Mohandas Pai caused extreme anguish to Narayana Murthy with his anti-founder remarks
Friday, 20th May 2011
Following allegations by a senior colleague about co-founders calling the shots when it comes to a significant decision, Infosys chairman and chief mentor N. R. Narayana Murthy has expressed his anguish.
T V Mohandas PaiIn his farewell letter to shareholders published in the company�s annual report for 2010-11, Murthy penned down the painful moments he experienced when he was accused of violating the company�s high-standards of business ethics.
�Accepting the resignation of a senior colleague and dealing with the instance where our code of ethics was jeopardised were tests of adherence to our values. Deliberating all alone on the resignation offer a co-founder is not something I would wish even upon my enemy. Being accused of violating our own high standards of business ethics recently made me lose several nights of sleep," Murthy said. The Infosys co-founder who is set to bid adieu to the company on August 20, after over three decades of service to the company.
Publication : Business Standard
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