Satyam expected to decide tying funds, hiring CEO tomorrow

Satyam expected to decide tying funds, hiring CEO tomorrow
PTI
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First Published: Thu, Jan 22 2009. 07 55 PM IST
Updated: Thu, Jan 22 2009. 07 55 PM IST
Hyderabad: The board of beleaguered Sataym Computer met on Thursday for the third time since last week to discuss ways and means to raise funds for the company and to recruit a CEO and a CFO to run the firm.
“There is no decision yet on CEO and CFO, but the board has discussed the applications received by it for these two posts. Arrangement of funds for the running of the company also dominated the discussion,” sources in the know said.
When contacted, the company spokesperson said since there is another deliberation tomorrow, some output over the discussions are expected when the meeting finally ends.
Board member Deepak Parekh had on Wednesday said that the board had received 40 applications for the post of CEO.
On funds, Parekh had earlier said that the company could consider mortgaging assets like real estate to raise cash from banks.
Tarun Das, another government appointed director of Satyam, had said on 20 January that the board would discuss issues including legal matters and whether it needs to ask the government to stand as a guarantor for raising loans.
The meeting would deliberate on class action lawsuits filed against the company in the US.
The six-member board, appointed by the government to run the firm after a shocking Rs7,800 crore fraud disclosure by founder Ramalinga Raju on 7 January, last met on 17 January.
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First Published: Thu, Jan 22 2009. 07 55 PM IST
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