Top changes in Infosys board, Ravi Venkatesan in, Mohandas Pai, K Dinesh out
Friday, 15th April 2011
Infosys announced sweeping changes to its top management.
(i) Appointment of Mr. Ravi Venkatesan
At its meeting held on April 15, 2011, the Board of Directors appointed Mr. Ravi Venkatesan as an Additional Director of the company with immediate effect. He will hold
office up to the date of the Annual General Meeting, when his appointment as a Director will be placed for the approval of the shareholders
(ii). Retirement of Mr. K. Dinesh
Mr. K. Dinesh, Member of the Board and Co-Founder of the Company, will retire by rotation at the Annual General Meeting of the Company to be held on June 11, 2011.
Mr. K. Dinesh has expressed his intention not to seek re-appointment.
The Members of the Board placed on record their deep sense of appreciation for the services rendered by Mr. K. Dinesh during his tenure as the Member of the Board
and Head of Quality, Information Systems and the Communication Design Group.
Mr. N R Narayana Murthy, Chairman and Chief Mentor said, �Mr. K. Dinesh has been one of the co-founders of the company. The company has turned to him
whenever there were any complex projects to be undertaken. He has handled each of his responsibilities with extraordinary diligence, quality and professionalism. We
wish him best of luck in his future endeavors�.
(iii). Resignation of Mr. T. V. Mohandas Pai
T. V. Mohandas Pai, has decided to relinquish the position of Member of the Board and has requested the Board to relieve him of the responsibilities after the
company�s annual general meeting on June 11, 2011. The Board of Directors considered and accepted the resignation of Mr. T. V. Mohandas Pai. The resignation is effective June 11, 2011, post the company�s annual general meeting.
The Members of the Board placed on record their deep sense of appreciation for the services rendered by Mr. T. V. Mohandas Pai during his tenure as the Member of
the Board, Chief Financial Officer of the Company and then as the Director in-charge of the Human Resources Department.
Mr. N R Narayana Murthy, Chairman and Chief Mentor said �Mohan has been an early adopter and a keen anchor builder of Infosys. It is difficult to imagine Infosys
without Mohan�s passion, commitment, joie-de-vivre and intellect. We all know that he is taking this painful decision, since he has much bigger projects in the horizon -
nation building. The Board and every Infoscion thank Mr. Mohandas Pai for his wonderful contribution and wish him great success in his future endeavors��.
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