CALABASAS, Calif., Feb. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NetSol Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:NTWK), a worldwide provider of global IT and enterprise application solutions, today announced the addition of Jeffrey M. Bilbrey to NetSol's board of directors, effective March 1, 2013, increasing the board to six members. Additionally, Bilbrey joined NetSol's Audit, Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance committees. "Jeff is an experienced technology executive who recognized the benefit of NetSol's BestShoring™ delivery model, including its talented pool of well-trained, highly educated information technology professionals from Pakistan and around the globe. This ultimately led him to champion the formation of the NetSol-Innovation joint venture, a business unit that accounted for nearly 10 percent of total revenue in fiscal 2012," said Najeeb Ghauri, CEO of NetSol. "His background as a technology strategy consultant, along with his in-depth knowledge of offshore outsourcing operations, will be extremely beneficial as we focus on executing our global growth initiatives." Bilbrey has served as Senior Vice President, Technology Operations, for the Innovation Group, where he was a member of the technology board, guiding the strategic planning for technology products across seven countries. Additionally, his experience includes leading a strategic IT consulting firm, advising on product launches, building an offshore outsourcing operation from the ground up, and leading multi-million multidisciplinary transformational programs. Bilbrey currently is Associate CIO and Vice President of Cancer Treatment Centers of America, where he is responsible for all application technology solutions across the enterprise. Bilbrey received a B.S. in Management Information Systems from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. About NetSol-Innovation Established in 2004, NetSol-Innovation is a joint venture between the Innovation Group (formerly referred to as TiG) based in NetSol's IT Village in Lahore, Pakistan. The business unit provides outsourced technology services pertaining to business analyses, configuration, testing, software quality assurance, technical communication, among other services to Innovation Group customers across the insurance, auto rental, and fleet and lease management industries, among others.