NEW DELHI: On Saturday, India’s second-largest software provider Infosys announced the appointment of Salil S Parekh as their new MD (Managing Director) and CEO (Chief Executive Officer), bringing an end to a three-month search. Parekh who joins the company from French IT services company Capgemini has been appointed a five-year term and will take office from January 2, 2018.
Greyhound Research chief analyst, founder and CEO Sanchit Vir Gogia said that Parekh, with over two decades of experience, is a sound choice as he holds a “great understanding of tech trends of yesterday, today and tomorrow”.
He added that Parekh’s expertise with North American and European markets will also help Infosys at a time when these key markets are facing turbulence in terms of slower decision making on IT spends and increased visa scrutiny.
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