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Infosys appoints Nandan Nilekani as non-executive chairman

Nilekani was the CEO of Infosys from March 2002 till April 2007.

  • Published: August 25, 2017 9:42 AM IST
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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 - Infosys to shut down office in Russia: Report

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The Board accepted the resignation of R. Seshsayee as its Chairman and as a Director on the Board with immediate effect. Also Read - Work from home: Here is a look at TCS and Infosys' long-term plan

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).

  • Published Date: August 25, 2017 9:42 AM IST
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