Nr Narayana Murthy

  • No decision yet on new CEO, search still on: Infosys May 31, 2014

    Country's second largest software services firm Infosys on Saturday said it is yet to take a decision on its next CEO and MD and the search process is still on. The remark from the Bangalore-based company comes in the wake of reports suggesting that Infosys' search for the new CEO, who...
  • Infosys faces shortage of leadership, says former CFO Mohandas Pai May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: India's second-largest software services firm Infosys, which has seen a spate of departures by top executives, is facing a "shortage of leadership," former chief financial officer TV Mohandas Pai said on Thursday. The company's "prolonged search" for a chief executive officer is creating "stress" among Infosys employees, said Pai,...
  • Infosys says staff exodus a worry after Q4 profits beat estimates April 15, 2014

    Staff left India's second largest IT services exporter Infosys Ltd at an unprecedented pace in the last quarter, worrying its management and raising investors' concerns about its ability to win lucrative contracts even as it posted a higher-than-expected net profit for the period. Retaining staff is a challenge for...
  • Infosys gives 6-7 per cent wage hike to employees April 15, 2014

    Country's second largest software services firm Infosys has raised salaries of its employees in the country by 6-7 per cent and by 1-2 per cent for onsite workers, effective April 1. "We have increased salaries. We have given salary hikes of 6-7 per cent for offshore and 1-2 per cent onsite...
  • Infosys is on headhunting for a CEO April 12, 2014

    Bangalore: Infosys chief executive officer SD Shibhulal will step down from the company by January 9, 2015, sending India s second-biggest software exporter on a hunt for his successor. Shibulal, one of the seven Infosys founders, wants to retire as CEO of the company on or before January 9, 2015,...
  • Staff exodus to weigh on Infosys turnaround efforts April 11, 2014

    An exodus of senior executives and staff at India's second largest IT outsourcing firm, Infosys Ltd, could hamper efforts to win lucrative contracts in the United States and Europe, and weigh on its profit growth outlook for this year. Nearly a fifth of the workforce had left the company in the...
  • Infosys to set up SEZ in Indore with Rs 400 crore investment February 24, 2014

    IT major Infosys on Monday laid the foundation stone of its proposed SEZ which will be created with an initial investment of Rs 400 crore. The foundation-laying ceremony of the SEZ, to be constructed on 130 acres of land, was held at the Super Corridor on the outskirts of city...
  • Non-performers at Infosys may be asked to leave: Narayana Murthy February 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Software services giant Infosys, which employs 1.5 lakh people, may hand over pink slips to those who "did not add value" despite "high salaries" as it looks to cut costs and increase operational efficiency. Infosys Executive Chairman NR Narayana Murthy, who returned last June from retirement to head...
  • Give thrust to problem solving in higher education: Murthy November 12, 2013

    Infosys co-founder and Executive Chairman NR Narayana Murthy, on Tuesday, said higher education and research in the country has to give more thrust towards solving problems. "I'm very positive about the trend of scientific research in India; ....a thrust has to given by higher education and scientific research in the country...
  • Narayana Murthy has clearly articulated son's role, says Infosys MD October 11, 2013

    Rohan Murty, Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy's son, is working as an executive assistant to his father, CEO and Managing Director SD Shibulal said, on Friday, addressing concerns about his role. Narayana Murthy, who returned to Infosys in June as Executive Chairman of the Board to help the embattled IT behemoth,...
  • Rohan Murthy set to become Infosys's Vice President August 25, 2013

    Rohan Murthy, son of Infosys chairman NR Narayana Murthy who joined the company as an executive assistant to his father, will soon be designated as vice president. Narayana Murthy had on his return to India's second largest software exporter in June stated that his son would have no leadership role in...
  • Leader Talk: In conversation with Narayana Murthy, Prakash Padukone July 21, 2013

    In this show we talk about leadership mantras with successful leaders from the world of corporate India and sportspersons. ...
  • Bangalore: Narayana Murthy seeks airport near Electronics City June 29, 2013

    Bangalore: Infosys Executive Chairman NR Narayana Murthy has pitched for a small airport near Electronics City, the biggest hub of Bangalore's IT industry that houses the main Infosys campus, as he called for improving the infrastructure facilities in Karnataka. "We are not asking for anything extraordinary. We are asking for reasonably...
  • Investor advisory firm questions Murthy's reappointment at Infosys June 15, 2013

    Mumbai: NR Narayana Murthy may be back at the helm of Infosys, but this has not gone down well with investors and industry observers. Institutional Investor Advisory Services (IIAS), an investor advisory firm, believes that by reappointing Murthy, Infosys has compromised on the very principles it so strongly advocated during...
  • Narayana Murthy's wife speaks about son Rohan's role at Infosys June 7, 2013

    Bangalore: As NR Narayana Murthy makes a comeback to Infosys along with his son Rohan Murty, his wife Sudha Murthy spoke about his exact role in the organisation. Sudha Murthy said Rohan will only be an assistant to the Infosys Executive Chairman and will not be reporting to anyone else....
  • FTN: Narayana Murthy returns to Infosys: Are individual brands essential to companies? June 3, 2013

    Infosys' scrip on Monday soared by 9 per cent in morning trade as the IT major recalled its founder NR Narayana Murthy and returned control of the company. ...
  • Infosys shares surge 9 pc as Murthy returns as chairman June 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Infosys' scrip on Monday soared by 9 per cent in morning trade as the IT major recalled its founder NR Narayana Murthy and returned control of the company. After making a strong opening, shares of Infosys further jumped 9 per cent to Rs 2,624.90 on the BSE. At the NSE,...
  • BSE Sensex sheds 150 pts; Infosys bucks trend, autos skid June 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Equity benchmarks extended losses on Monday amid weak European cues, as investors preferred taking more profits out. From last month, it has been seen that whenever the BSE Sensex tried to hold the 20000-level it has always seen profit booking. Sudarshan Sukhani of s2analytics.com says today's market action is only...
  • Industry hails the return of Narayana Murthy at the helm of Infosys June 2, 2013

    Bangalore: The resilient Indian IT industry hailed the return of its icon NR Narayana Murthy as the executive chairman of global software major Infosys Ltd Saturday. "Murthy is an iconic leader who played a key role to shape the Indian IT industry. We welcome him in his role as executive...
  • 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 five-year tenure begins from June 1, 2013 and he called his return as the start of the...
  • Narendra Modi's administration finest: Narayana Murthy May 14, 2013

    Narendra Modi has found a new fan in Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy who praised the Gujarat Chief Minister and called him one of India's finest administrators. ...
  • Indian IT industry targets $300 billion revenue in 7 years March 5, 2013

    Bangalore: Targetting $300 billion revenue from IT sector by 2020, the industry representative body Nasscom on Monday announced expansion of its focus to include internet, mobile technology and cloud computing. Currently revenue from software and services is around $100 billion. The larger focus for Nasscom, from just software and services, has been...
  • Infosys Science Foundation: The science and society debate January 5, 2013

    The Infosys prize is given by the Infosys Science Foundation to those who excel in social sciences and in the pure sciences. Infosys believes by awarding these people it can build talent in Indian higher education sector, which today is highly neglected. In this show, we discuss how can quality...
  • Didn't fund Kejriwal's political activities: Murthy November 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy on Tuesday clarified that no funds were donated to the Public Cause Research Foundation, an organisation led by IAC leader Arvind Kejriwal for any political activities as reported by a section of the media. "When Kejriwal approached me in September 2012 asking for...
  • No money given to Kejriwal for political activities: Tata Trust November 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The Tata Social Welfare Trust (TSWT) on Monday said it did not donate any money for political activities to the Arvind Kejriwal founded NGO -- Public Cause Research Foundation. It, however, said TSWT had in 2008 agreed to grant Rs 1.25 crore for a five-year period to institute...
  • US: Narayana Murthy receives 2012 Hoover Medal October 25, 2012

    Washington: Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy has been conferred with the prestigious 2012 Hoover Medal in recognition of his philanthropic activities in India. Former US Presidents Herbert Hoover, Dwight Eisenhower and James Earl Carter are among some of the prominent recipients of this annual award established in 1930 to recognize...
  • India condemning millions to stay poor: LN Mittal June 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Joining the likes of NR Narayana Murthy and Azim Premji to blame the Indian government for policy inaction, UK-based NRI billionaire Lakshmi N Mittal has said the country is potentially condemning millions to remain in poverty by not helping industrialisation. "Industrialisation is an important part of every major economy's...
  • Let politicos choose President nominee: Murthy May 7, 2012

    Hyderabad: Refusing to be drawn into the debate over presidential candidature, Infosys mentor NR Narayana Murthy on Monday said the decision of choosing the best candidate should be left to leaders of political parities. "There are leaders of various political parties who are very competent, who know the situation very well...
  • Make it easier for businesses to grow: Murthy February 27, 2012

    Bangalore: Ahead of the presentation of the Union budget, software icon NR Narayana Murthy on Monday urged the government to make it easier for businesses to grow and foreign direct investment, among others. On his wish-list for the budget, the Chairman Emeritus of software major Infosys, told reporters here that if...