May 17, 2020

Cognizant joins Fortune 500

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Freddie Pierce
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After making $4.59B in 2010, Cognizant joins other top worldwide companies in Fortune 500
Cognizant, a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, today announced it has joined the Fortu...

Cognizant, a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, today announced it has joined the Fortune 500, Fortune Magazine's ranking of America's largest companies. Cognizant is ranked No. 484, with $4.59 billion in annual revenue for 2010.

"Since our inception just 17 years ago, we have built a new business model for consulting, IT and business process outsourcing services—combining our high-touch approach to client engagement and a depth of industry expertise with high-quality solutions and global footprint—to deliver a distinctly superior experience to our clients," Francisco D'Souza, President and CEO, Cognizant, said.

"With major structural forces impacting every industry we service, we believe our robust business model will continue to help us provide innovative, next-generation solutions and services to our clients—many of whom are among the Fortune 500 as well—and help them achieve new levels of business performance, more collaborative and virtual ways of working, and deeper connections with their customers."


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Cognizant employs approximately 111,000 people worldwide, serving over 700 clients. Cognizant was named to Fortune's "100 Supercharged Performers" list in September 2010—the 8th year in a row—and, as a result, placed first in Fortune's "All-Star List" of the consistently fast-growing companies that make the list year after year. Cognizant also ranked among Fortune's "World's Most Admired Companies" in March 2011, the 3rd year in a row.

About Cognizant

Cognizant is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey, Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work.

With over 50 delivery centers worldwide and approximately 111,000 employees, Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000 and the Fortune 500, and is ranked among the top-performing and fastest growing companies in the world.

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Jul 25, 2021

People Moves: Kuehne+Nagel, Asuccini, Algo

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Stay up to date on the latest supply chain executive moves and promotions, including Kuehne+Nagel, Algo, and Asuccini LLC

Peer Gjeow Rasmussen


Was: Managing Director, Kuehne+Nagel India
Now: Managing Director, Kuehne+Nagel Singapore and Malaysia 

Skilled in freight forwarding, logistics management, and international logistics, Peer Gjeow Rasmussen has worked for almost two decades to make Kuehne+Nagel a global leader in supply chain. With experience in Thailand, China, Denmark, the USA, and India, Rasmussen is poised to excel in the company’s diverse Singapore and Malaysia divisions. Said Jens Drewes, President of Kuehne+Nagel Asia-Pacific: "Peer’s proven leadership will ensure continued strategic growth and success." 


Heidi Turk


Was: SVP Supply Chain, NBC Universal
Now: Chief Customer Success Officer, Algo

Heidi Turk has been named Chief Customer Success Officer at Algo, a leading supply chain intelligence SaaS solutions provider. Prior to joining Algo, Turk spent the 23 years with NBC Universal, most recently as SVP Supply Chain.

Amjad Hussain, Chairman, founder and CEO, said: “Heidi’s deep knowledge of hard-goods manufacturing, distribution and retail channel operations will take Algo's white-glove, customer-centric service and support to the next level."

Jim Vrtis


Now: Vice Chairman, Board of Directors, Asuccini

Jim Vrtis has been elected to the board of directors at Asuccini LLC, the leading international logistics transportation management software company. Vrtis will join as the Vice Chairman, and continue his role as CEO at Artemis ABA Inc. 

Vrtis has more than 20 years of industry experience working in transportation and logistics. Ashkan Shamili, Founder & CEO, said: “With the addition of Jim to our Board, we are committed to providing our customers with an innovative customised transportation management system built in the Salesforce cloud and tailored to the way our customers run their business.”

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