Sami-Sabinsa Group Diversifies Into Information Technology and Business Solutions for Enterprises With Edkal Technologies

Bangalore, September 11, 2018

Mr. Satyajit Bandyopadhyay joins as the CEO and Director for Edkal Technologies

The Sami-Sabinsa Group, which manufactures and markets phytonutrients and standardized herbal extracts, specialty fine chemicals, and organic intermediates used in the nutritional, cosmeceutical and food industries worldwide, broadens its horizons into the ever-growing information technology and business solutions for enterprises with the brand name Edkal Technologies. Edkal is a digital and automation solutions and services organization with a global presence having development services and support centers in USA and India.

Edkal Technologies, formed in 2005 by Dr. Muhammed Majeed, Founder & Chairman, Sami-Sabinsa Group, was mainly catering to group companies and few external engagements. Beginning of 2018, the group aims to be a global IT service by expanding its operations into the US. Edkal offers digital engineering, cloud computing, enterprise business applications, process automation and analytics in pharmaceuticals, life sciences extending into financial and manufacturing domains.

Mr. Satyajit Bandyopadhyay, a leader with proven success in strategic positioning for digital platform engineering, application R&D in IT services and manufacturing industries, involving both start-up & growth organization, joins Edkal Technologies as the CEO and Director. He quotes,

“I am thrilled and honored to join Edkal Technologies. I have developed a deep appreciation for the Sami-Sabinsa Group's culture of innovation and I look forward to working with the entire team in our mission to be the most admired technology company in the digital age. We will aspire to achieve the leadership position in our focus domains and geographies with a continued commitment to enhancing services to its customers. Inspired by a vision of IP leveraged automation and development in the digital world, I have no doubt that we can build creative and innovative Edkal Technologies.”

Dr. Muhammed Majeed, Founder, and Chairman for Sami-Sabinsa Group said “The group has leveraged the most from the solutions offered by Edkal. Sami Direct, the direct selling arm of the group, has benefited extremely from the digital engineering and automation solutions offered by Edkal. The process automation installed at Sami Direct has reduced the operative costs and increased both, speed and reliability of task implementation, growth, and support.”

He further adds “I am happy to have Satyajit Bandyopadhyay on the leadership team. Satyajit brings decades of experience to the company and has a proven track record of spearheading improvements in the company's revenue, achieved the highest level of customer satisfaction and flawless delivery. A dynamic, demanding, at the same time pragmatic and objective focused personality.”

About Edkal:

Founded in 2005, Edkal Technologies is a Digital and Automation Solutions and Services organization with a global presence having development services and support centers in USA and India. The company has capabilities to build, deliver and support Digital Engineering and Automation Solutions and end-to-end Custom Software Solutions; its services include Digital Engineering, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Business Applications, Process Automation, and Analytics. Edkal provides information technology and automation solutions cutting across various domains ranging from life sciences to manufacturing and has the necessary domain knowledge and talent pool.

Edkal is part of Sami-Sabinsa Group of companies; the group holds close to 200 patents, 600 plus trademarks and provides alternative and complementary natural products for human nutrition.