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Infosys appoints Ravikumar S as Deputy COO

Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka said the appointment will provide "more bandwidth"

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

Ravikumar S, Infosys
Ravikumar S Photo courtesy: Infosys

Country's second biggest IT firm has elevated its President and Chief Delivery Officer, Ravikumar S, as the Deputy Chief Operating Officer.

He will report to COO U with immediate effect.

In addition to his current responsibility of heading the global delivery organisation, will oversee certain strategic business enabling functions and will be based in India.

CEO said the appointment will provide "more bandwidth".

"Ravi is just amazing, he is an extraordinary colleague. Just look at the scale at which we operate, it is massive. So, Pravin and I both need more bandwidth," he said.

Sikka added that changes will continue to happen even though "there is no particular grand plan".

Ravikumar also oversees operations in Japan. He is the Chairman of the Board of China and is also on the board of Public Services, Consulting Holding AG, Panaya (an company) and (an BPO company).

had elevated Jayesh Sanghrajka as Deputy CFO in 2015.

"Jayesh is the deputy CFO to Ranga (Ranganath Mavinakere) and so, Praveen now has a deputy. So this is how we are setting it up," he said.

When asked if Ravikumar's appointment as his deputy is an indication that he would be stepping down from his position, Rao quipped that he is in "no hurry to retire".

"...We had lot more senior bandwidth based out of India. And our business has continued to grow and become much more copmplex and we need more bandwidth here and so that's the primary reason (for the appointment)," Rao said.

Ravikumar, who joined in 2002, had started his career as a nuclear scientist at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre.

He has also worked with Sapient Corporation, Oracle Corporation, Cambridge Technology Partners and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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Infosys appoints Ravikumar S as Deputy COO

Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka said the appointment will provide "more bandwidth"

Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka said the appointment will provide "more bandwidth"
Country's second biggest IT firm has elevated its President and Chief Delivery Officer, Ravikumar S, as the Deputy Chief Operating Officer.

He will report to COO U with immediate effect.

In addition to his current responsibility of heading the global delivery organisation, will oversee certain strategic business enabling functions and will be based in India.

CEO said the appointment will provide "more bandwidth".

"Ravi is just amazing, he is an extraordinary colleague. Just look at the scale at which we operate, it is massive. So, Pravin and I both need more bandwidth," he said.

Sikka added that changes will continue to happen even though "there is no particular grand plan".

Ravikumar also oversees operations in Japan. He is the Chairman of the Board of China and is also on the board of Public Services, Consulting Holding AG, Panaya (an company) and (an BPO company).

had elevated Jayesh Sanghrajka as Deputy CFO in 2015.

"Jayesh is the deputy CFO to Ranga (Ranganath Mavinakere) and so, Praveen now has a deputy. So this is how we are setting it up," he said.

When asked if Ravikumar's appointment as his deputy is an indication that he would be stepping down from his position, Rao quipped that he is in "no hurry to retire".

"...We had lot more senior bandwidth based out of India. And our business has continued to grow and become much more copmplex and we need more bandwidth here and so that's the primary reason (for the appointment)," Rao said.

Ravikumar, who joined in 2002, had started his career as a nuclear scientist at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre.

He has also worked with Sapient Corporation, Oracle Corporation, Cambridge Technology Partners and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
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Infosys appoints Ravikumar S as Deputy COO

Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka said the appointment will provide "more bandwidth"

Country's second biggest IT firm has elevated its President and Chief Delivery Officer, Ravikumar S, as the Deputy Chief Operating Officer.

He will report to COO U with immediate effect.

In addition to his current responsibility of heading the global delivery organisation, will oversee certain strategic business enabling functions and will be based in India.

CEO said the appointment will provide "more bandwidth".

"Ravi is just amazing, he is an extraordinary colleague. Just look at the scale at which we operate, it is massive. So, Pravin and I both need more bandwidth," he said.

Sikka added that changes will continue to happen even though "there is no particular grand plan".

Ravikumar also oversees operations in Japan. He is the Chairman of the Board of China and is also on the board of Public Services, Consulting Holding AG, Panaya (an company) and (an BPO company).

had elevated Jayesh Sanghrajka as Deputy CFO in 2015.

"Jayesh is the deputy CFO to Ranga (Ranganath Mavinakere) and so, Praveen now has a deputy. So this is how we are setting it up," he said.

When asked if Ravikumar's appointment as his deputy is an indication that he would be stepping down from his position, Rao quipped that he is in "no hurry to retire".

"...We had lot more senior bandwidth based out of India. And our business has continued to grow and become much more copmplex and we need more bandwidth here and so that's the primary reason (for the appointment)," Rao said.

Ravikumar, who joined in 2002, had started his career as a nuclear scientist at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre.

He has also worked with Sapient Corporation, Oracle Corporation, Cambridge Technology Partners and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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