Chennai, NFAPost: Cognizant India Chairman and Managing Director Ramkumar Ramamoorthy has resigned from his role, after 22 years in the IT company.
In his Linkedin post, Ramamoorthy said, “For more than 22 years, Cognizant was the world to me. All of you made that world so beautiful that I was eternally in awe of it. I cannot thank you enough for that. In the past few months, I felt a strong desire to double down on my abiding passion (also my first calling!)—education, skilling and mentoring entrepreneurs. I am all set to explore that world again from July 17.”
He added, “I am sure that our paths will cross in this new world. Until then, wishing you the very best.”
Ramamoorthy has nutured and also incubated several portfolios at Cognizant.
Cognizant CEO Brian Humphries in a note to employees said, “Ramkumar has decided to retire from Cognizant, effective July 17, 2020. We are particularly grateful for Ramkumar’s leadership role during the pandemic, where he ensured associate health and safety and effectuated the transition to work from home.”
He also mentioned that Cognizant’s current head of global delivery Pradeep Shilige will transition out of the company to spend more time with his family and pursue his next challenge.
Meanwhile, the IT major also said that it will announce results for the second quarter of 2020 on July 29, 2020, after market close.