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India's Infosys appoints outsider Salil S Parekh as CEO

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By Sankalp Phartiyal and Suvashree ChoudhuryMUMBAI (Reuters) - Infosys, India's No.2 IT services company, named Salil S Parekh as chief executive on Saturday, picking an outsider for the job a second time and handing him the twin challenges of reviving growth and making peace between its founders and board.Parekh, who will join from consultancy firm Capgemini where he is currently an executive, has been given a 5-year term effective Jan.2, an Infosys filing to exchanges showed. U.B. Pravin Rao who was serving as the interim CEO has been re-designated as chief operating officer from Jan. 2, ...

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First Published: Sat, December 02 2017. 16:22 IST