Morristown-based Majesco, a provider of core insurance platform software and consulting services for insurance business transformation, has appointed Adam Elster as Chief Executive Officer, effective October 1, 2018. Ketan Mehta, Majesco co-founder and current CEO, will retire from the operational role after 36 years of service and continue to serve Majesco as the chairman of the company’s Board of Directors.

“Over the last three years, Majesco has built a strong foundation for growth. Its business momentum is accelerating and it is well positioned to be a leading provider of insurance industry platforms. I am very excited to welcome Adam who will be ideal to lead Majesco to the next level of growth,” said Ketan Mehta. “His experience in cloud, digital and business transformation, passion for servicing customers at a global scale and authentic team-player attitude make him an extraordinary fit for Majesco,” continued Mehta. “Adam’s appointment embodies our commitment to lead digital transformation in the global insurance industry.”

Adam has a strong background in the technology industry and most recently served as President, Global Field Operations of CA Technologies, a $4.5 billion Fortune 500 organization. There he led high-performing teams in all aspects of sales, services, support and operations. He supported many of the world’s largest companies through their digital transformation journey, helping them become more agile, more secure and more capable of managing their business. He was responsible for revenue across all geographies, business units, channels, digital sales, renewals and services globally. Under his direction, CA evolved from a legacy software vendor to a modern, data driven, metric based velocity SaaS, cloud and digital sales organization while driving the strategic integration of critical acquisitions. Adam holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Master of Sciences in Management and Information Systems from New York University.

“Majesco has a compelling business with an incredible speed-to-value offering that allows customers in the insurance industry to meet the pace of demand in the market, using platform solutions as the foundation of their future business models,” said Adam. “At a time when customers are demanding more and more from the insurance industry, Majesco provides innovative, on-demand digital capabilities designed to help insurance carriers outperform. A big component of my job is to bring that innovation to our customers faster and accelerate the pace of growth globally. I’m excited to join the leadership team and all the great people that have fueled the company’s growth. Majesco is well positioned to revolutionize insurance through technology and I look forward to executing our growth-oriented business plan and creating value for our shareholders.”

Dr. Arun K. Maheshwari, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Majesco stated, “Majesco has made great strides in moving the business into the cloud while achieving revenue growth and improving profitability. Bringing Adam on board will accelerate Majesco’s next chapter of growth.” Dr. Maheshwari will continue to serve as a director of Majesco after passing on the Chairman role to Ketan Mehta.