Global information technology service provider Patni Computer Systems announced on Thursday the formation of its consulting service practice within its manufacturing business unit.
Sanjiv Bhatia, a former managing director of Bearing Point has been appointed the vice-president of the newly formed consulting service practice.
"The new consulting service practice will offer manufacturers a full spectrum of solutions designed to improve business performance and corporate competitiveness through strategies, process and tools delivered by experienced consultants," a statement from the company said.
Patni's consulting services capabilities will include supply chain, merger integration covering operational and IT due diligence, deal risk assessment, post-merger acquisition and post-transition consultancy.
The consultancy service will also provide technology advisory services, enterprise information management and value engineering.
"The combination of customized, on-site consulting services, the company's deep technology expertise and well developed global delivery model will enable us to deliver unique, affordable leading edge solutions using a collaborative hands-on approach that will result in enhanced business value for clients," said Sanjiv Bhatia.