Rekha Menon, 1st woman chairperson of NASSCOM


New Delhi, Apr 22 (UNI) Rekha M. Menon is the new chairperson of NASSCOM.

The Accenture India chairperson is the first woman in NASSCOM's 30-year history to take this position.

Menon, who was appointed on Thursday, succeeds UB Pravin Rao of Infosys.

"Honured to be elected as the new Chairperson of @nasscom. 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," said Menon in a tweet.

The apex IT organisation also announced the appointment of Krishnan Ramanujam, head of Business & Technology services, Tata Consultancy Services as their vice chairperson for 2021-22.

In a statement, NASSCOM said, "We are delighted to welcome Ms. @rekha_m_menon & Mr. @kramanuj as the Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson of the #NASSCOM Executive Council 2021-23.

"We look forward to witnessing the #tech industry reach newer heights with their guidance."