Press Release

ANSR Appoints Kirk Ball as Group Chief Information Officer

ANSR, the global leader in enabling companies to build, manage and scale global teams, today announced the appointment of Kirk Ball as its new Group Chief Information Officer (CIO). With over three decades of experience in technology leadership and innovation, Kirk brings a wealth of expertise to his new role.

Kirk joins ANSR from Giant Eagle where he was the CIO. Kirk has also served in technology leadership positions with companies like Kroger and Christ Hospital Health Network. Kirk has consistently delivered innovative and sustainable outcomes amidst volatile economic market cycles and digital transformations.

“The role of the CIO is undergoing a profound change in today’s digital era. The modern CIO is now a strategic architect of digital value, driving innovation and shaping the future of business,” said Lalit Ahuja, Founder & CEO of ANSR. “We are delighted to welcome Kirk to our leadership team. With his wealth of experience in crafting and executing GCC enabled global technology teams, Kirk will play a key role in supporting our clients in developing the most efficient strategies for leveraging GCCs as drivers for enhanced value, change, and transformation throughout their organizations. Kirk will also provide coaching and mentorship to GCC leaders, ensuring alignment with organizational goals in support of the evolving CIO agenda”, he added.

Kirk will serve as a trusted advisor and partner to our customers, guiding them in determining functions which are best suited for the GCC and providing insights on their transformation blueprint. He will also serve as counsel to CIOs and CXOs on establishing new competency pods within their GCCs, offering insights into best practices and key performance indicators (KPIs) to monitor. Kirk will play a pivotal role in the company’s evolution into a GCC SuperApp, providing modular and adaptable solutions for companies to establish GCCs.

“I am thrilled to join the talented team at ANSR and embark on this exciting journey,” said Kirk. “I look forward to leveraging my experience to contribute to ANSR’s growth and success and to drive a positive change for broader the industry. I’m excited to join ANSR at a hypergrowth stage where we are setting up a new GCC almost every 2-3 weeks, which presents a tremendous opportunity for innovation and expansion.”

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ANSR is the market leader in enabling organizations build, manage and scale global teams through Global Capability Centers (GCCs). ANSR provides full life-cycle services including GCC design, set up and enabling operations. For over 16 years now, companies cutting across size, industry and markets have relied on ANSR’s expertise to successfully build global business and technology teams. ANSR’s unique and differentiated ‘GCC-as-a-Service’ is delivered in a no-Capex and ‘pay-as-you-grow’ manner that significantly enhances ‘time to value’ and neutralizes the known risks associated with setting up globally distributed teams. Since its inception, ANSR has established over 100 GCCs aggregating to over 100k enterprise talent with over $1.6B in investment and using over 10M sq ft of workspace.