Umesh Chandra has joined market research agency TNS as Senior Vice-President, Offshore Research Service Center (ORSC), Hyderabad. Confirming the news to exchange4media.com, spokesperson of TNS said a fresh vacancy had been created for Chandra.
In 2004, TNS India expanded its ORSC operations from being a provider of research related services to other processes including network support functions and software development. The business of this wing flows from countries ranging from New Zealand to the USA. To head the operations of this wing a special vacancy was created for Chandra, the spokesperson said.
The much talked about exodus from TNS has no link with the current appointment, the spokesperson clarified. The group had so far not been affected by the exodus and the present employee strength of 500 was enough was India operations, she added.
Chandra has an experience of around 20 years in IT and ITES. He has worked in leading research organizations like ISRO and ORG Informatics where he was Vice-president, software.