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ISB – EDS placement report.

March 25, 06 by Bharani

“…Hyderabad, March 24: EDS, the $20.5-billion global technology services company, appears to have discovered a rich vein of managerial talent pool graduating from the Indian School of Business here, with Plano, a Texas-based firm, making 14 job offers to the Class of 2006.

Thirteen of the offers have been accepted. The median annual salary for eight of the offers, at the level of Senior Consultant, is $100,000 (about Rs 46 lakh), EDS India spokes-man Satyajit ‘Toto’ Lahiri told this newspaper on Friday. “These offers are for EDS’ elite Global Manag-ement Programme and the students being placed in the US are being paid at par with our offers at top US business schools like Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and Sl-oan School of Manageme-nt at MIT, with five years’ work experience,” he said.

Five other graduates we-re made offers as “consultants” with an annual compensation package of $80,000, while two have been offered positions as “specialists”. The “specialists”, with a compensation package of Rs 15 lakhs per annum, will be based in Mumbai. He said the ISB graduates are the first MBAs that EDS had recruited from and Indian business school. The selected candidates will spend their first 24 months at EDS working in the company’s global headquarters in the US.

“They’ll work with senior executives across EDS in identifying and capitalising on new growth opportunities in areas including applications development and business process and transformatio-nal outsourcing,” he said. “The candidates will be gr-oomed for leadership roles in the company, possibly in Latin America, Eastern Europe or elsewhere…”

EDS discovers a rich pool of talent at ISB

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