Press Announcement HCL Technologies posts strong revenue growth in 3rd Quarter of FY 2010-11 • Revenues at US$ 915 mn; up 33.5% YoY, net income rises 16.5% QoQ • European Business grew by 34.9%YoY and 7.3% QoQ in January-March 2011London, Paris, Frankfurt, April 20th, 2011 – HCL Technologies Ltd. (HCL), a leadingglobal IT services provider, today announced results for the 3rd quarter of FY2010-11. HCL’s global revenues increased by 33.5% YoY to US$ 915 mn, whilenet income rose 16.5% sequentially.HCL accelerated its growth in the European region reporting a revenue increase of 7.3%QoQ and 34.9% YoY during this quarter.Commenting on the results, Rajeev Sawhney, President for HCL Europe, said, “HCL hasconsistently proven its ability to deliver true value to its customers based on its marketstrengths and technology leadership. Our market opportunity is vast, especially inContinental Europe and within Financial Services industry and we are confident that we willcontinue to grow exponentially moving forward.”“This quarter also saw us being named amongst Britain’s Top Employers for 2011 by CRF,an independent industry association, which is yet another testimony of the relevance andsuccess of our ‘Employees First, Customers Second’ philosophy across the world”, he added.The key European highlights from this quarter include: • HCL has won a multi-year contract with one of the largest banks in UK. HCL will be providing IT outsourcing and transformational services for the bank’s core systems that support the closed book insurance policies. • HCL Technologies has been declared as one of Britain’s Top Employers for 2011 for the fifth consecutive year by the Corporate Research Foundation (CRF) Institute. • HCL hosted an exclusive evening titled ‘Unconventional Management’ on the sidelines of the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) conference at Davos which was attended by more than 100 participants including C-suite business executives, journalists and academicians from across the globe. • Vineet Nayar, Vice Chairman & CEO, HCL Technologies, was a panellist at the annual WEF conference at Davos for a session titled ‘New Norms for Corporation’.
• Vineet Nayar, Vice Chairman & CEO, HCL Technologies, has been conferred with the prestigious ‘Leader in the Digital Age Award’ (LIDA) at the CeBIT 2011 show in Hannover, Germany, the worlds largest trade fair showcasing ICT. The award recognizes Vineet for pioneering ‘the revolutionary corporate philosophy of Employees First, Customers Second, which acknowledges employees as the most important capital a company has.’ • Anand Pillai, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Talent Transformation, Intrapreneurship Development & EFCS Initiatives, HCL Technologies, conducted workshops across Europe, on ‘Employees First, Customers Second’. These workshops conducted at employee and client locations, leading universities, B-Schools and Industry platforms generated a ground swell of support and goodwill for HCL’s radical management philosophy.Q3 FY 2011 Financial Highlights for HCL Technologies • Q3 Revenues at US$ 915 mn; up 5.8% QoQ & 33.5% YoY • Net Income crossed $ 100 mn/quarter milestone to reach $ 103 mn; up 16.5% QoQ & 35.0% YoY • Gross & Net Employee addition of 7,534 & 1,153 respectively taking total headcount to 73,420Q3 FY 2011 Financial Highlights for Europe: • Europe posts 34.9% YoY revenue growth • Europe posts 7.3% QoQ revenue growthAbout HCL TechnologiesHCL Technologies is a leading global IT services company, working with clients in the areas that impact andredefine the core of their businesses. Since its inception into the global landscape after its IPO in 1999, HCLfocuses on ‘transformational outsourcing’, underlined by innovation and value creation, and offers integratedportfolio of services including software-led IT solutions, remote infrastructure management, engineering and R&Dservices and BPO. HCL leverages its extensive global offshore infrastructure and network of offices in 26 countriesto provide holistic, multi-service delivery in key industry verticals including Financial Services, Manufacturing,Consumer Services, Public Services and Healthcare. HCL takes pride in its philosophy of ‘Employee First, CustomerSecond’ which empowers our 73,420 transformers to create a real value for the customers. HCL Technologies,along with its subsidiaries, had consolidated revenues of US$ 3.3 billion (Rs. 15,160 crores), as on 31 March 2011(on LTM basis). For more information, please visit www.hcltech.comAbout HCLHCL is a $5.7 billion leading global technology and IT enterprise comprising two companies listed in India - HCLTechnologies and HCL Infosystems. Founded in 1976, HCL is one of Indias original IT garage start-ups. A pioneerof modern computing, HCL is a global transformational enterprise today. Its range of offerings includes productengineering, custom & package applications, BPO, IT infrastructure services, IT hardware, systems integration, anddistribution of information and communications technology (ICT) products across a wide range of focused industryverticals. The HCL team consists of over 79,000 professionals of diverse nationalities, who operate from 31countries including over 500 points of presence in India. HCL has partnerships with several leading Global 1000firms, including leading IT and technology firms. For more information, please visit www.hcl.com
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