Published On: Thu, Aug 24th, 2017

Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani returns as non-Executive Chairman

Bengaluru: 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

“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.

The Board accepted the resignation of R Seshsayee as its Chairman and as a Director on the Board with immediate effect.

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.

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).

 

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