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Infosys appoints Inderpreet Sawhney as Group General Counsel

16-June-2017
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Infosys appoints Inderpreet Sawhney as Group General Counsel

Infosys has announced the appointment of Inderpreet Sawhney as Group General Counsel, effective July 3, 2017.

Sawhney joins Infosys from Wipro where she was the General Counsel. Prior to that, she served as Managing Partner of a midsized law firm in Silicon Valley and has also worked with ITC Limited as in-house counsel. She has a BA (Hons.) and LL.B degree from Delhi University and an LL.M from Queen's University, Kingston, Canada.

Infosys said that Gopi Krishnan Radhakrishnan, who was the acting General Counsel of Infosys, will be leaving the company later this month to pursue other opportunities.

Speaking on the appointment, Dr. Vishal Sikka, Chief Executive Officer, Infosys, said, “I am delighted to welcome Inderpreet Sawhney to Infosys.  Inderpreet has a strong and diverse, global experience over a career spanning 24+ years, and her expertise will be integral to the transformation journey we are on. I also wish Gopi, who has been our acting General Counsel over the past few months, the very best in his future endeavours and am very appreciative of his contributions to the company.”

Also, Karmesh Vaswani has been appointed as the Global Head – Retail, CPG & Logistics (RCL) and Nitesh Banga as the Global Head of Manufacturing, effective July 15, 2017. Vaswani and Banga are both career Infoscions who have held strategic portfolios across the organisation for nearly a decade.

Speaking on their appointment, Dr Sikka said, “I congratulate Karmesh and Nitesh on their appointments as the global leaders for two of our key strategic industry segments. I have worked closely with them over the last three years and have tremendous faith in their passion for client success and their ability to help clients see and achieve their digital aspirations. I am confident that our RCL & Manufacturing businesses will thrive under their leadership.”

Sandeep Dadlani, President and Head - MRCL, will be leaving the company. “Sandeep has played a key role in the success of Infosys over his career and in our transformation journey these past three years. We wish him the best in the journey ahead,” Dr. Sikka added.

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