Our leadership team is drawn from amongst some of the best minds in core banking, banking IT, and financial industry.

Alex Dembitz

Chairman

Alexander Dembitz was appointed Executive Chairman, in February 2008. Dembitz was a partner and chairman, Deloitte & Touche Central Europe.

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Alex Dembitz

Chairman

Alexander Dembitz was appointed Executive Chairman, in February 2008. Dembitz was a partner and chairman, Deloitte & Touche Central Europe.

After a career in banking and software engineering, Dembitz founded the IDOM Group in 1988. The firm specialised in the selection, implementation and support/maintenance of IT systems for banks. IDOM grew to becoming the largest consulting firm in Central Europe, and was acquired in 1993 by Deloitte & Touche.

He earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Manchester University, UK and an MBA with distinction from INSEAD.

The purpose of Tech Mahindra/SOFGEN should be and should be seen to be delivering the highest quality of services and thereby exceed client expectations, while assuring the standards consistent with that of a premium employer adhering to the highest moral standards.

Patrick Enjalbal

General Manager, Asia-Pacific Region
EVP, SOFGEN Group

Patrick Enjalbal joined SOFGEN in 2008 after a 25-year career in banking and financial services. He is charged with developing the Asia-Pacific region.

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Patrick Enjalbal

General Manager, Asia-Pacific Region
EVP, SOFGEN Group

Patrick Enjalbal joined SOFGEN in 2008 after a 25-year career in banking and financial services. He is charged with developing the Asia-Pacific region.

For 18 years before joining SOFGEN, Patrick Enjalbal worked for the Steria Group, where his last position was pre-sales director after having been in charge of banking software implementation international projects.

Leading SOFGEN´s Asia-Pacific efforts will be a big challenge because “here in Asia the private banking industry is highly competitive,” Patrick said. To compete effectively, Asian banks need to implement top-of-the-line IT systems, he added.

Prior to joining Steria Group in 1989 as a banking consultant, Enjalbal had worked as a banking product manager and an audit and control specialist, having started his career as an accountant in 1982. He graduated from the Ecole de Commerce de Paris and earned a diploma in accounting.

Danny Galezer

Senior Advisor

Danny Galezer joined SOFGEN in January of 2011 as Managing Director, Projects & Delivery. He is a serial entrepreneur who has founded and overseen the development of several highly successful software companies.

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Danny Galezar

Senior Advisor

Danny Galezer joined SOFGEN in January of 2011 as Managing Director, Projects & Delivery. He is a serial entrepreneur who has founded and overseen the development of several highly successful software companies.

Prior to joining SOFGEN, Mr. Galezer owned TIS Consultants, where he delivered end to end solutions in the Globus/T24 space. Over a period of 7 years, Danny implemented T24 for banks in Central America, Europe and Africa, as well as in the Middle and Far East. Under his direction, TIS developed and sold numerous T24 add-on modules in the areas of data warehousing, security management and event processing.

Mr. Galezer has a B.Sc. in Industrial & Management from Technion, Haifa, Israel. By making use of Danny’s significant management experience and banking domain knowledge, SOFGEN will enhance its delivery capability as the company grows in size and in reach.

RamMohan Duraikannu

CTO, India Unit Head

RamMohan Duraikannu joined SOFGEN in August 2001 after working for 8 years in the IT and engineering industry. He is responsible for SOFGEN’s India-based operations, namely the provision of offshore services for the SOFGEN group’s T24™ practice and the development and maintenance of SOFGEN’s product suite.

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RamMohan Duraikannu

CTO, India Unit Head

RamMohan Duraikannu joined SOFGEN in August 2001 after working for 8 years in the IT and engineering industry. He is responsible for SOFGEN’s India-based operations, namely the provision of offshore services for the SOFGEN group’s T24™ practice and the development and maintenance of SOFGEN’s product suite.

Immediately prior to joining SOFGEN, Ram worked for American Express Bank, where he was leading the GLOBUS™ support team in India.

His extensive experience in the T24™ practice and long association with the company enables him to manage the operations of SOFGEN India effectively. Ram holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Madurai Kamaraj University, India and a Master of Science degree from BITS, Pilani.

Marcel McCann

Executive Chairman, UK and Ireland

Marcel McCann, Executive Chairman of SOFGEN and Ireland, MSc (Mgt) has over 35 years’ experience in Financial Services.

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Marcel McCann

Executive Chairman, UK and Ireland

Marcel McCann, Executive Chairman of SOFGEN and Ireland, MSc (Mgt) has over 35 years’ experience in Financial Services.

He joined SOFGEN from Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Limited, prior to which he was Head of Operations and Technology at Allied Irish Banks plc and a member of the Group Executive Committee. Marcel has extensive experience in the delivery of enterprise programmes across Europe, U.S.A and Asia.

Tunde Oladele

General Manager, Africa Region

Tunde Oladele joined SOFGEN in 2009 with a remit to build the company’s business in Africa. He has worked in the banking and financial services industry for the past 20 years, delivering technology to banks and microfinance institutions in emerging markets.

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Tunde Oladele

General Manager, Africa Region
EVP, SOFGEN Group

Tunde Oladele joined SOFGEN in 2009 with a remit to build the company’s business in Africa. He has worked in the banking and financial services industry for the past 20 years, delivering technology to banks and microfinance institutions in emerging markets.

After working for Global Technology (Temenos), South Africa in the 1990’s, Tunde founded DELISYS Delivery System Inc. in 2001, offering end-to-end IT solutions to banks in sub-Saharan Africa, Latin and North America. His experience in Global Technology of transforming the training department into a world-class services organization stood him in good stead and as a result DELISYS’s and by extension SOFGEN’s reputation in Africa is second to none.

Previously, Tunde held positions at United Bank for Africa PLC and Inlaks Computers in Nigeria, where he had various roles in the financial line of business as Globus Consultant, Project Coordinator, Branch Manager and finally Sales Manager.

Tunde earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Ibadan in Nigeria and holds an MBA from the University of Lagos.

Mark Paterson

EVP, Integration

Mark has been with SOFGEN and its predecessor companies since 1990. He has enjoyed a 35 year career in banking and financial services, with 25 years’ global project management experience in packaged system implementations.

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Mark Paterson

EVP, Integration

Mark Paterson has been with SOFGEN and SOFGEN’s predecessor companies since 1990. He has enjoyed a 35 year career in banking and financial services, with 25 years’ global project management experience in packaged system implementations.

He is responsible for the integration of people and processes within SOFGEN as a whole as the group grows organically and by acquisition.

Paterson was previously a partner in Deloitte & Touche Central Europe managing one of the firm’s largest clients in the region. Prior to joining Deloitte & Touche, Paterson worked for 17 years with the International arm of Barclays Bank Limited. He held various key positions within the Trade Finance and International Payments departments before being promoted to the bank’s IT Division as a Project Manager.

Ashok Sharma

Managing Director, SOFGEN Americas

With over 25 years’ experience in banking and financial services IT consultancy, Ashok Sharma joined our group in 2009.

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Ashok Sharma

Managing Director, SOFGEN Americas

Currently holding the post of Managing Director SOFGEN Americas and with responsibility for expanding our footprint in North and South America, Ashok Sharma joined our group in 2009.

Ashok has over 25 years’ experience in banking and financial services IT consultancy. After completing his studies, he worked for several large consultancy companies in the USA, including Logica, Inc. In 2000, subsequent to the sale of Hatcher Associates Inc., a company of which he was a co-founder, Ashok incorporated HAI Associates Inc. serving as President. Until HAI’s acquisition by SOFGEN, Ashok was able to develop a global banking consulting practice, counting top tier banks as customers.

Mr. Sharma holds a Masters degree in Economics and an MBA in Information Technology from Webster University.

Tony Ward

CEO, SOFGEN Australia/BaNCS platform

Tony Ward is a highly successful former banking CIO with over 40 years’ experience. He designed and developed BaNCS, which he marketed through his company Financial Network Services (FNS).

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Tony Ward

CEO, SOFGEN Australia/BaNCS platform

Tony Ward is a highly successful former banking CIO with over 40 years’ experience. He designed and developed BaNCS, which he marketed through his company Financial Network Services (FNS). FNS became the 5th largest supplier of Core Banking systems worldwide, and the largest financial services software provider in Asia before being acquired by TATA Consultancy Services in 2005.

Ward joined SOFGEN in January 2012 as Chairman and CEO of SOFGEN Australia.