(Five Penn Plaza, New York City, location of Majesco’s headquarters. Source: FreeNYCpics.com.)
Ed Ossie has joined Majesco as chief operating officer, after playing an active role on the company’s board. The announcement follows a series of strategic hires, acquisitions and mergers.
“Ed is a tremendous addition to our executive team and no stranger to Majesco, having served on our board for the past three years. It is my pleasure to welcome Ed to the executive team,” comments Ketan Mehta, CEO, Majesco. “The timing for this new position is right as we consolidate our global business, integrate new businesses, add new capabilities and expand into new markets worldwide.”
Ossie has over 30 years of experience in international markets, the insurance industry, and growth focused technology firms. Most recently, he was vice president and director at Corum Group, a Seattle based global leader in software mergers & acquisitions. Prior to Corum, he founded Middlebrook Advisors LLC, an angel investment and advisory firm for growth oriented technology companies. Before Corum Group, he was CEO of MTW Corporation and led the sale of the business to Innovation Group PLC. At Innovation Group PLC from 2001 to 2010 he served in a number of executive operating and board roles including; president, chief operating officer technology, CEO of Asia-Australia and group marketing director. Earlier in his career Ossie spent a number of years with Texas Instruments in the computer hardware and software technology divisions, and served as vice president and general manager for the Americas in the Software Division.
“I’m delighted to move from the board role to an operating role and contribute to the Majesco team, focusing on global expansion and customer success,” comments Ossie on his appointment. “Having worked closely with the Majesco executive team and experiencing firsthand the quality and dedication of the entire organization, I am enthusiastic about the road ahead.”
For more IIR coverage of Majesco’s recent moves, see the following links, which are arranged chronologically beginning with the earliest :