MUMBAI, Feb. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading IT services, business solutions and outsourcing firm, today announced that Rajesh Gopinathan, who will take over as the Chief Executive Officer from N Chandrasekaran, has been appointed as the Managing Director on the board.
Aman Mehta, Independent Director on the Board of TCS said, "Yet again TCS has demonstrated the ability to grow its own wood. With the succession of young Rajesh, TCS looks to the future with renewed confidence."
Rajesh Gopinathan, CEO and MD, said: "I would like to thank the TCS Board and Chandra for the privilege and honor to lead this great organization. We are in a sweet spot as technology is becoming front and center in every industry. We will continue to invest ahead of the curve to develop capabilities, solutions and products to help our customers to transform their businesses for the digital age. Our biggest strength is our tremendous talent base and we will continue to engage and nurture them to create an agile and responsive organization."
Rajesh Gopinathan started his professional career with Tata Consultancy Services in 2001. He was appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Company in February 2013. He has played a key role in helping TCS become a $16.5 billion global company with over 371,000 employees.
TCS also announced COO N Ganapathy Subramaniam's appointment as the Executive Director on the board of TCS.
N Ganapathy Subramaniam, COO said: "I am delighted to have been given this opportunity by the TCS board. I look forward to working with Rajesh to build on the strong foundations laid by Chandra."
N Ganapathy Subramaniam (NGS as he is called) is currently the President of TCS Financial Solutions, a strategic business unit of TCS. He has been part of TCS and the Indian IT Industry for the past 34 years and has had opportunities to perform a variety of roles in delivering solutions to customers globally, especially in the Banking and Financial Services sector.
About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS)
Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that delivers real results to global business, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT, BPS, infrastructure, engineering and assurance services. This is delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model™, recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development. A part of the Tata group, India's largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 378,000 of the world's best-trained consultants in 45 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $16.5 billion for year ended March 31, 2016 and is listed on the BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) and the NSE (National Stock Exchange) in India. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com
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