The award was presented by WorldHRD Congress at the Coimbatore Leadership Awards in India, May 25, 2019.
Austin, Texas (June 7, 2018) – David Lesniak, CEO, Personiv was awarded the CEO of the Year Award at the Coimbatore Outsourcing Leadership Awards, held in Coimbatore, India in May 25, 2019. The award chooses the top CEO based on a variety of factors including leadership, company culture, business success, and employee investment.
“It is an honor to win this award and be esteemed as a top CEO in the BPO industry,” Lesniak said. “I owe this recognition to my incredible team who work hard every day and are consistently an example of what it means to care for our customers, show pride in our work and give back to our communities. Thank you to the World HRD Congress and Coimbatore Outsourcing Leadership Awards for allowing me to be part of a cohort of exceptional nominees and to our Personiv employees for their passion and dedication to our success.”
Lesniak is known for leading Personiv with a focus on three pillars: quality, people and giving back. As part of the finely executed company culture he has built since taking the helm of Personiv five years ago, the company’s nearly 3,000 worldwide employees enjoy such engagement activities as treks in the Himalayas, cruises, rewards and recognitions events, opportunities to give back, and more.
“I have had the pleasure of working alongside David and seen first-hand his passion and commitment to both our team members and customers,” Michael Murphy, CFO, Personiv said. “He has built a culture here that we fondly refer to as ‘Personiv Proud’ that has allowed our company to not only succeed financially but also invest heavily in the success of our employees and the communities in which we work.”
Since Lesniak joined Personiv as CEO in 2013, the company has grown from 350 employees to nearly 3,000 in their India and Philippines site locations with more growth to come. His visionary leadership has expanded relationships within existing service areas and has opened up new markets and services for Personiv including the addition of a full call center in Delhi, India, a robust finance and accounting outsourcing offering and a foray into the Australian market.
Lesniak has more than 20 years’ experience leading middle-market companies on behalf of private equity owners in varied industries such as media, manufacturing and business services. He earned a B.S. Manufacturing Engineering degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology, an M.S. Operations Research degree from the University of New York, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Lesniak has been published in CEOWorld magazine, Innovation Enterprise, and Corporate Board Member.
About Coimbatore Outsourcing Leadership Awards
Outsourcing is entering a new age as different opportunities and demands are made by companies in pursuit of improved outcomes, lower costs and higher standards in a critically competitive environment. Trends like rural and impact sourcing, corporate social responsibility, crowdsourcing, the cloud, technology convergence, collaborative and strategic models, and governance have all impacted the way companies do business and the level of understanding the knowledge outsourcing professionals must have to be successful. The COIMBATORE OUTSOURCING LEADERSHIP AWARDS is a benchmark that recognizes excellence throughout the Outsourcing Industry.
Personiv provides quality outsourced services to companies around the world by developing key processes and systems designed to save time and money. From finance and accounting to digital and creative, their teams of highly skilled talent stand ready to complete projects with quality and confidence, allowing customers to focus on goal-reaching strategic priorities. With nearly 35 years of experience, and site locations in four countries, Personiv hires, trains and retains top talent to provide customized, global solutions. For more information, visit www.personiv.com.
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