Salil S Parekh appointed as new CEO of Infosys

Infosys the IT services company, has appointed capgemini’s Salil S Parekh as CEO today.

Salil S parekh has been serving as executive in capgemini. UB Pravin Rao will go back to his prior position as COO.

Salil S Parekh was previously with Capgemini for 25 years and was till recently a member of the Group Executive Board.

Parekh has a great academic record with a Master of Engineering degrees in Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University, besides possessing a Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.

It will be interesting to see how Salil would run the Infosys. Sikka who was previous CEO has faced lot of hurdles from the founder members. There were wide range of conflicts between Vishal Sikka and Founder members lead by Narayna murthy.

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