Cognizant Appoints Ravi Kumar S as Chief Executive Officer

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On 12th January 2023, Cognizant IT head has announced the appointment of former Infosys chairman Ravi Kumar S as CEO and board member, with immediate effect.

An Overview of the news

  • Ravi Kumar S has replaced Brian Humphries in both the roles. To facilitate a smooth transition, Brian Humphries will remain with the company as a Special Advisor until March 15, 2023.

  • Ravi Kumar S has worked in Infosys for 20 years. During this time he held various leadership roles, including serving as the Chairman from January 2016 to October 2022.

  • Ravi Kumar brings world-class expertise in consulting, process and technology transformation as well as building successful businesses.

  • The company also announced that Stephen J Rohleder, a member of the board of Cognizant with effect from March 2022, has been elected as the chairman of the board.

  • Former Chair Michael Patsalos-Fox will remain on the Board as an independent director. 

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