Firm moves away from being 'foreigner-centric'

Three years ago, when Mr Edwin Sudhakar, 38, came here to head Virtusa Singapore's human resources (HR) department, only about one in 10 staff was a local.

But the information technology service company, which is headquartered in the United States, decided that to grow in the region, it had to move away from being a "foreigner-centric organisation", says Mr Sudhakar, the company's senior director for HR.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 25, 2018, with the headline 'Firm moves away from being 'foreigner-centric''. Print Edition | Subscribe