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Vandana Sikka quits as Chairperson of Infosys Foundation

Sikka posted the news about his resignation on his twitter handle after the Infosys had sent the official statement to the Stock Exchange Board of India(SEBI) informing about the same

Arnima Dwivedi

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Published on 30 Aug 2017 3:24 AM GMT

Vandana Sikka quits as Chairperson of Infosys Foundation in US
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Bengaluru: Vandana Sikka, wife of former Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka, resigned as Chairperson Infosys Foundation, USA, said the software major on Tuesday.

Sikka resigned as the company's CEO on August 18 and as its Executive Vice-Chairman on August 24 after joining three years ago in 2014.

"We thank Vandana Sikka, as she decides to move on from the organisation. We acknowledge her contribution in leading the Foundation's initiatives over the last two years and five months," said the company in a statement here.

Also read: Vishal Sikka explains reason behind resignation from Infosys

The Foundation's US arm will continue to focus on its mission to inspire children, young adults and educators to become creators of technology.

It could be recalled that Infosys Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD) Dr. Vishal Sikka had also resigned from his posts in the global software major with immediate effect on Friday.

UB Pravin Rao has been given the interim responsibility for both the posts and Sikka has now been appointed as executive vice-chairman, India’s second largest software services exporter said in a statement.

Sikka had just completed three years as the CEO of Infosys.

Sikka posted the news about his resignation on his twitter handle after the Infosys had sent the official statement to the Stock Exchange Board of India(SEBI) informing about the same.

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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