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Infosys appoints D. Sundaram as independent director

LiveMint logoLiveMint 01-07-2017 PTI

New Delhi: India’s second largest software services firm Infosys Saturday announced the appointment of D. Sundaram as an independent director with effect from 14 July.

The appointment is based on the recommendations of the nomination and remuneration committee of the board, Infosys said in a statement.

Sundaram is currently the vice-chairman and managing director of TVS Capital Funds Ltd. He joined Unilever Group in 1975 and has served in various leadership capacities in Unilever Group in a career spanning over 34 years. “He (Sundaram) brings extensive experience in the field of finance and strategy execution,” Infosys chairman R. Seshasayee said.

Other independent directors on Infosys board include Prof. John W. Etchemendy (Stanford University’s provost), Roopa Kudva (former MD and CEO, Crisil), Dr. Punita Kumar-Sinha (former senior MD of Blackstone) and Jeffrey Sean Lehman (vice-chancellor of NYU Shanghai).

Ravi Venkatesan (former Microsoft India Chairman), Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw (chairperson and MD of Biocon) and D.N. Prahlad (CEO of Surya Software Systems) are also on Infosys’ board as independent directors.

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