|[October 25, 2013]
Sutherland's CEO Dilip Vellodi Inducted into the Rochester Business Hall of Fame
ROCHESTER, N.Y. --(Business Wire)--
In a glittering gala event at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center,
the 2013 Rochester Business Hall of Fame induction ceremony was hosted
recently by Junior Achievement in partnership with the Rochester
Business Journal and the Rochester Museum and Science Center.
This prestigious annual event recognizes exemplary Rochester leaders who
have made outstanding and enduring contributions to business and
community in the greater Rochester region. Among this year's notable
inductees is Dilip Vellodi (News - Alert), founder, chairman and CEO of Sutherland
Global Services, a global provider of business process outsourcing
services headquartered in Rochester, N.Y.
Commenting on this year's inductees, Patricia Leva, president and CEO of
Junior Achievement of Rochester said, "All of the Hall of Fame inductees
are role models for Junior Achievement students. They understand the
importance of hard work, perseverance, and the power of the
entrepreneurial spirit. For instance, in Dilip Vellodi we have a true
visionary entrepreneur who built a global organization from the ground
up from right here in Rochester and whose social mission of enabling
youth resonates with our own mission to inspire and prepare young people
to succed in a global economy."
Junior Achievement is a global non-profit organization that enables and
empowers students to succeed in a global economy by offering in-school
and after-school programs in financial literacy, workforce readiness and
Speaking on the occasion, Congressman Tom Reed remarked, "Dilip truly is
a visionary who looks at the world in big ways and recognizes that in
this world economy you can utilize assets right here in our backyard and
play on that world economy in a way that many years ago would never have
been envisioned. That's what sets him apart."
Jennifer Leonard, president and CEO, Rochester Area Community
Foundation, commented, "Dilip has done a remarkable job in building a
business that is not only global, it provides 3000 jobs in Rochester. He
is part of the tradition of CEOs who recognize that a sound community is
the best foundation for a strong business."
James Brennan (News - Alert), partner, Deloitte LLP and chairman, Junior Achievement of
Rochester, said, "Dilip Vellodi brings a tremendous amount of
entrepreneurship in his business. He is the entrepreneur's entrepreneur.
He has an unbelievable commitment to his people; he wants them to be
successful. If I could have young people in this community take one
thing away from Dilip in terms of what it takes to be a great leader, it
is to care for people."
About Sutherland Global Services (News - Alert)
Established in 1986, Sutherland Global Services is a global provider of
business process and technology management services. Sutherland offers
an integrated portfolio of analytics-driven back-office and customer
facing solutions that support the entire customer lifecycle and is one
of the largest, independent BPO companies in the world serving global
leaders in major industry verticals. Headquartered in Rochester, N.Y.,
Sutherland employs over 30,000 professionals and has locations across
the United States, Brazil, Philippines, Jamaica, Malaysia, China, India,
UAE, Egypt, Bulgaria, UK, Canada, Mexico, Colombia, and Jamaica. For
more information, visit www.sutherlandglobal.com
[ Back To Technology News's Homepage ]