Mr.Gopinathan has decided to step down from the company after a stint of over 22 years with the firm.
Mumbai:Mr.K Krithivasan as CEO Designate with immediate effect.Mr. Gopinathan will continue September 2023 to provide transition and support to his successor,” TCS said in a statement.I have thoroughly enjoyed my exciting 22-year tenure at TCS. It has been a pleasure working closely with Chandra, who has mentored me through this entire period. The last six years of leading this iconic organization have been most enriching and fulfilling, adding over $10Bn in incremental revenues and over $70Bn increase in market capitalization,” Gopinathan said in a statement.
The IT major informed that K Krithivasan, President and Global Head of the Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance (BFSI) Business Group at TCS, has been appointed as the CEO designate, effective March 16, 2023. Krithivasan joined TCS in 1989, the company said, adding that, during his long tenure, he has held various leadership roles in delivery, customer relationship management, large program management and sales. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Madras and a master’s degree in Industrial and Management Engineering from IIT Kanpur.
N Chandrasekaran, Chairman, TCS: I have had the pleasure of working with Rajesh (Gopinathan) for the past 25 years. During this period, Rajesh has always distinguished himself with exemplary performance in various roles, including his former role as the Chief Financial Officer. Over the last 6 years, Rajesh has providedstrong leadership as the MD & CEO and has laid the foundation for the next phase of TCS growth with significant investments in cloud, agile and automation to help clients accelerate their transformation. I am deeply appreciative of Rajesh’s enormous contribution to TCS.