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Nandan Nilekani appointed as Infosys chairman, two independent directors resign

Co-founder of Infosys Nandan Nilekani was appointed as the chairman of the company after board of directors meeting on Thursday.


  |  Updated On : August 24, 2017 09:13 PM
Nandan Nilekani appointed as the new chairman of Infosys. (File Photo)

Nandan Nilekani appointed as the new chairman of Infosys. (File Photo)

New Delhi :  

Co-founder of Infosys Nandan Nilekani was appointed as the chairman of the company after board of directors meeting on Thursday.

The decision in this regard was taken by the board of directors of Infosys, days after Vishal Sikka resigned from his position.

Infosys made an official declaration of the new chairman to BSE, NSE and other international stock exchanges on which it is listed.

According to the declaration, “Nandan Nilekani has been appointed as the non-independent, non-executive director and the chairman of the board of directors with immediate effect.”

The board has accepted the resignation for Sikka as the executive vice-chairman of the board and as the director of the board. R Seshasayee has also quitted from his post as the chairman and director of the board.

Two independent directors, John Etchemendy and Jeffery S Lehman, also resigned from the Infosys board with immediate effect.

First Published: Thursday, August 24, 2017 09:02 PM
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