Accelya Kale Solutions Limited, an Accelya Group company, announced today that Mr. Vipul Jain will step down from his current role as Managing Director as part of a succession plan. M0s. Neela Bhattacherjee will take over as Managing Director of Accelya Kale from Vipul.
Neela is currently Executive Vice President and has been with Accelya Kale for the past 15 years. She is responsible for product strategy, sales and customer relationships in the company. She is well known and highly respected in the industry.
Commenting on her appointment Neela Bhattacherjee said, “I am excited about the opportunity and look forward to contributing to the growth of Accelya in the coming years.”
“I would like to congratulate Neela on her appointment. She has deep knowledge about the industry, our products and customers. I am confident that she will add immense value to the Accelya leadership team.” said John Johnston, Group CEO, Accelya.
Mr. Johnston added, “I would like to thank Vipul for his immense contribution over the last three decades. He has built Accelya Kale as a global leader in the airline finance and business intelligence solutions. I look forward to his support as an advisor to the Accelya Group.”
Mr. Vipul Jain said “I would like to thank our customers and all my colleagues at Accelya for the support they have extended to me through the years. I am confident that Neela brings the vision and capability to take Accelya Kale to greater heights.”
Vipul will be transitioning his responsibilities to Neela over the next few weeks and Neela will take over as Managing Director of Accelya Kale effective 30th September 2015. Vipul will continue on the Accelya Kale Board as Non-Executive Director. He will also join the Board of Accelya Holding (Luxembourg) and will advise on strategic initiatives for Accelya Group.