HCL appoints Eeden as digital unit head
NEW DELHI: HCL Technologies Ltd, India's fourth largest software exporter, on Thursday said it has appointed Jaco Van Eeden as executive vice-president to lead HCL's Beyond Digital business unit, which delivers digitalization Fortune500 and Global100 companies.
As the head of this business, he will lead the unit's sales, delivery and product teams to further strengthen HCL's go-tomarket propositions in the Enterprise Digital Transformation and Innovation space, the company said. Eeden has over two decades of experience in retail, wholesale distribution, industrial products, hi-tech, manufacturing, oil and gas and public sector industries. He specializes in international IT strategy and ERP (enterprise resource planning) system implementation.
"HCL has long held the view that Enterprises need to devise their Digitalization strategy with a combination of sprint and marathon approach which lays equal emphasis on point solutions as well as multi-layered transformation programs," said Anant Gupta, president and chief executive officer, HCL Technologies. "Jaco's rich experience of having delivered largescale Digital Programs for Global 1000 corporations and his understanding of the enabling technology space give him the unique ability to execute this approach for our clients and position HCL as a Digital Transformation Partner of choice," he added.