Noventiq, a global digital transformation and cybersecurity solutions and services provider, has appointed Atul Ahuja as its chief technology officer (CTO).

In this pivotal role, Ahuja will play a key part in driving Noventiq’s technological innovation and R&D, while propelling the company’s growth ambitions.

He’s previously held prominent roles at major global technology providers like Microsoft, Citrix and Tata Infotech.

Noventiq generated a record $1.6 billion (£1.3bn) turnover in the 12 months to 31st March 2023.

The firm, listed and headquartered in London, saw 40 per cent turnover growth and a 50 per cent climb in gross profit to $176.3m (£142m).

It connects more than 75,000 organisations from all industries with hundreds of IT vendors, while also delivering its own services and solutions.

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Noventiq, formerly known as Softline, is expected to list on New York’s Nasdaq exchange via a merger with Corner Growth Acquisition Corp.

Its 6,400 employees work in almost 60 countries throughout Asia, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa – with a focus on markets with significant growth potential.

As CTO, Ahuja will oversee the end-to-end development of cutting-edge customer-facing technologies and platforms, collaborating closely with cross-functional teams in services, product management and engineering.

He will drive the advancement of Noventiq’s intellectual properties, automation platforms, and work closely with the data and AI divisions of the organisation.

Hervé Tessler, chief executive officer at Noventiq, commented: ”Atul’s appointment reflects Noventiq’s commitment to enhancing its technology and innovation offerings.

“His extensive knowledge and experience in software development and management will be instrumental in driving our technology strategy forward.

“Atul’s appointment signifies Noventiq’s commitment to securing the brightest talents in the industry and reinforces the company’s position as a global leader in digital transformation and cybersecurity.”

Atul Ahuja, CTO at Noventiq, added: “I am excited to take on this new challenge and to work with a team of talented individuals at Noventiq.

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“One of Noventiq´s values is ‘innovation’, something we truly believe in while we grow and evolve.

“We work with global technology providers such as Microsoft, AWS, Google, and Apple, among others, and it is imperative that we stay at the top of the mountain when it comes to innovation and development to continue offering these global provider’s solutions and services. My goal is to continue driving Noventiq’s evolution and innovative journey.”

As CTO Ahuja will report directly to Noventiq’s CEO, Hervé Tessler.