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  • Infosys to appoint Vishal Sikka as CEO, MD; Murthy to be designated as Chairman Emeritus June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The ITconglomerate Infosys will appoint Vishal Sikka as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director with effect from June 14. The decision was taken by the Infosys Board of Directors. He will take over as CEO and MD from SD Shibulal on August 1, 2014. Sikka was, until recently,...
  • Will support Nilekani if he fights elections, says CII Head S Gopalakrishnan December 12, 2013

    Infosys ViceChairman and CII President S Gopalakrishnan on Thursday said he will support Nandan Nilekani if his former colleague decides to fight elections. "Of course, if he stands for elections I will support him," Gopalakrishnan said when asked for comments on reports of Nilekani's political entry. Media reports recently spoke of...
  • K'taka: Siddaramaiah's socialist ideologies disappoint corporate world August 10, 2013

    Bangalore: Karnataka's industry groups are unhappy with the new Chief Minster Siddaramaiah as they feel that his socialist ideologies were getting in the way of corporate development. Nearly threemonth after taking over, he isn't exactly charming to the corporate world. He has not cleared a single major project so far...
  • 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 ranked leader for reducing carbon footprint April 29, 2013

    Bangalore: Indian IT bellwether Infosys became Environmental Tracking (ET) carbon ranking leader in 2013 for its greenhouse gas emissions and disclosure practices. "As part of the selection process, the Environmental Investment Organisation (EIO), a Londonbased climate change and finance thinktank, ranked Infosys among top five of the 300 large firms it...
  • S Gopalakrishnan elected as new President of CII April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: S Gopalakrishnan, cofounder and Executive CoChairman of Infosys, has been elected as the President of the industry body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the year 201314. He succeeds Adi Godrej, Chairman of the Godrej Group, CII said in a statement. A Padma Bhushan recipient, Gopalakrishnan was recently...
  • Infosys team to break Rajarhat deadlock, says Partha Chatterjee March 31, 2013

    Kolkata: In an apparent move to break the deadlock over its stalled project in West Bengal, IT major Infosys is sending a delegation to West Bengal to find a way to resolve the issue, Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee said on Saturday. The proposed project of the IT bellwether firm at Rajarhat...
  • Hiring activity in IT sector likely to be muted this year: Infosys March 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Hiring activity in the IT sector is likely to be muted this year, Infosys Co-founder and Executive Co-Chairman S Gopalakrishnan has said. "Hiring position seems to be muted this year because many companies still have deep bench (strength), in other words their utilisation rate is still low," he...
  • 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...
  • 'Infosys to hire 10,000 by March 2012' December 9, 2011

    Kolkata: IT major Infosys Technologies will start construction work on its first software development centre in West Bengal, at Rajarhat near Kolkata, in three to six months, a top company official said on Friday. "We have paid the money and got possession of the land. We hope to start construction work...
  • Infosys to counter visa fraud charge in US May 25, 2011

    Bangalore: India's global software major Infosys Technologies Ltd. is reviewing its procedures to counter the charge of misusing B1 business visas to the US, a senior company official said on Wednesday. "We are in the midst of internal review of procedures/processes to respond to a US court notice on business visas....
  • 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 nextgeneration global player in IT arena, Infosys Technologies on Saturday said it will be renamed as Infosys Ltd. CoChairmandesignate S Gopalakrishnan said that Infosys has a broad range of services all the way from consulting to...
  • Narayana Murthy's successor to be named today April 30, 2011

    Bangalore: The board of India's secondlargest 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....
  • Infosys lowers revenue projections for this fiscal July 10, 2009

    Bangalore: The meltdown has finally caught up with IT bellwether Infosys Technologies, forcing it to marginally lower its quarterly and annual revenue guidance for the first time even as it managed to stay afloat in the first quarter this fiscal. Infosys saw its revenues decline 2.9 per cent to Rs 5,472...
  • Infosys sees IT industry growing 15 per cent December 4, 2008

    New Delhi: Infosys Technologies Ltd CEO said he saw the technology sector growing 15 per cent in 2008/09, its chief executive said on Thursday. "Last year the IT industry grew more than 30 per cent, this year it is looking at somewhere in the region of 15 per cent. So...
  • Infosys fines CEO for breaking rule January 22, 2008

    Bangalore: Infosys Technologies Ltd has fined its chief executive for not reporting on time a change in his share ownership, the company said in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday. The audit committee of Infosys imposed a fine of 500,000 rupees on S Gopalakrishnan for...
  • Rising rupee makes IT sector see red June 15, 2007

    Bangalore:India's exportdriven IT services industry would see an erosion in margins due to the strengthening of the rupee, a top official of Infosys Technologies said on Friday. "Every one percentage point appreciation will have an impact of between 30 and 40 basis points on the margin," the NASDAQlisted firm's Chief Operating...