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HCLTech said on Wednesday that it has won a five year extension to a strategic IT and digital transformation deal from Swedish manufacturer Husqvarna Group. Deal financials were not disclosed.

Under the new five-year agreement, HCLTech will offer its AI, digital, engineering and support services to Husqvarna Groups’ IT environments through hyper-personalized, adaptive, AI-based solutions and a collaborative governance framework.

In a major milestone for HCLTech, this is the first time a large global IT contract by an India- headquartered technology company has been Vested certified, the company said. Vested contracts focus on creating an environment conducive for highly collaborative business relationships.

“We have co-created a unique governance model that will improve and accelerate technology development and a unified operating model that would further IT’s cause of creating value for our customers,” said Robert Hafredal, group CIO, Husqvarna Group.

“We are glad to be a fully certified partner to Husqvarna Group in Vested methodologies, creating a unique model of transparency and incentives for us to jointly grow in our partnership,” said Pankaj Tagra, corporate vice president - Europe and Africa, HCLTech.