New Delhi, December 11, 2014: IT Services and Solutions Company HCL Infosystems, has appointed Premkumar, Executive Vice Chairman as the new Managing Director of the company, effective January 1, 2015.
Harsh Chitale who decided to take a role outside the company and has relinquished his role as the Managing Director and CEO, says: “I have really liked the challenge for the last four years in leading HCL Infosystems through a difficult business environment. It has been a privilege to lead the company through its restructuring and transformation journey where business model changes were completed. I wish Prem the very best in taking the company forward on its onward growth journey.”
Adds Premkumar: “I would like to thank Harsh for commendably leading the company over the last few years. We will certainly miss his stewardship. Over the last few years, the organization has been in a state of continuous change. In these truly difficult times, not helped further by the changing dynamics of our Industry and tough market conditions, Harsh has lead the company with strength and resolve that has come from his phenomenal intellect and passion. I would also like to wish him the very best for his future endeavors.”
Prior to returning to HCL, Premkumar was the Group CEO of Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd. Prior to this, he had held important leadership positions at HCL where he was one of the key business leaders of the Group. During his long association of more than 25 years at HCL he held leadership positions in HCL Limited, HCL Frontline and HCL Technologies.