The Board of Directors of Birlasoft Ltd, last week, has approved the appointment of Chandrasekar Thyagarajan as the Chief Financial Officer & Key Managerial Personnel of the Company, with effect from August 21, 2020.
Thyagarajan is a Chartered Accountant with 32 years of experience, including 18 years in CXO level positions, with global and Indian companies in a variety of areas including financial strategy and decision support, financial planning, budgeting and reporting, statutory and management accounting, costing of products and services, implementation of financial processes and procedures, integration of legal entities, businesses and support functions, business controls and financial risk management, financial restructuring, sourcing of funds (private equity and IPO), liaison with financial institutions, and investment banks, statutory compliance, procurement and vendor negotiation, real estate, site operations, and transport operations.
In addition, he is a finance specialist in the IT services space having spent 20 years in a leading US multinational IT firm and in prior jobs supporting the Infrastructure Services, BPO and KPO services, software development, Application Management Services, and IT Consulting Services businesses.
Thyagarajan replaces Rajeev Gupta who had stepped down from his position on January 3, 2020, and was relieved of his duties at the end of March. Interestingly, Rajeev Gupta joined L&T Technology Services Limited (LTTS)) last month as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer, replacing P Ramakrishnan, who will now assume a new role in the L&T Group.