Okay Krithivasan is the newly appointed chief govt officer (CEO) of Tata Consultancy Companies (TCS). The board has nominated the corporate veteran Krithivasan after Rajesh Gopinathan, the prevailing MD and CEO, resigned on Thursday. Gopinathan has served for 22 years in numerous roles.
Krithivasan, the CEO-designate is the worldwide head of banking, monetary providers, and insurance coverage enterprise at TCS. He’s primarily based out of Chennai, has been a part of the worldwide know-how sector for over 34 years.
Krithivasan joined TCS in 1989. Throughout his lengthy tenure on the firm, he has held management roles in supply, buyer relationship administration, massive programme administration, and gross sales. “The Board has nominated Okay Krithivasan because the CEO Designate, with impact from sixteenth March 2023. Krithivasan will undergo a transition with Rajesh Gopinathan and might be appointed because the Managing Director and CEO within the subsequent monetary 12 months,” the assertion mentioned.
His profile on TCS web site mentions that within the function, he was liable for planning and executing development methods, bettering monetary efficiency, and rising buyer mindshare and market positioning.
In response to the corporate, he has assisted key purchasers with digital transformation, change administration cycle acceleration, reaching worth past value optimisation, and establishing IT programme governance. He’s a member of the board of administrators of TCS Iberoamerica and TCS Eire, and the supervisory board of TCS Expertise Options AG.
He has a bachelor’s of mechanical engineering diploma from the College of Madras and a grasp’s of business and administration engineering diploma from IIT Kanpur.
The present CEO Gopinathan was elevated to the function of CEO in February 2017 after serving because the chief monetary officer since 2013. In 2022, he was re-appointed as MD and CEO for 5 extra years.
Gopinathan has performed a key function in making TCS the accomplice of selection for Fortune 500 corporations embarking on their development and transformation journeys. He has been instrumental in serving to TCS change into a $25.7 billion international firm on the finish of FY22 and the most important non-public sector employer with over 613,000 associates.