Cognizant, on Wednesday, announced that Sridhar Thiruvengadam would take on the role of Chief Operating Officer.

Mr. Sridhar, a Cognizant veteran, was previously the company’s Executive Vice-President, and was in charge of Cognizant’s global delivery network.

Gordon Coburn, who is currently the President of the company, had earlier handled the duties of COO.

Mr. Coburn’s earlier responsibilities have now been moved to Mr. Sridhar, which include ensuring that the company’s people functions and other core infra structure are solid and scalable.