V Ramakrishnan appointed CFO of TCS

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MUMBAI, February 20, 2017: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading IT services, business solutions and outsourcing firm, today announced V Ramakrishnan has been appointed as the Chief Financial Officer. Mr Ramakrishnan takes over from Rajesh Gopinathan, who has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director of TCS.

“I am delighted to announce the appointment of V Ramakrishnan (“Ramki”) as the CFO of TCS with effect from February 21, 2017. Ramki has been a key member of the TCS Finance team for more than 17 years and has worked closely with me over the last 9 years. I am confident that under Ramki’s leadership TCS Finance will continue to extend its leadership position,” said Rajesh Gopinathan, CEO –Designate, TCS.

Ramki joined TCS Finance in 1999 and served as the Finance head of TCS North America for 7 years. Ramki closely partnered with business in the rapid growth of TCS’ operations in the region. Most recently he has been responsible for the financial controllership of TCS subsidiaries and branches globally and various merger & acquisitions integration initiatives.

“I am grateful to the TCS Board and humbled by the trust and confidence placed in me. As we pivot  to lead in a Digital world, the role of Finance becomes even more strategic and I look forward to working closely with Rajesh and the TCS team in our journey to sustain and enhance stakeholder value,” said V Ramakrishnan.

Ramki is a graduate in commerce from Loyola College Chennai. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and the Institute of Cost Accountants of India