitions and new growth opportunities at Eka.
During his career Srinivas has provided strategic leadership to business teams in the areas of Investment Banking, M&A, Strategy, Product Management and Business Development. Before joining Eka Srinivas was in charge of the India Advisory Practice at The Chesapeake Group, a New York based M&A advisory firm. He has over 19 years of corporate experience with Pharus Advisors and Oracle Corporation among others.
“I am delighted to welcome Srinivas to Eka’s Management team. His experience in M&A advisory, investment banking and an outstanding understanding of global technology markets will help Eka in its next stage of growth and expansion,” commented Manav Garg, CEO & Founder, Eka Software Solutions.
“Over the years Eka has become one of the leading global providers in the CTRM space. I am excited to join the company at a stage when it is expanding its horizons and pursuing growth in new markets, geographies and product lines,” said Srinivas.
Srinivas holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Bangalore University, an MSc in Computer Science from University of Illinois, Chicago and an MBA from the Haas School of Business; University of California, Berkeley.
Eka Software Solutions is a market leader in trading and risk management technology for the global commodity markets. Eka’s products and services help companies which buy, sell or trade commodities to manage the challenges of volatile markets and 24x7 global operations more efficiently.
The products provide customers with best-of breed functionality for physical trading, risk management, logistics, inventory, finance, compliance and business intelligence. Eka acts as a partner in its customers’ growth, working closely with them to improve operational controls, increase profitability, accelerate growth and manage risks and exposures.
Eka is a 250+ member strong team with offices in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America, serving a growing client base across various commodity segments, company sizes and geographies.