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Infosys appoints CRISIL CEO as independent director

Infosys has appointed Roopa Kudva, CEO of ratings and analytics company CRISIL, as an Independent Member of its Board of Directors.

Kudva has “led CRISIL’s evolution from India’s leading credit rating agency to a diversified analytical company with clients ranging from the largest investment banks of the world to tens of thousands of small firms spread across India.”

CRISIL, which was earlier a standalone entity, was acquired by Standard & Poor’s.

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Earlier, Kudva led CRISIL’s ratings business, and also led CRISIL’s foray into global research and analytics.

“She regularly features in lists of the most powerful women in business compiled by prominent publications, including Fortune and Business Today. Ms. Kudva is a recipient of several prestigious awards including the ‘Outstanding Woman Business Leader of The Year’ at CNBC TV18’s ‘India Business Leader Awards 2012’, India Today ‘Corporate Woman Award 2014’ and Indian Merchants’ Chamber Ladies’ Wing’s ‘Woman of the Year’ award 2013-14,” Infosys said.

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