Satyam appoints Mike Gallup

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HYDERABAD: Satyam Computer Services Ltd., a global consulting and IT services

provider, today announced the appointment of Michael Gallup as the Senior Vice

President of its Energy and Utilities Vertical Business Unit. Gallup will focus

on adding value to existing and new customer relationships, and identifying and

developing high-end partnerships in the Energy & Utilities area. He focus

will in building new capabilities, enhancing industry-specific service offerings

and expanding Satyam's global footprint.


Gallup brings to Satyam over 25 years of industry experience centered around

strategy, relationship management, new business development, business and

technology architecture, technology implementation, process re-design, cost

reduction and profitability improvement. His experience in working in the US,

Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Jamaica, Mexico, Norway, Turkey and

the UK will enable him to gain an immediate understanding of the local customer

expectations. Mike will focus on expanding businesses through planning and

implementation of business strategies, as well as application of best practices

and innovative technologies.

“Globally, the Energy & Utilities industry is changing like never

before. The industry has been witnessing unprecedented market volatility:

Sustained high oil prices in the recent past; escalating demands;

ever-increasing competition for producing resources; a growing array of

regulatory compliance issue; and emerging market opportunities — all

cumulatively driving fast-paced industry growth. Against this backdrop, Mike

Gallup will enable Satyam to tap the huge market potential of the industry, and

drive the vertical aggressively towards the next level,” said Dr. Keshab

Panda, Director and Senior Vice President, Head, Satyam E&U vertical and

Europe operation.

Prior to joining Satyam, Gallup was associated with Deloitte Consulting LLP,

USA, as the Director of the Utilities practice for over three years. Before

that, he was associated with leading consulting firms such as Cap Gemini Ernst

&Young as Vice President, and with Ernst & Young LLP as a Partner. In

both the firms, he primarily worked with Utilities and their unregulated

subsidiaries. Gallup's other assignments include working with companies such

as Public Service Enterprise Group (the parent of NJ-based Public Service

Electric & Gas), FMC, Elders Resources, McKinsey & Company, Shell

Chemicals and Exxon Chemicals in various capacities.

Gallup has a Masters in Business Administration with distinction from

Harvard, and a Bachelor of Science degree with distinction in Chemical

Engineering from Cornell University.

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