FREMONT, Calif., Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- iGATE Corporation (iGATE or the Company) (NASDAQ: IGTE), the integrated technology and operations Company providing Business Outcomes based solutions under the brand name iGATE Patni, today announced it has hired Timothy Coffin to head up its new Public Sector division. Mr. Coffin has extensive experience in the Government marketplace. With over 28 years of experience, including 14 years of service in the Air Force, Mr. Coffin has spent the last 14 years working with IT companies serving the Government, including Adelphia Business Solutions; Institute for Defense Analyses, a nonprofit serving the Defense and Space industry; and Celtiq LLC, where he served as President/CEO. "I'm looking forward to leading iGATE Patni's Public Sector team, as this innovative Company is making a significant commitment to bring its Business Outcomes model to the Government," said Mr. Coffin. "This approach ties our success to the customer's results, and will help Government organizations save significantly, while dramatically improving outcomes delivered." Mr. Coffin earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the U.S. Air Force Academy, and a Master of Science in Public Administration from the University of Dayton. He also holds a variety of Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Master Black Belt certifications, Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, and certifications from the Defense Acquisition University (DAU). About iGATE Patni: 'iGATE Patni' is the common brand identity of two organizations — iGATE and Patni. With iGATE Corporation having acquired a majority stake in Patni Computer Systems Limited, the two companies, under the common brand iGATE Patni, provide full-spectrum consulting, technology and business process outsourcing, and product engineering services on a Business Outcomes-based model. Armed with over three decades of IT Services experience and powered by the iTOPS (Integrated Technology and Operations) platform, iGATE Patni's multi-location global organization with a talent pool of 26000+ people, consistently delivers effective solutions to over 360 Fortune 1000 clients spanning across verticals like: banking & financial services; insurance & healthcare; life sciences; manufacturing, retail, distribution & logistics; media, entertainment leisure & travel; communication, energy & utilities; public sector; and independent software vendors. Visit: www.igatepatni.com. iGATE Corporation is listed on NASDAQ (IGTE), and Patni Computer Systems Limited on BSE (532517), NSE (PATNI) and NYSE (PTI).