Former Wipro CEO Paranjpe emerges as frontrunner to lead iGate
Former Wipro co-CEO Girish Paranjpe has emerged the frontrunner to lead technology services company iGate, which has been searching for a CEO after it fired Phaneesh Murthy in mid-May, Economic Times reported.
Paranjpe and one other backup candidate - Salil Parekh of Capgemini - have emerged the final contenders for the position in a search being undertaken by headhunter Russell Reynolds Associates. Several high-profile candidates, including Patni ex-CEO Jeya Kumar and Infosys director Ashok Vemuri, have apparently dropped out. iGate said recently that it hopes to have a new CEO by fall, which is end-August or early-September.
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