Amur S Lakshminarayanan (Lakshmi) has been appointed managing director and group chief executive officer – designate of Tata Communications.
Lakshmi brings over 35 years of leadership experience, included his role of president and CEO of TCS Japan.
As MD and CEO – designate, Lakshmi will advise Tata Communications’ Interim Management Committee. The Board will appoint Lakshmi as the MD and CEO upon receipt of the necessary regulatory approvals.
Tata Communications chairperson Renuka Ramnath said: “Lakshmi has forged an illustrious career leading some of the biggest businesses for TCS. During this time, he has also developed a deep understanding of the global technology market and enterprises’ growing digital demands.
“Tata Communications has proven to be a preferred partner for enterprises looking to make the most of the opportunities that the global digital transformation drive brings. Lakshmi’s experience, exposure to industry best practice, leadership style and focus on action will help accelerate Tata Communications to achieve greater heights.”
Lakshmi added: “I am truly excited to join another Tata company. Tata Communications’ leadership in India, strong international presence with its talent base, technology capabilities and global network reach puts it in a strong position to help customers with their digital transformation. I look forward to working with our customers and partners to harness the next phase of growth.”