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Infosys names outsider Parekh as chief executive: statement

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(Reuters) - Infosys, India's No.2 IT services company, said on Saturday it had named Salil S Parekh, an executive at consultancy firm Capgemini, as its next chief executive officer and managing director.

Parekh has been appointed for a five-year term effective Jan. 2, according to an filing to exchanges.

interim Pravin Rao will be re-designated as the chief operating officer of the company from Jan. 2, the statement added.

(Reporting by Suvashree Dey Choudhury and Sankalp Phartiyal; Editing by Rafael Nam)

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First Published: Sat, December 02 2017. 15:56 IST