Bangalore, January 18 2016: Rostow Ravanan will take over as the CEO and Managing Director of Mindtree from April. Krishnakumar Natarajan who steps down from that position, will be Executive Chairman, replacing Subroto Bagchi who will continue on the Board as a non-executive director
Ravanan, 44 is a member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Institute of Company Secretaries of India and alumni of Harvard Business School. . In April 2014, he stepped out of his role as Chief Financial Officer and took over as Head for Europe, Service Lines and Key Accounts. Rostow has won several industry recognitions in his previous role as CFO.
“I am very honored and humbled at being named to lead one of the most valuable and respected IT services companies. It will be my endeavor to build further on this legacy and take the organization to greater heights on the strength of a stellar leadership team, the expertise and dedication of Mindtree Minds and an amazing set of customer relationships”, said Rostow.
Says Krishnakumar Natarajan: “Mindtree is on a strong footing today to explore newer opportunities that take us to a different orbit in the years ahead. I would be focusing my energies towards making Mindtree a significant global player by the year 2020.”
Subroto Bagchi says,” "Together we have built one of India's most valuable companies. It has been a privilege to serve this great institution".