Rekha Menon, 1st woman chairperson of NASSCOM

22-04-2021

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."