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Who will replace Vishal Sikka? Infosys now faces a recruitment headache

In an unusual move, the board accepted Sikka's resignation but named him executive vice chairman

Reuters  |  Mumbai/Bengaluru 

The dramatic departure of Vishal Sikka as chief executive of Infosys, following a months-long public battle with the tech giant's founders, has left the company with another messy problem: how to find someone willing to replace him. With the boardroom row still simmering, the pressure will be on to do that fast. The company's last CEO hunt in 2014 was a major challenge. Sikka, the eventual choice who was plucked from a top job at SAP, was the first chief appointed from outside the group of founders. His brief was to turn around a faltering business. Three sources ...

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First Published: Sat, August 19 2017. 15:02 IST