Cognizant CEO Francisco D'Souza in GE Board

Tags: News
The Board of Directors of global conglomerate -- General Electric-- has inducted Francisco D'Souza, CEO of Nasdaq-listed Cognizant, into its board.

"Frank D'Souza brings great perspective as a leader and a pioneer in services and software. Our focus on helping customers achieve greater productivity through GE technologies make his views all the more valuable for our company", GE Chairman and CEO, Jeff Immelt said in a statement.

D'Souza's induction as an Independent Director, takes the strength of General Electric board to 19 members, 17 of whom are independent, it said.

"I am honoured to join the board of GE -- a company that has been an icon of innovation and management since it was founded", D'Souza said.

D'Souza is one of the founders of Cognizant and has been its CEO since 2007. He is also the Director, US-India Business Council, the statement added.

Post new comment

E-mail ID will not be published
CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.

EDITORIAL OF THE DAY

  • The sudden crisis in oil exporting economies offers India big opportunity

    The unprecedented 6.5 per cent single-day hike in Russian interest rates on Tuesday and the subsequent devaluation of the ruble from 60 to the dollar

FC NEWSLETTER

Stay informed on our latest news!

INTERVIEWS

GV Nageswara Rao

MD & CEO, IDBI Federal Life

Timothy Moe

Goldman Sachs

Chander Mohan Sethi

CMD, Reckitt Benckiser India

COLUMNIST

Roopen Roy

Why do we shoot, load and then aim?

There is a joke about what Indians would do in ...

Zehra Naqvi

When humanity died, bestiality prevailed

The terrorist attack that killed 132 children in Peshawar has ...

Dharmendra Khandal

Protecting jungle cats is vital

In what can only be called a cat night, we ...

INTERVIEWS

William D. Green

Chairman & CEO, Accenture