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Accenture's Rekha Menon takes the chair at NASSCOM

New Delhi, April 23 2021: The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM), has announced the appointment of Rekha M. Menon, Chairperson and Senior Managing Director at Accenture in India as its Chairperson for 2021-22.

Ms. Menon is the first woman to take on the role of Chairperson for NASSCOM in the association’s 30-year history. 

Rekha takes on the position from her previous role as Vice Chairperson, succeeding UB Pravin Rao, Chief Operating Officer, Infosys, who served as Chairman of NASSCOM for the year 2020-21.

(NASSCOM   has also announced the appointment of  Krishnan Ramanujan, President and Head of Business & Technology Services, Tata Consultancy Services as their Vice Chairperson for 2021-22.)

Says Rekha Menon: "I am honoured and humbled by this vote of confidence by the NASSCOM Executive Council at such a crucial time for our industry.  The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic continues to test the resilience of our more than 4 million people, even as it has created new opportunities for growth with technology emerging as the lifeline for societies and economies across the world. As we cautiously navigate the pandemic, I look forward to working with the NASSCOM Executive Council and its members to drive our industry’s long term growth by augmenting India’s position as the digital talent nation for the world, driving people first innovation, and working with the government to create a conducive policy environment needed for sustainable growth.” 

NASSCOM’s new Executive Council  has also been announcd The list  which has has 40% representation by women leaders can be viewed here. Debjani Ghosh continues as President, NASSCOM.