Co-founder Nandan Nilekani back at Infosys as Chairman

Mumbai: Infosys on August 24 appointed Nandan Nilekani, the co-founder and former CEO of the company, as the non-executive chairman of the board.
Nilekani’s return to Infosys follows the resignation of chairman R Seshasayee, co-chairman Ravi Venkatesan and executive vice-chairman Vishal Sikka. Mr. Venkatesan will however continue on the Board.
On his return to the company, Nilekani said: “I am happy to return to Infosys, now in the role of non-executive chairman, and look forward to working with my colleagues on the Board and in executive management on the business opportunities we see before us and delivering benefits to our clients, shareholders, employees and communities. I thank Vishal for his service as the CEO of Infosys over the last 3 years and wish him well in his future endeavors.”
Nilekani had taken office as CEO of Infosys in March 2002 and served till 2007. He is one of the seven founders of the technology giant.

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