After many speculations, Vishal Sikka resigns as Infosys CEO and MD. Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka resigned as there were many allegations on him and Infosys founder Narayana Murthy himself opposed Vishal Sikka as CEO. Earlier, Narayana Murthy claimed that Infosys directors told him that Vishal Sikka is not CEO material. Vishal Sikka new position in Infosys is Executive vice Chairman of Infosys.
Infosys Chief Operating Officer (COO) UB Pravin Rao has been appointed as temporary CEO. Vishal Sikka said “After much reflection, I’ve concluded that it’s indeed time for me to leave my current positions”. Vishal Sikka resigns as Infosys CEO on Friday morning. There was lot of pressure on Infosys CEo Vishal Sikka to resign.