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D Sundaram appointed as independent director for Infosys, with effect from July 14

New Delhi, PTI | Updated : 01 July 2017, 05:06 PM
Infosys appoints D Sundaram as independent director
Infosys appoints D Sundaram as independent director

Country's second largest software services firm Infosys today announced the appointment of D Sundaram as an independent director with effect from July 14.

The appointment is based on the recommendations of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Board, Infosys said in a statement.

Sundaram is currently the Vice Chairman and MD of TVS Capital Funds Ltd. He joined Unilever Group in 1975 and has served in various leadership capacities in Unilever Group in a career spanning over 34 years.

"He (Sundaram) brings extensive experience in the field of finance and strategy execution," Infosys Chairman R Seshasayee said.

Other independent directors on Infosys Board include Prof John W Etchemendy (Stanford Universitys Provost), Roopa Kudva (former MD and CEO, Crisil), Dr Punita Kumar-Sinha (former Senior MD of Blackstone) and Jeffrey Sean Lehman (vice chancellor of NYU Shanghai).

Ravi Venkatesan (former Microsoft India Chairman), Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw (Chairperson and MD of Biocon) and D N Prahlad (CEO of Surya Software Systems) are also on Infosys Board as independent directors.

First Published: Saturday, July 01, 2017 05:04 PM

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