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Buzz around expat CEOs again after Vishal Sikka's exit

Retail is one of the sectors to have had many expats as top executives

Nivedita Mookerji  |  New Delhi 

Expat chief executives, from Vivek Paul of Wipro to Rakesh Sarna of Indian Hotels and Bharti Retail’s Andrew Levermore to Reliance Retail’s Gwyn Sundhagul, have often been associated with sudden exits from companies in India. It could be anything from a cultural mismatch to un-met business targets. Vishal Sikka’s resignation as Infosys CEO and MD last week has again got the industry talking about why expats at the top of Indian businesses have not been really a success story while home-grown executives are at the helm of many multinationals across the ...

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First Published: Thu, August 24 2017. 01:23 IST