Who is U B Pravin Rao? The interim MD and CEO of Infosys
Infosys COO U B Pravin Rao has been named as the Interim- MD and CEO of the firm. Pravin as has overall strategic and operational responsibility for the entire portfolio of the company's offerings. Earlier today, Vishal Sikka resigned as managing director and chief executive of the company with immediate effect.
He oversees the key functions of global sales, global delivery and business enabling functions. He drives and oversees the continuous renewal of key processes, systems and policies across the company in client relationship management, sales effectiveness, delivery excellence, quality, talent management and leadership development.
He has over 30 years of experience. Since joining Infosys in 1986, he has held a number of senior leadership roles including Head of Infrastructure Management Services, Delivery Head for Europe, and Head of Retail, Consumer Packaged Goods, Logistics and Life Sciences.
Pravin holds a degree in electrical engineering from Bangalore University, India. He is a member of the National Council of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Executive Council of Nasscom.
Pravin is also Chairperson of Infosys BPO. Pravin Rao took home a total package of nearly about Rs 6.4 crore at current rate, including bonuses, incentives and earnings from stock options. As of now, his base salary stood at $109,583; bonus and incentives made another $616,509.