Tata Consultancy Services, the nation’s largest software program exporter, on Thursday introduced that its present CEO and MD Rajesh Gopinathan has resigned and will probably be changed by K Krithivasan. Gopinathan will step down from the position on September 15 and Krithivasan will take over within the subsequent monetary 12 months, TCS mentioned.
“The Board has nominated K Krithivasan as the CEO-Designate with impact from sixteenth March 2023. Krithivasan will undergo a transition with Rajesh Gopinathan and will probably be appointed as the Managing Director & CEO within the subsequent monetary 12 months,” the IT big mentioned in a press release.
Who is K Krithivasan?
Krithivasan is presently President and Global Head of the Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance Business Group at TCS. He has been a part of the worldwide expertise sector for over 34 years, having joined the group in 1989. During his lengthy tenure at TCS, he has held numerous management roles in supply, buyer relationship administration, massive program administration, and gross sales.
Krithivasan is additionally a member of the Board of Directors of TCS Iberoamerica, TCS Ireland, and the supervisory board of TCS Technology Solutions AG. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Madras and a Master’s Degree in Industrial and Management Engineering from IIT Kanpur.
N Chandrasekaran on Gopinathan’s exit
Speaking on Gopinathan’s exit, Tata Sons boss and TCS Chairman N Chandrasekaran mentioned: “I’ve had the pleasure of working with Rajesh for the previous 25 years. During this era, Rajesh has at all times distinguished himself with exemplary efficiency in numerous roles, together with his former position as the Chief Financial Officer.”
Over the final 6 years, Chandrasekaran mentioned, Rajesh has offered sturdy management as the MD and CEO and has laid the muse for the subsequent part of TCS’ progress with important investments in cloud, agile and automation to assist purchasers speed up their transformation. “I’m deeply appreciative of Rajesh’s monumental contribution to TCS. I want him the perfect for the longer term,” he added.