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As the year draws to a close with the promise of the New Year, there seems to be a respite for problems at Indian IT giant Infosys "Executive Board.
The problematic Infosys declared today Salil S. Parekh as its CEO and MD effective as of January 2018. Parekh will make the switch from Capgemini, where he served on the Executive Board, Parekh's appointment comes after the entire executive debacle at Infosys, which saw The departure of former CEO Vishal Sikka after a discussion with the founder Narayana Murthy With this, interim CEO UB Pravin Rao will take on the role of COO.
Businessman from India took a look at the four things I did not know about the new honcho on Infosys.
IIT and Ivy League, He has done it all
No surprise here, Parekh had started to excel quite early with a seat the prestigious Institute of T Indian Indian Technology, Bombay, but also as an alumnus of Cornell University, where he obtained a Master in Engineering in Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering.
A Top Leader in Capgemini
Parekh had been with Capgemini for 25 long years, while he was responsible for its expansion and operations in India with his acquisition of Ernst & Young. He was also a member of the Board of the Group of the company, as well as the President of the Executive Council of North America.
Did you replace the President of Capgemini?
Given his excellence in Running company operations and holding several leadership positions, it was rumored that Parekh was the next CEO of the company after Paul Hermelin, current president and CEO of the Capgemini Group. However, with the departure of Parekh, Hermelin issued a statement saying: "I would like to thank Salil for her participation in the Capgemini trip, Salil contributed in particular to the Group's development in India and the US"
There is no space between jobs?
Have not we heard that great leaders are addicted to work? For them, it is their pbadion for work that drives them to work every day while still striving for excellence. So it was no surprise to us that, while Parekh is scheduled to badume his five-year term on Infosys on January 2 nd his previous job at Capgemini officially ends on January 1. . That is a dedication to work, right?