Tech Mahindra names Mohit Joshi as MD, CEO designate

CP Gurnani to retire on December 19, 2023.

March 11, 2023 12:05 pm | Updated 07:40 pm IST - Bengaluru

Mohit Joshi

Mohit Joshi | Photo Credit: By arrangement

The Board of Tech Mahindra, a provider of digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering services and solutions, on Saturday, said Mohit Joshi has been appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer designate of the company.

The new candidate would take over as MD and CEO of the company when C.P. Gurnani, who is currently CEO & Managing Director of Tech Mahindra, and also one of the longest-serving chief executive officers of the Indian IT sector, retires on December 19, 2023.

“He will take over as MD and CEO when C.P. Gurnani retires on December 19, 2023. He will join Tech Mahindra well before that date to allow for sufficient transition time,” Tech Mahindra said in a release.

Mr. Joshi would be joining Tech Mahindra from Infosys, where he was the President of the company. At Infosys, he was also Head of the Global Financial Services & Healthcare and Software businesses, which included Finacle (the banking platform) and the AI / Automation portfolio. Mr. Joshi also led Sales Operations and Transformation for Infosys and executive responsibility for all large deals across the company. He has over two decades of experience in the Enterprise technology software & consulting space, said a statement from Tech Mahindra.

Prior to joining Infosys in 2000, he worked with ABN AMRO and ANZ Grindlays in their Corporate and Investment bank. He lived and worked in Asia, America and Europe and currently lives with his wife and two daughters in London.

Meanwhile, Tech Mahindra said in a regulatory filing on Saturday that Mr. Joshi would be a Director on the Board of Directors of the company with effect from December 20, 2023. His appointment would be for a period of 5 years with effect from December 20, 2023, to December 19, 2028, it further said.  T. N. Manoharan, Chairperson of the Tech Mahindra NRC (nomination and renumeration committee) said, “Mohit’s experience with digital transformation, new technologies and large deals will complement Tech Mahindra’s strategies and continue to build on the strong growth momentum demonstrated by the company.”

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