Articles tagged under: Infosys

A Gujarati appointed as CEO and MD of Infosys

December 03, 2017
A Gujarati appointed as CEO and MD of Infosys

Ahmedabad: Infosys on Saturday appointed Salil Parekh as its CEO and Managing Director, concluding the 3-month high-profile executive search at the country's second largest IT firm. Salil Parekh is Gujarati. Parekh, who will take over on January 2, 2018 for a period of five years, was a member of the Group Executive Board at French firm Capgemini. This is the second time Infosys is bringing in an outsider for the top job. UB Pravin Rao, who was filling in the CEO role on interim bas...Read More

Official press statements by Infosys on Vishal Sikka’s resignation

August 18, 2017
Official press statements by Infosys on Vishal Sikka’s resignation

Bangalore – August 18, 2017: At its board meeting held on August 18, 2017, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Infosys Limited (“Infosys” or the “Company”) accepted the notice of resignation of Dr. Vishal Sikka as the Managing Director and CEO, effective immediately.   In his notice of resignation to the Board, Dr. Sikka reiterated his belief in the great potential of Infosys, but cited among his reasons for leaving a continuous stream of distractions and disruptions over th...Read More

Infosys contributes Rs 4.5 crore to restore temple complex

December 28, 2015

Bengaluru Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of IT major Infosys, today said it has contributed Rs 4.5 crore towards the archaeological restoration of the ancient Somanatheswara Temple complex, in the town of Lakshmeshwara, around 40 kms from Hubballi. The contribution of Rs 4.5 crore is towards the architectural and cultural restoration of the temple, including repair of ancient structures as old as 1,400 years, Infosys Foundation said in a release. It said the unveiling of ...Read More

Narayana Murthy donates 200,000 pounds for UK Gandhi statue

January 27, 2015

From Aditi Khanna, London Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy and his family have donated 200,000 pounds towards the statue of Mahatma Gandhi planned for Parliament Square here, helping in meeting the budget target of 750,000 pounds for the project. "Mahatma Gandhi was someone who demonstrated the tremendous power of leadership by example. His courage and commitment are an inspiration and I am delighted that his statue will stand in such a respected setting," ...Read More

Narayana Murthy replies NDTV(type) questions on Narendra Modi

December 14, 2013

Ahmedabad, 14 December 2013 Following is the discussion between a news channel and Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy on Narendra Modi: NDTV: But the much larger context in the debate today is of course secularism. We have seen that the BJP says that secularism is used as a mask. Pseudo-secularism, Narendra Modi says, 'India first', 'development is my mantra'. Do you think we now need to go beyond labels of secular and communal because Mr. Modi's opponents will raise is...Read More

“Narayan Murthy praised me and received Rs 500 crore notice”

May 24, 2013

Kris Gopalakrishnan on Modi Ahmedabad, 24 May 2013 Speaking at the launching function of Gujarat edition of Hindu Business Line in Ahmedabad, Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi today said that Infosys Chairman Narayana Murthy received Rs 500 crore notice, after he admired the Narendra Modi government. "The arrangement of mic is in such a way in this programme, that I couldn't hear the speeches of other speakers. Recently Gopalakrishnanji spoke here. I don'...Read More

N.R.Narayana Murthy’s observation on Narendra Modi and Gujarat under him (Video)

May 14, 2013

By our correspondent, Vadodara, 14 May 2013 Infosys Chairman N.R.Narayana Murthy was in Vadodara today to receive Sayaji Ratna award. During a brief interaction with media persons, Shri Narayana Murthy admired Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi as one of the finest administrators in the country. Following is his observation about Mr. Modi and Gujarat: "Mr. Modi has been acknowledged as one of the finest administrators in the country. There's no doubt ...Read More

Narendra Modi, NR Narayan Murthy to lay foundation stone of 35-acre iCreate campus

April 03, 2012

Ahmedabad, 3 April 2012 Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi will perform ground breaking and lay stone for 35-acre iCreate campus opposite Kensville golf and country club on Thursday, 5 April evening. Shri NR Narayan Murthy(Chairman, Emeritus, Infosys) will be the chief guest at the function, while Shri Saurabhbhai Patel(Minister of state Industries, Mines, Finance) will be the special guest at this function. The event is organized by Gujarat Foundation of Entrepreneuri...Read More

Shri KV Kamath to deliever convocation address at IIMA

March 21, 2012

Gandhinagar, 21 March 2012 Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad will host the forty seventh annual convocation function on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 6.00 pm. Shri KV Kamath, Chairman, ICICI Bank and Chairman, Infosys Technologies Ltd will deliver the convocation address. Read More

Land issue has held up Infosys entry in Gujarat

September 10, 2011

Ahmedabad, 10 September, 2011 So what actually is the reason that has held up Infosys project's foray in Gujarat? According to the Economic Times report, the government of Gujarat has offered Infosys a 25 acre plot(for SEZ) near Infocity(which was given to Satyam earlier and then taken back) and another 16 acre plot in the Electronic estate(for BPO), both in Gandhinagar. But instead of two plots at two different places, Infosys wants one-single 50 acre plot for its BOP business...Read More

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