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Vishal Sikka, ex-SAP executive, appointed as Infosys CEO & MD; Narayana Murthy steps down

12/06/2014 by

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Vishal Sikka, a former SAP AG executive board member was on Thursday appointed as Infosys’ Chief Executive Officer and MD. With his appointment, Sikka becomes the first non-founder CEO of Infosys.

The company also announced that Executive Chairman NR Narayana Murthy and Executive Vice Chairman S Gopalakrishnan would step down on June 14. Rohan Murty will also leave company on June 14.

Sikka will take over from current Chief Executive SD Shibulal, one of the engineers who founded Infosys, on August 1, the company said in a statement to the stock exchanges.

Commenting on the appointment Sikka said, “I am honoured to lead Infosys which is an iconic co built by pioneers.” “Looking forward to work with & learn from talented Info scions,” he added. Sikka also tweeted, “Humbled to lead Infosys an iconic pioneer in IT. Looking forward to learn & work with Info scions & global clients on breakthrough innovation.”

This article has been extracted from http://economictimes.indiatimes.com, please click on this link to read the article in full, http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/ites/vishal-sikka-ex-sap-executive-appointed-as-infosys-ceo-md-narayana-murthy-steps-down/articleshow/36420269.cms

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