KV Kamath

  • Highest annual salary package offer goes down by 2 lakh this year at IIM-Indore March 30, 2014

    A salary offer of Rs 32 lakh by a domestic company is the highest in the current year's placement programme at Indian Institute of Management, Indore. This year's highest offer is Rs 2 lakh less than best one last year. Without disclosing the details of the employer, an IIM spokesman said the...
  • SEBI rejigs committee on investor education and protection January 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Market regulator SEBI has revamped its advisory committee that provides suggestions on issues related to investor education and protection activities. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) had formed the advisory committee for 'Investor Protection and Education Fund (IPEF)' in 2009. The committee is mandated to recommend investor education...
  • We can all be proud of the Gujarat model, says KV Kamath September 14, 2013

    In a first reaction coming in from the corporate sector on the anointment of Narendra Modi as BJP's PM candidate, Independent Director, Infosys KV Kamath said that the Gujarat model is something that 'we all can be proud of'. He added that he did not see a reason why the...
  • Rebuilding a desirable Infosys will take 3 years: Murthy June 16, 2013

    Bangalore: Infosys Chairman NR Narayana Murthy who was recently brought out of retirement to lead the company through a bad patch, has warned of 'tough times ahead' for Infosys. Murthy hinted at changes in Infosys' top management in the near future. During an annual address to company shareholders, Murthy said...
  • Rebuilding Infosys will involve taking painful decisions: Murthy June 15, 2013

    Bangalore: Recalled to ride out the bad times for Infosys, its Chairman NR Narayana Murthy today said the task of rebuilding a "desirable" Infosys would take at least 36 months and there would be some tough decisions resulting in "pain." "The challenge is daunting and the task is tough," said...
  • Murthy's return a shock both for him and for shareholders June 1, 2013

    Infosys founder Narayana Murthy returned to the company he founded, less than two years after his retirement. The return was unexpected, as much for Murthy as for shareholders. He had settled down to a semiretired life when he got a phone call from Executive Chairman KV Kamath, asking him to...
  • NR Narayana Murthy's first interview after his return to Infosys June 1, 2013

    NR Narayana Murthy on Saturday returned to Infosys with the IT company appointing him as Executive Chairman of the Board. Murthy, who founded Infosys in 1981, had stepped down from the Board and became Chairman Emeritus in 2011. He has served as company's CEO from 1981 to 2002. ...
  • NR Narayana Murthy starts his second innings at Infosys June 1, 2013

    Bangalore: In a bid to bring the IT company back on the high growth path, NR Narayana Murthy returned back as Executive Chairman and Additional Director on the Infosys Board on Saturday. Murthy's fiveyear tenure begins from June 1, 2013 and he called his return as the start of the...
  • Infosys appoints Narayana Murthy as Executive Chairman of Board June 1, 2013

    New Delhi: NR Narayana Murthy on Saturday returned to Infosys with the IT company appointing him as Executive Chairman of the Board. Murthy, who founded Infosys in 1981, had stepped down from the Board and became Chairman Emeritus in 2011. He has served as company's CEO from 1981 to 2002. KV...
  • Infosys focusing on products and platforms: Kamath June 10, 2012

    Bangalore: IT bellweather Infosys is on course correction to cope with paradigm shift in technology business from traditional services business to products and platforms, its Chairman KV Kamath on Saturday said. "The course correction cannot be done in eight months and can be done over a...
  • Infy top management salary bill crosses $ 10 mn May 13, 2012

    New York: IT giant Infosys paid its top management personnel a total remuneration of $ 10.7 million (over Rs 50 crore) during the last fiscal, marking an increase of about 50 per cent from the previous year. The remuneration paid to its key management personnel, which includes directors and executive council...
  • SMEs will define next decade: KV Kamath February 25, 2012

    Mumbai: Infosys non-executive chairman KV Kamath on Friday said that the next decade will belong to the small and medium enterprises as the growth will move to the hinterlands in future. "Our growth momentum and transformation in terms of being a very large consumer-driven economy means that the next decade...
  • Infosys on the lookout for acquisitions October 12, 2011

    Bangalore: The country's second-largest software exporter Infosys is on the lookout for acquisitions in the products and platforms space, a top official on Wednesday said. "We are in multiple conversations both large and small. Acquisition is extremely strategic and we are looking at acquisitions to augment that strategic direction," Infosys CEO...
  • Celebrating India's entrepreneurial renaissance September 10, 2011

    October 21, 2011 will be a red letter day for us. A galaxy of India's best known entrepreneurs and CEOs will vie for the first Forbes India Leadership Awards that evening at The Trident in Mumbai. We've instituted these distinctive annual awards to recognise transformational leadership across the entire entrepreneurial...
  • Friday farewell: Murthy logs out of Infosys August 20, 2011

    Bangalore: NR Narayana Murthy on Friday stepped down as Chairman of Infosys, bringing the curtains down on his 30-years of illustrious innings at the helm, even as he sought to inspire the new leadership team and the employees to take the company to greater heights. At the farewell ceremony at the...
  • Infosys is an inseparable part of me: Murthy May 18, 2011

    New Delhi: NR Narayana Murthy, the founder and outgoing chairman of Infosys, has said in his last letter to the company's shareholders that for him leaving Infosys was like parents sending away their daughter after her marriage. "The best analogy that I can think of for this separation between Infosys and...
  • Infosys, The End of One Journey... May 16, 2011

    Bangalore: A day after the momentous decision on NR Narayana Murthy's successor, the 65-year-old chairman of Infosys Technologies met Forbes India's Mitu Jayashankar in his office in the company's Electronic City campus. Shortly after the interview, Murthy set off to London to attend a global board meeting on May 4,...
  • Infosys and the new order May 16, 2011

    Bangalore: If history had had its way, SD Shibulal may have never become the CEO and MD of Infosys. Not too many people know that when Infosys was still struggling, Shibulal took a five-year sabbatical and joined Sun Microsystems. Upon his return in 1996, Narayana Murthy reinstated him at par...
  • CNBC TV 18 exclusive: change of guard at Infosys May 1, 2011

    In conversation with the top management at Infosys after the change of guard in the company. ...
  • Infosys Tech to be renamed as Infosys Ltd April 30, 2011

    Bangalore: In tandem with leadership succession plan and move to transform the company into a next-generation global player in IT arena, Infosys Technologies on Saturday said it will be renamed as Infosys Ltd. Co-Chairman-designate S Gopalakrishnan said that Infosys has a broad range of services all the way from consulting to...
  • CNN-IBN Exclusive: In conversation with KV Kamath April 30, 2011

    In conversation with Infosys Chairman NR Narayana Murthy who passed the baton to KV Kamath. ...
  • Murthy passes the Infosys baton to KV Kamath May 1, 2011

    Banglaore: Signifying the end of an era, Infosys on Saturday decided to appoint KV Kamath as the successor to its current Chairman NR Narayana Murthy. Thirty years from its inception, founder and chief mentor Murthy will step down as Chairman of the Board in August 2011 to give way to...
  • Narayana Murthy's successor to be named today April 30, 2011

    Bangalore: The board of India's second-largest IT company Infosys is to decide on chairman N R Narayana Murthy's successor on Saturday. If one of the founders is handed the job then the other top posts will see changes as well. Sources say the Board is also likely to be expanded....
  • Can Infosys move out of Murthy's shadow? November 2, 2010

    Sometime last year, NR Narayana Murthy, chairman and chief mentor at Infosys Technologies, asked Jeffrey Lehman, chairman of the nominations committee at the company, if he could take time out to meet with MS ‘Vindi' Banga over dinner in New York City. Lehman is entrusted with the task of finding...
  • Chanda Kochhar vows to take ICICI Bank to new heights May 4, 2009

    KV Kamath will step down as the Managing Director and CEO of ICICI Bank and will hand over the charge to Chanda Kochhar on Monday. Kamath will take over as the Non-Executive Chairman of the board from N Vaghul. In an interview to CNBC-TV18, MD and CEO, ICICI Bank, Chanda Kochhar,...
  • How ICICI Bank discovered its new leader December 24, 2008

    Finally, the deed is signed. In May 2009, Chanda Kochhar will step into the corner office on the 10th floor of ICICI Towers in Bandra-Kurla Complex, a Mumbai suburb, to take over what is inarguably one of the biggest banking and finance jobs in the country. K V Kamath, its...
  • Kochhar confident of taking ICICI Bank to new heights December 20, 2008

    New Delhi: ICICI Bank's Joint Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer Chanda Kochhar will be the new CEO of the bank. Kochhar will take over as the CEO of ICICI Bank from May 2009 from Managing Director and CEO KV Kamath at a time when the world is facing a recession. "The...
  • Chanda Kochhar to be ICICI Bank CEO from May 2009 December 20, 2008

    Mumbai: ICICI Bank named joint managing director Chanda Kochhar as its new chief executive from May to lead India's second-largest lender at a time of declining market share, souring bad debts and a tough global environment. Kochhar, 47, who joined ICICI as a management trainee in 1984, is appointed for five...
  • ICICI Bank sees more rate cuts, easing credit November 16, 2008

    New Delhi: ICICI Bank, the country’s second-largest lender, sees interest rates and credit easing further as inflation falls faster than expected, its chief executive said on Sunday. Inflation in India grew the slowest in nearly six months in the week to November 1, and analysts expect this would lead to further...
  • Ignore rumours, ICICI Bank is safe: CEO Kamath October 20, 2008

    Mumbai: ICICI Bank's chief executive K V Kamath on Monday said deposits with the bank are safe and strongly rejected rumours about the bank’s liquidity. “It is completely baseless because ICICI Bank is a healthy bank. ICICI Bank has capital adequacy one and a half times of what is required. The...