Salil Parekh to take over as the MD, CEO of Information Technology (IT) major of Infosys EOD today. He was appointed for an amount of 5 years effective from Jan2, 2018. Notably, this is often third management modification in Infosys in last four years. Parekh is happening to be taking place of company’s interim CEO U B Pravin Rao who took the command post the resignation of Vishal Sikka. The announcement of Parekh’s appointment came in Dec last. Parekh had earlier worked as an executive at consultancy firm Capgemini. An announcement from Infosys has quantified that interim CEO Pravin Rao is going to be re-assigned as the Chief Operating Officer of the corporate.
Salil Satish Parekh has been Head of Cloud Infrastructure Services, Sogeti and Cloud Services and Head of Asia-Pacific, North America and the UK at Capgemini since October 22, 2016. He was conjointly serving because the Member of cluster Management Board at Capgemini.
Parekh has pursued Master of Engineering degrees in Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University, and a Bachelor of Technology degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
He had been connected with Capgemini Parekh for over 25 years currently. He joined the corporate within the year 1992. Parekh has conjointly been a partner with Ernst & Young, for seven years and ten months. Before serving the Deputy CEO of Capgemini, he did function as the CEO Application Services Strategic Business Unit (SBU) of Capgemini that features North America, UK, the Financial Services (FS) business unit globally, and native business units in Asian country and Australia.
Services Strategic Business Unit (SBU), headed by Parekh then, spans across twelve countries and has over 27,000 workers. Salil is additionally a member of the Group’s Operations Committee, and has conjointly been a part of giants within the money Services business like Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan Chase, and Merrill Lynch.
Parekh has conjointly worked in different sectors like Life Sciences– Johnson & Johnson, Retail — Marks & Spencer’s, and Producing/Manufacturing — Hewlett Packard, Lafarge, and Phillips. Considering the first media reports, Parekh’s appointment was engineered on the advice of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee that complete its international seek for a CEO & MD of Infosys on Saturday.