Tech giant Infosys on Thursday appointed Nilanjan Roy as its chief financial officer (CFO), the company said in a statement.
"The board of directors has appointed Nilanjan Roy as CFO of the company, effective March 1, 2019, it said.
Roy, who was the global chief financial officer of Bharti Airtel, will join the Bengaluru-headquartered company on March 1, 2019.
He will take over charge from Jayesh Sanghrajka, who was appointed as interim finance head in November, after the departure of M D Ranganath.
“We are delighted to announce that Nilanjan will join Infosys as our CFO. He comes to us with extensive and rich global experience. We would like to express our deep appreciation to Jayesh Sanghrajka for taking charge as interim CFO and thank him for ably executing this very important responsibility,” said Salil Parekh, CEO and MD, Infosys.
Nilanjan has been with Airtel for the last 13 years, prior to which he worked for 15 years with Unilever. He has done his Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) from the University of Delhi and is a Chartered Accountant.
Sanghrajka will resume his responsibilities as deputy CFO, effective March 1, 2019, the release added.