clock December 24,2023
Azend Technologies CEO appointed to council of the Global Sourcing Association UK

Azend Technologies CEO appointed to council of the Global Sourcing Association UK

Rajive Silva, CEO and Board Director of Azend Technologies, has been appointed to the Council of the Global Sourcing Association (GSA). The appointment signifies a pivotal moment in Azend Technologies mission to leverage Sri Lankan ICT to reshape global sourcing strategies. With a distinguished career spanning over 20 years in the technology sector, Rajive brings a wealth of expertise and vision to the GSA council. At the helm of Azend Technologies, one of Sri Lanka’s fastest growing enterprise software development startups, Rajive has championed the capabilities Sri Lankan ICT in the global market. He has helped local and international organizations bridge the digital divide; across several sectors including capital market systems, education, and banking.

In this role, Rajive will bring a global perspective to the UK Council, focusing on international markets, products, services, and regulations. Furthermore, he will act as a conduit between the UK Council and the Global Council for international initiatives. Reflecting on his appointment, Rajive commented, “It’s an honour to be able to engage closely with industry leaders through the GSA and make a larger impact on the IT industry. Collaborations like the one between Azend Technologies and GSA contribute to furthering the reach of Sri Lankan ICT, promoting our products and services, and positioning the country as a global technology hub.” The Global Sourcing Association plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of the technology sourcing industry by connecting innovators and experts around the world. Trusted by sourcing professionals for 35 years, the GSA is the consistent voice for the future of the industry and the professionals working within it; promoting sustainable and ethical sourcing to create a positive future for businesses. Kerry Hallard, CEO of GSA, remarked, “We are delighted to be welcoming Rajive Silva onto the GSA UK Council in this newly created role. As an entrepreneur based overseas, we believe Rajive will be instrumental in driving forward the GSA’s programme of best practice on how UK based buyers can better benefit their organisations through partnering with global, highly innovative players across the technology and business services eco-system.”

Established in 2021, Azend Technologies focuses on Agritech, Edtech, and Fintech solutions that are designed to drive economic growth and create meaningful impact. With offices in Sri Lanka and Dubai, Azend is well-positioned to leverage its diverse talent pool and global presence to drive innovation and shape the future of technology.


Rajive Silva (CEO and Board Director of Azend Technologies) and Kerry Hallard (CEO of GSA)



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