Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani on Thursday returned to the global software major as non-Executive Chairman of the Board with immediate effect. “The Board of Directors has appointed Nandan Nilekani as a non-executive, non-independent Director and as the Chairman of the Board of Directors,” said the IT major in a regulatory filing on the BSE. Also Read - Work from home: Here is a look at TCS and Infosys' long-term planAlso Read - Infosys has just launched a learning app for engineering students
The Board accepted the resignation of R. Seshsayee as its Chairman and as a Director on the Board with immediate effect. Also Read - Reliance Jio, Infosys to set up projects in Bengal's proposed silicon valley hub
It also accepted the resignation of Co-Chairman Ravi Venkatesan with immediate effect though he continues as an Independent Director. The Board accepted the resignation of Executive Vice-Chairman Vishal Sikka and as a Director on the Board with immediate effect.
Resignations of Directors Jeffery S. Lehman and John Etchemendy were also accepted with immediate effect. ALSO READ: Vishal Sikka resigns as MD and CEO of Infosys
Nilekani, who was CEO of Infosys from March 2002 till April 2007, quit the company a decade ago to head the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).