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Wednesday, October 17, 2012 3:16PM IST (9:46AM GMT)
Anwar Shirpurwala Appointed Executive Director of MAIT
New Delhi, Delhi, India

MAIT, the apex body representing the interest of IT hardware industry in India, has announced the appointment of Mr. Anwar Shirpurwala as its new Executive Director with effect from 16th October 2012. The announcement was made by Dr. Alok Bharadwaj, President, MAIT.

Anwar has taken over from Mr. Sabyasachi Patra, who has resigned from MAIT to pursue his passion of wildlife filming and Conservation issues full time. He has founded IndiaWilds (www.indiawilds.com) - a Conservation and online photography forum for strengthening the conservation movement in the country. His film "A Call in the Rainforest" has been nominated for Special Awards in Wildlife Vaasa Festival, Finland and has been awarded the Vasundhara Award by Maharashtra Government.

Anwar comes with a diverse experience of 15 years in IT Training, Sales & Marketing, Retail and Govt. Affairs.

Welcoming Anwar, Dr. Alok Bharadwaj, President, MAIT said, "The vast experience that Anwar brings to MAIT would help the Association in meeting the growing challenges being faced by the IT Hardware industry in the highly competitive global environment. I am confident that he will add immense value towards augmenting and furthering the IT Hardware industry ecosystem in the country."

About MAIT:

Set up in 1982 for purposes of scientific, educational and IT industry promotion, MAIT has emerged as an effective, influential and dynamic organisation. Today MAIT represents hardware manufacturers & vendors, training, R&D and associated services sectors of the Indian IT Industry. MAIT's charter is to develop a globally competitive Indian IT Industry, promote the usage of IT in India, strengthen the role of IT in national economic development and promote business through international alliances.

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Anwar Shirpurwala

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