Manipal Digital Systems Pvt Ltd, a Manipal Group company, has appointed Harikrishna Bhat as General Manager (Japan Relations).
A press release said here that Bhat will be responsible for business development in the Japanese market. It said that he was the president and representative director of HCL Japan Ltd since 2008. Prior to that, he was vice-president and representative director of Wipro Japan Ltd since 2003.
It said that MDS is a pre-media and new-media services provider. MDS has partnerships with various companies in a spectrum of industries including printing, publishing, digital media, cataloguing, packaging and retail.
Quoting Gautham Pai, Managing Director of Manipal Technologies, it said: “Bhat was an obvious choice when we looked at the Japanese market for his ability to deliver results consistently under challenging situations and his strong relationship with Japanese customers.”
Quoting Bhat, the release said that MDS has India’s best artists and experts in pre-media and graphic arts applications. The proven track record in delivering high quality offshore services will help Japanese companies to save time and money, he said.