Announcing the appointment, Madan Padaki, Co-Founder & Director, MeritTrac Services, said, “IT & BPO verticals have been our core strength since our inception. Though we have built a leadership position, our strong belief is that we have tapped only a fraction of the market and a huge potential needs to be harnessed. Biju comes in with a strong background in corporate sales and we are confident he would further consolidate our market share in these verticals. We are pleased to have him as part of our leadership team and look forward to him playing a major role in accelerating our growth on an exponential basis.”
Accepting the position, Biju said, “MeritTrac is at the forefront of the assessments space and has carved a niche in HR outsourcing. The Who’s Who of Indian IT and BPO industry are its clients and this speaks volumes of their reputation as a dependable partner in identifying appropriate talent on a large scale. The IT and BPO verticals are growing at a scorching pace and I am eagerly looking forward to contributing to the growth of MeritTrac in these verticals.”
Biju has over 17 years of experience in Corporate Sales. Prior to joining MeritTrac, he was with Sify as Vice-President and Business Head in the Enterprise Application Services group which grew many fold under his leadership. Prior to Sify, he worked with Ingersoll Rand for 10 years, managing sales for the Southern Region. A Mechanical Engineer from Annamalai University, he did his MBA from Loyola Institute of Business Administration (Chennai).
MeritTrac (merittrac.com) is India's Largest Skills Assessment Company having assessed over 1.5 million candidates for over 150 customers. A neutral organization that provides quantitative inputs on the talent pool and helps in measuring competencies for specific roles, MeritTrac designs and delivers assessment to evaluate abilities, skills and knowledge for both corporate & individuals. Neither an HR/Placement/Recruitment firm nor a Training agency, MeritTrac currently tests around 80,000 candidates monthly across IT, BPO, BFSI, Retail, and Engineering & Education verticals. Its’ clientele include marquee names like ABB, Accenture, Adobe, Aricent, Bharthiar University, Capgemini, Computer, Associates, Fidelity, Google, GRO, HP, HSBC software, IBM, ICICI Prudential, Logica CMG, Microsoft, MindTree, SAP, SAIC, Satyam, TESCO, UTI Bank and Verizon among others. With TracSkills, its Individual Certification program, MeritTrac also partners several academic institutions like Bharathiar University, Viswesvaraya Technological University for assessing their students on industry-readiness. Headquartered in Bangalore, MeritTrac has 400+ fulltime employees and over 1000 part-time certified test administrators on its rolls. MeritTrac operates through offices in Bangalore, Hyderabad, New Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Kolkata and Coimbatore. They have their dedicated assessment zones in Bangalore, Hyderabad and Delhi. MeritTrac is an investee company of a fund advised by HSBC Private Equity.