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CEO of Softtek USA & Canada Named to Hispanic IT Executive Council’s prestigious “HITEC 100” List

NEW YORK, NY & MONTERREY, MEXICONovember 26, 2012 – Softtek, founder of the nearshore industry and leading global IT services provider dedicated to maximizing the business value of applications, announced that the company’s CEO for USA and Canada, Marcos Jimenez, has been named to the Hispanic Information Technology Executive Council (HITEC)’s prestigious HITEC 100 list.

HITEC is a premiere global executive leadership organization of senior business and IT executives. Since 2008, HITEC has compiled a comprehensive list featuring the top 100 most influential and notable Hispanic Professionals in the Information Technology Industry called the "HITEC 100.” Marcos joins this accomplished list of professionals.

Throughout his 19-year career with Softtek, Marcos has brought a unique and strategy-driven perspective to the nearshore IT industry. Starting his career as a programmer in 1992, he rose quickly to become an essential part of Softtek’s core leadership team. He is also responsible for building a world-class recruiting and training program, which has provided the company competitive professionals and has trained highly sought after IT talent for the region over the past ten years. Marcos has been a significant influence in providing value through bringing creative, world-class solutions to Softtek’s clients, while at the same time generating thousands of jobs in the U.S. and Mexico.

Of his award, Marcos said, “I am thrilled to receive this honor from HITEC and am humbled by the accomplishments of my fellow honorees. This award gives testament to Softtek’s strong team-oriented culture, which enables all of our associates to succeed.”

For more information on Softtek and the IT industry, visit Softtek’s blog ( or follow @Softtek on Twitter. To connect with Marcos on LinkedIn, click here.

About Softtek:
Founded in 1982, Softtek is a global provider of process-driven IT services with more 30 offices in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. With nine Global Delivery Centers in Mexico, China, Brazil, Argentina and Spain,  Softtek helps improve time-to-business-solution, lower costs of existing applications, deliver better engineered and tested applications, and produce predictable outcomes for top-tier corporations in over 20 countries.  Through on-site, on-shore and its trademarked Global Nearshore™ service delivery models, Softtek teams with CIOs to constantly increase the business value of IT. Softtek is the creator and leader of the nearshore industry. Visit, follow @Softtek, connect with Softtek on LinkedIn and read Softtek’s blog.

About HITEC:
The Hispanic IT Executive Council (HITEC) is a premiere global executive leadership organization of senior business and IT executives who have built outstanding careers in information technology.  HITEC’s premiere network spans the Americas and is focused on building stronger technology and executive leaders, leadership teams, corporations, and role models in a rapidly changing, flatter, and information technology centric world. These global leaders include executives leading Global 1000 corporations while others lead some of the largest Hispanic-owned IT firms across the Americas.

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