K Krithivasan appointed CEO Designate of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

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Kriti Krithivasan has been appointed as the CEO of the country's largest IT services firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) after the current CEO and MD Rajesh Gopinathan stepped down on March 16.

An overview of the news

  • Prior to this, Krithivasan was the global head and president of TCS's banking, financial services and insurance businesses.

  • His responsibility is to create a growth strategy for the company, improve financial performance, customer mindshare and strengthen the company's position in the market.

  • He has helped the company's key clients drive digital transformation, change management cycles, drive cost optimization and establish IT program governance.

  • K Krithivasan joined TCS in 1989. He has held various positions in the company in delivery, sales and various top management positions in his career.

  • He holds a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from theUniversity of Madras and a master's degree in Industrial and Management Engineering from IIT Kanpur.

  • Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS), a subsidiary of Tata Sons Pvt Ltd, is a provider of information technology (IT) services. 

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