Infosys appoints, D Sundaram, TVS Capital Funds’ MD as independent director
D Sundaram is currently the vice-chairman and MD of TVS Capital Funds Ltd.business Updated: Jul 03, 2017 13:02 IST
Country’s second largest software services firm Infosys on Saturday announced the appointment of D Sundaram as an independent director with effect from July 14.
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 MD 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 DN Prahlad (CEO of Surya Software Systems) are also on Infosys’ Board as independent directors.