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Startek Appoints Ramesh Kamath as Chief Financial Officer

- Proven Executive with Global Experience Tapped to Lead Finance Organization of Newly Combined Company -

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 7, 2018-- Startek, Inc. (NYSE:SRT), a global provider of business process outsourcing (BPO) services, has appointed Ramesh Kamath as Chief Financial Officer, succeeding Don Norsworthy effective August 8, 2018.

Ramesh brings more than 30 years of global finance experience with an extensive track record of profitably growing BPO companies. He previously served as CFO of Aegis Global, which was combined with Startek on July 20, 2018. At Aegis, Ramesh helped manage more than 40,000 employees, implemented various internal controls, and centralized the company’s treasury management system to improve working capital and cash flow management. Prior to Aegis, he also led the finance organization of prominent BPOs, including serving as CFO of The Minacs Group and Progeon (now Infosys BPO).

“Ramesh’s breadth of global experience and leadership will be an invaluable asset to our finance team,” said Lance Rosenzweig, president & global CEO of Startek. “Ramesh brings a strong track record of helping leading BPO companies accelerate growth while implementing global best practices and operating efficiencies, which is particularly timely given our new global footprint of more than 60 delivery campuses in 13 countries around the world. We look forward to leveraging his expertise as we begin to integrate our new global platform and capitalize on new economies of scale.”

“Following Ramesh’s appointment,” Rosenzweig continued, “our current CFO Don Norsworthy will be leaving the organization to pursue other interests. Don has been instrumental to several strategic objectives over the last few years, and we wish him all the best in his future endeavors.”

Ramesh holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Mumbai University, and is also a Chartered Accountant and Certified Cost & Works Accountant.

About Startek
Startek is a leading global provider of customer experience management solutions. The company provides business process outsourcing and technology services to corporations around the world across a range of industries. Operating under the Startek and Aegis brands, the company has more than 50,000 outsourcing experts across 66 delivery campuses worldwide that are committed to enhancing the customer experience for clients. Services include omni-channel customer care, customer acquisition, order processing, technical support, receivables management and analytics through automation, voice, chat, email, social media and IVR, resulting in superior business results for its clients. To learn more about Startek’s global solutions, please visit

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Source: Startek, Inc.

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