Bangalore: Infosys Technologies Ltd Saturday announced that its board of directors has appointed KV Kamath as an additional director to the Infosys Board, with effect from 2 May 2009.
The nominations committee of the Board had earlier recommended KV Kamath’s induction to the Board as an additional director.
Kamath will serve as an additional director till the annual general meeting (AGM) of the company, to be held on 20 June 2009, when his appointment as a non-executive director will be recommended for the approval of the members. With this induction, the Infosys Board will have 16 directors.
Welcoming Kamath to Infosys’ board of directors, NR Narayana Murthy, chairman and chief mentor, said, “Mr KV Kamath is an outstanding corporate leader. His success in creating a grand vision for ICICI Bank and implementing that vision is a rare example of excellent leadership that is at par with the best in the corporate world internationally. His contribution to the Infosys Board will be significant. I welcome him and look forward to working with him to make this company even more successful.”