Apax Partners’ GlobalLogic announces new hire

GlobalLogic, a portfolio company of Apax Partners, has hired Vasu Sarangapani as senior vice president and general manager of the communications business. Previously, Sarangapani worked at Wipro, where he served as vice president and the global sales head for product engineering services across all industry domains. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, GlobalLogic is offshore software R&D services company.


San Jose, Ca. – Jan. 22, 2014 – GlobalLogic today announced that Vasu Sarangapani has joined the company as senior vice president and general manager of the Communications business, reporting to CEO Shashank Samant. Previously, Sarangapani spent 21 years at Wipro, where he was the vice president and the global sales head for Product Engineering services across all industry domains including manufacturing, hi-tech and telecom.
Sarangapani will lead GlobalLogic’s efforts to grow its R&D services business across the global communications industry, ranging from telecom equipment companies, chip manufacturers, and media service providers to emerging segments such as Machine-To-Machine (M2M) communications and connected life products.
“Expanding our leadership team with accomplished senior industry executives is key in maintaining our leadership position in product engineering services,” said CEO Shashank Samant. “Vasu’s industry expertise and insight will help us not only maintain, but grow the momentum we’ve had since our acquisition by Apax Partners to take us to the next level.”
“GlobalLogic is clearly poised for tremendous growth in the R&D Services market,” said Sarangapani. “I’ve been extremely impressed by the commitment and expertise of the people, the incredible track record, the roster of clients and the global engineering model from centers around the world. I am very excited about working with this team to create new offerings and open new markets.”
As a leader in software R&D services, GlobalLogic is focused on product development innovation. GlobalLogic leverages its global experience and expertise in design and engineering to build partnerships with market-defining businesses and technology leaders who want to make amazing products, discover new revenue opportunities and accelerate time to market.
About GlobalLogic
GlobalLogic is a full-lifecycle product development services leader that combines deep domain expertise and cross-industry experience to connect makers with markets worldwide. Using insight gained from working on innovative products and disruptive technologies, we collaborate with customers to show them how strategic research and development can become a tool for managing their future. Headquartered in the United States, GlobalLogic operates design and engineering centers around the world, extending the benefits of its authentic global presence to customers in digital media, electronics, healthcare, infrastructure, finance, retail, and telecom industries. The company works with both start-ups and industry leaders, including many of the world’s top hardware, software, and consumer brands.