Ex TCS Chief On Plans For “Subsequent Part Of Life” After Shock Resignation

Mr Gopinathan will proceed with the corporate until September 15, 2023.

New Delhi:

In a shock management change at India’s largest software program providers agency Tata Consultancy Providers (TCS), it introduced on Thursday that Rajesh Gopinathan, who has been the CEO and MD of the corporate for six years, is stepping down 4 years earlier than his tenure ends, to pursue different pursuits. 

“Mr Gopinathan will proceed with the corporate until fifteenth September 2023 to offer transition and help to his successor,” it stated.

“There is no higher time to go away than if you find yourself truly in a superb place. So far as advisory roles goes, as I simply talked about, my respect for advisors is exponentially rising. So I will see whether or not one thing comes out of that, however as of now no plans,” Rajesh Gopinathan stated in a press convention, together with his substitute by his facet.

Ok Krithivasan, the present world head of the BFSI (Banking, Monetary Providers, and Insurance coverage) enterprise, has been appointed because the CEO Designate of the Tata Group firm with impact from March 16 this yr.

“Krithivasan has been a part of the worldwide know-how sector for over 34 years, having joined Tata Consultancy Providers in 1989. Throughout his lengthy tenure at TCS, he has held varied management roles in supply, buyer relationship administration, giant program administration and gross sales,” a media launch from TCS stated.

In his six years as the highest boss of the tech large, Rajesh Gopinathan, who stated he “completely loved” his “thrilling 22-year tenure at TCS”, added over $10 billion in incremental revenues and over $70 billion improve in market capitalisation.

“I’ve been harbouring a couple of concepts on what I wish to do within the subsequent part of my life. After deep reflection and in dialogue with the Chairman and the Board, we determined that the top of this fiscal yr is an effective time for me to step apart and pursue these pursuits,” Mr Gopinath, who was re-appointed final yr as TCS’s CEO until February 20, 2027, stated.

TCS chairman N Chandrasekaran stated Rajesh Gopinath has “all the time distinguished himself with exemplary efficiency in varied roles, together with his former position because the Chief Monetary Officer,” including that he was “deeply appreciative of Rajesh’s huge contribution to TCS”.


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