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Mohit Joshi to take over as Tech Mahindra MD & CEO

DUBAI, March 11, 2023

Tech Mahindra, a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering services and solutions with a major presence in the Middle East region, has appointed Mohit Joshi as the MD & CEO designate of Tech Mahindra. 
Joshi will take over as MD & CEO when CP Gurnani retires on December 19, 2023. He joins Tech Mahindra from Infosys, where he was the President of the company. 
An industry veteran with over two decades of experience in the enterprise technology software and consulting space, Joshi has worked with the largest corporations in the world in driving digital transformation and building thriving businesses. 
Lauding the appointment, the Tech Mahindra board members said he will join the company well before December 19 to allow for sufficient transition time.
At Infosys, Joshi was head of the Global Financial Services & Healthcare and the Software businesses, which included Finacle (the banking platform) and the AI / Automation portfolio. 
He also led sales operations and transformation for Infosys and executive responsibility for all large deals across the company. He was also responsible for the company’s internal CIO function and the Infosys Knowledge Institute. 
Joshi has been a non-executive director at Aviva since 2020 and is a member of its Risk & Governance and Nomination committees.
In 2014, he joined the prestigious Young Global Leader programme at the World Economic Forum, Davos and is also a member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO).
Welcoming him into the fold, TN Manoharan, Chairperson of Tech Mahindra NRC, said: "Joshi’s appointment is the successful culmination of a rigorous selection process during which the NRC evaluated a number of internal and external candidates. His experience with digital transformation, new technologies and large deals will complement Tech Mahindra’s strategies and continue to build on the strong growth momentum demonstrated by the company."
Previously, Joshi also held the office of the Vice Chair of the Economic Growth Board of the CBI (Confederation of British Industry).
Prior to joining Infosys in 2000, he worked with ABN AMRO and ANZ Grindlays in their Corporate and Investment bank. He has lived and worked in Asia, America and Europe and currently lives with his wife and two daughters in London.
On his new role, Joshi said: "Tech Mahindra’s growth journey has been remarkable. I am delighted to be joining the Tech Mahindra family and look forward to working closely with all the associates, partners, and customers to achieve new milestones, make a positive difference and #Risetogether."
Tech Mahindra is part of the Mahindra Group, founded in 1945, one of the largest and most admired multinational federation of companies with 260,000 employees in over 100 countries. It has a strong presence in renewable energy, agriculture, logistics, hospitality and real estate.-TradeArabia News Service


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