BENGALURU: Salil Satish Parekh, who lost out to Vishal Sikka the last time Infosys was hunting for a new chief executive officer in 2014, has now been tasked with leading the company a little over four months after Sikka’s acrimonious exit, with chairman Nandan Nilekani and the board of India’s second largest outsourcing firm putting their faith in a technology industry experienced person of nearly three decades.
p.c. : HT
The appointment of Parekh, who was a top executive at global IT services giant Capgemini prior to his latest assignment, marks the second successive time that Infosys has chosen an outsider to helm the company, after being run by its founders for the better part of its first three decades of existence.
He will take over in January Month.
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