Names Kaushik Dutta and Sangeeta Talwar on its board
HCL Infosystems has appointed two new independent non-executive directors, Sangeeta Talwar and Kaushik Dutta on its board.
Kaushik Dutta is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of India with over 25 years of rich and varied experience. He retired from PricewaterhouseCoopers after spending over 22 years in the practice out of which 17 years have been as a partner. In PwC, he has been a member of the India Leadership Team of PwC, managed the India Advisory Board of PwC, national IFRS leader, Corporate Governance Practice leader, a partner with the Global Capital Markets Group of PwC International amongst other national and global roles.
Sangeeta Talwar is a well-known business leader with a remarkable career spanning over 30 years. She had set up businesses, built iconic brands and managed companies across diverse areas. She has served on the Board of Directors of Tata Tea Ltd., Tata Coffee Ltd., Eight O’clock Coffee (USA), Oriental Hotels and Mother Dairy Fruit & Vegetable Pvt. Ltd.
Sangeeta has won various accolades and distinctions over the years. She was acknowledged in Business Today’s 30 Most Powerful Women in Indian Business (2007, 2009 & 2010) and as The India Today Woman in the Corporate World in 2010.
Commenting on the appointments, Harsh Chitale, MD and CEO, HCL Infosystems Ltd., said, “We are very delighted that two outstanding leaders, Mrs. Talwar and Mr. Dutta have joined the HCL Infosystems board. The wealth of experience and the broad range of knowledge that both leaders possess will contribute immensely to the growth and profitability of our company. We eagerly look forward to work with the new board members.”