Bangalore, January 4, 2013: Vanitha Narayanan’s announced appointment yesterday, as the India head ( Managing Director) of IBM ( see our story) appears to be in the tradition of global infotech companies in India, with women holding the top positions in this country.
Only three months ago, Kumud Srinivasan, a 25 year old veteran with the company took over as President, Intel India.
She was the second woman in a senior position in the India operations of the company: Debjani Ghosh, 18 years with the chip leader, has been Managing Director of Intel’s Sales and Marketing operations for South Asia since January 2012.
At Hewlett Packard India , Neelam Dhawan is Managing Director: she moved from Microsoft where she was MD of the Indian operations from 2005 to 2008.
At the India end of France-headquartered Capgemini, Aruna Jayanthi is CEO and leads operations with an employee base of around 40,000.