Directorships Mr. Adrian Dillon serves as Chairman of the Board of WNS (Holdings) Ltd. He was appointed to our Board of Directors in September 2012 and was designated as Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board in January 2013. In January 2014 he was appointed as the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of HealthEquity, Inc. He was a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit and Finance Committees of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. He also served as a member of the Board of Directors of NDS Group Limited,Verigy Pty and LumiLeds Inc. During his career, he held key finance roles including Chief Financial and Administrative Officer at Skype Limited and Executive Vice President - Finance & Administration and Chief Financial Officer at Agilent Technologies, Inc. and held various positions at Eaton Corporation. He was a past Chairman and Member of The Conference Board Council of Financial Executives. Mr. Dillon graduated in Economics from Amherst College.
Business Experience & Education
Directorships "Keshav R. Murugesh was appointed as our Group Chief Executive Officer and director in February 2010.Based in Mumbai, he is responsible for executing the business strategy and directing the overall performance and growth of the organization. He also serves on the Board of WNS Cares Foundation that focuses on community-related projects, especially education for lesser-privileged children in WNS locations globally. He also serves as the Vice-Chairman of the Executive Council of NASSCOM. He was the Chairman of the Audit Committee of NASSCOM and the Vice - Chairman and the Honorary Chairman of The Confederation of Indian Industry - Western India’s Education Committee. He has also served as a former chairman of the BPM Council at NASSCOM. NASSCOM is the industry association for the IT-BPM sector in India. Prior to joining WNS, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Syntel Inc., a Nasdaq-listed information technology company and has held several leadership positions in global companies. He is a social evangelist, who introduced the first-ever Cyber Crime educational series for the Mumbai Police through WNS and NASSCOM. He was the founder Chairman of Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) India, now known as Enactus, a global organization involved in educational outreach projects in partnership with businesses. He is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a recipient of the prestigious Chartered Accountants Business Achiever award, 2013. He has been honored as an ‘Outstanding CEO’ at the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards, 2015. He has also won the coveted ‘India Disruptor of the Year’ award at the CNBC-TV18 India Business Leader Awards, 2018."

 

*NASSCOM - National Association of Software and Services Companies
Directorships Ms. Renu S Karnad was appointed to the WNS Board in September 2012. Currently, she serves as the Managing Director of the Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) Ltd., an organization she has been with since 1978. She is also a director on several other Boards, including Gruh Finance Limited, HDFC Asset Management Company Limited, HDFC Ergo General Insurance Company Limited, HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited, Indraprastha Medical Corporation Limited, Feedback Infra Private Limited, HIREF International LLC, ABB India Limited, H T Parekh Foundation, HIREF International Fund II Pte. Limited, HIF International Fund Pte Limited, HDFC Plc (Maldives), Maruti Suzuki India Limited, Bangalore International Airport Limited and Quickr Mauritius Holding Private Limited. She has also been appointed as the alternate director of First Housing Finance (T) Limited. In her current role, She is responsible for strategy, budget, product development and distribution for Indian lending operations. She is keenly involved in policy planning in the Indian housing industry. Over the years, She has had to her credit, numerous awards and accolades, such as ‘Outstanding Woman Business Leader' at the CNBC-TV18 Indian Business Leader Awards (IBLA) 2012. She was also a part of Business Today Magazine's Power List 2011 of 25 MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN PROFESSIONALS IN INDIA and was honored by IMC Ladies' wing for outstanding contribution by a woman in the field of Banking and Financial Services in the year 2011. Ms. Karnad is a Law graduate from the University of Mumbai, and holds a Masters in Economics from the University of Delhi. She is a Parvin Fellow from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of International Affairs.
Directorships Mr. Gareth Williams was appointed to the WNS Board in January 2014. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of SAGA plc. He served as a Chairman and a memberof the Board of Directors of YSC. He also served as the advisor to the CEO of Diageo plc. Prior to his appointment to WNS Board, he was Director, Human Resources at Diageo plc, one of the world’s leading premium drink companies. Prior to taking over as Head of Human Resources at Diageo, he held a series of key positions in HR at Grand Metropolitan, plc in North America and the UK, leading up to the merger with Guinness that formed Diageo. Before joining Grand Metropolitan, he spent 10 years with Ford of Britain in a number of HR roles. Mr. Williams graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the Warwick University.
Directorships Mr. Michael Menezes was appointed to the WNS Board in January 2014. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Board. Currently, he serves as the advisor to Fairfax India and also as an Executive-in-Residence to the MBA students at Ryerson University in Toronto on a voluntary basis. He is the President of Acumentor Inc. a sole proprietary business engaged in providing consulting and other services. Most recently, he was the special advisor to the Continental Bank of Canada. He was also CFO, Technology, Operations and Corporate Group at Bank of Montreal. Mr. Menezes has over two decades of global exposure, both as CEO and CFO in the Financial Services, Consumer Goods and Agri-business sectors. In his previous stints, he has been the CFO for ONIC (Holding), CEO of ITC Agro Tech Ltd., India, apart from holding various senior finance roles at ITC Ltd.G7 in India. Mr. Menezes received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from University of Delhi, India, a Master’s degree in Economics from London School of Economics, UK and qualified as a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Directorships Mr. John Freeland was appointed to the WNS Board in September 2014. He is currently the Chairman and Co-founder of Surface Architectural Supply Inc, Chairman and founder of JF Manufacturing LLC and founder of JF Fitness of North America. He also serves on the Board of Arc Document Solutions, Inc. He also served on the Board of Compuware Corporation. He brings over 35 years of experience to WNS, most recently as CEO of Symphony Information Resources, Inc., a leading global provider of information, insights and decision solutions. In his previous roles, he was President - Worldwide Operations for salesforce.com and a Managing Partner at Accenture in the areas of global Insurance and global Customer Relationship Management. During his 26-year career at Accenture, he was also appointed a member of Accenture’s executive committee. Mr. Freeland has a B.A. degree in Economics and is an MBA from Columbia University.
Directorships Ms. Francoise Gri was appointed to the WNS Board in May 2015. She brings over 30 years of international business experience to WNS, most recently as CEO of Pierre & Vacances-Center Parcs Group, the European leader in local tourism. In her previous roles, she was Executive Vice President - France, and then for all of Southern Europe, at Manpower, Inc., a world leader in workforce solutions who she joined in 2007. During her 26-year career at IBM, she served in the role of President and Country GM for IBM France. She has been on Fortune’s global list of the “50 Most Powerful Women in Business” since 2007, and is a member of the Board of Directors at Credit Agricole and Edenred. Ms. Gri is a Master of Science in Computer Engineering from Ecole Nationale Superieure d'Informatique et Mathematiques Appliquees ENSIMAG) in Grenoble, France.
Directorships Mr. Keith Haviland was appointed to the WNS Board in July 2017. He is a film producer and the founder of Haviland Digital Limited, a company dedicated to creating intelligent film, television and digital media. He also serves on the board of Mission Control Productions Limited, Mirabilis Technology Services Limited, Caravan Media Limited, Haviland Digital Co-Productions Limited, 35 Yard Development Limited and Tin Goose Films Ltd. He has 35 years of global technology and business experience. Prior to this, he was with Accenture for 23 years where he founded the company’s offshore business model and Global Delivery Network for Technology. As the Senior Managing Director of Technology Services and a member of Accenture’s Global Leadership Council, he was instrumental in driving innovation and growth. Mr. Haviland received a Master of Arts degree from Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge University in Mathematics and Management Science and is Fellow of the British Computer Society, a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists.
Directorships Mr. Mario Vitale was appointed to the WNS Board in October 2017. Currently, he serves as the CEO of Vitality Risk, LLC and the Director on the Board of Broad Street Partners, an insurance brokerage Services Company. He also serves as the Trustee of St John’s University College of Insurance and the Director of Growthsource Academy, a non-profit organization. Most recently, he was the CEO of Aspen Insurance, a leading specialty insurer. In his previous roles, he has been the CEO of Zurich Insurance Group’s Global Corporate business in North America and the CEO of Willis North America.He was the Chairman of the Board of Blue Marble, a micro-insurance company.
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