Bangalore, April 28, 2014 : Infosys today announced that Ms. Ann Fudge, Independent Director who is scheduled to complete her term on the Infosys Board on June 14, 2014, has conveyed her intention not to seek re-appointment owing to her busy schedule.
Currently the Infosys Board has seven Independent Directors and six Executive Directors. The Infosys Board has also recently announced the appointment of Ms. Carol M. Browner, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress and Counselor to the Albright Stonebridge Group, as an Additional Director of the Company. Her appointment shall be effective on the date Ms. Browner receives her Director Identification Number from the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.
Said Ms. Fudge , "Due to increasing time commitments on other Boards, I have decided not to seek re-appointment on the Infosys Board. With the addition of new Board Members and a solid succession plan in place, I know the company is well-positioned for success."
Said Mr. N.R. Narayana Murthy , Executive Chairman, “I thank Ann for her seminal contribution to Infosys. The Board will miss Ann’s wisdom, insight and analysis. We wish her all the best for the future”.
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