Trivandrum: UST Global, the largest IT solutions and services company in Kerala, has announced that CEO Sajan Pillai has been awarded the ‘Good Guys Award’ 2013 by the National Women’s Political Caucus (NWPC), a Washington-based multicultural, intergenerational, and multi-issue grassroots organisation.
Sajan was also appreciated for his efforts as a business leader to promote equality in the workplace. Key to building a healthy pipeline of high potential leaders and in keeping with its commitment towards workforce development, UST Global has several initiatives that help ensure equal representation and opportunities for women across its centres.
A notable one is NowU – Network of Women Ussociates – the charter for this global programme, is helping women within the company and in the community to achieve their highest potential by providing access to other women in leadership roles through mentorships, as well as ensuring opportunities for learning, growth and recognition.
In a statement on the achievement, Sajan said, “Looking beyond business and resource development, we at UST Global are deeply committed towards building sustainable partnerships with communities, clients and employees. Building from the roots up, we believe that education plays a very crucial role towards empowerment and we have made concentrated efforts over the past couple of years to train and nurture talent within the organization. It is through the encouragement of individual success, that all can share in a sustainable future.”
Sajan was also recently listed among the ‘top 100 CEO Leaders’ by STEMConnector® for promoting STEM education among potentially employable youth in different parts of the world.
Headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California; UST Global has its offices in the United States, United Kingdom, India, Malaysia, Philippines and Mexico, and had recently crossed the 10,000 employees mark. In Kerala, UST Global has centres in Technopark, Trivandrum and Infopark, Kochi.
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