The Board of Directors of Zensar Technologies Limited at its meeting held today, which commenced at 5:48 p.m. IST and concluded at 7:29 p.m. IST, unanimously approved the appointment of Mr. Pravin Udhyavara Bhadya Rao (DIN: 06782450) ('U. B. Pravin Rao') as an Additional Director in the capacity of Non-Executive, Independent Director, for a term of 5 (five) consecutive years effective from September 26, 2022 to September 25, 2027 (both days inclusive), subject to the approval of Members of the Company.
U. B. Pravin Rao served as the Chief Operating Officer of Infosys Ltd and a Whole-time Director of the Board of Infosys Ltd from 2014 to 2021. Pravin began his career as Software Engineer Trainee in Aug 1986 and superannuated in Dec 2021.
Pravin has over 35 years of industry experience. He has held a number of senior leadership roles at Infosys including Interim Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure Management Services, Delivery Head for Europe, and Head of Retail, Consumer Packaged Goods, Logistics and Life Sciences.
As the Chief Operating Officer, U. B. Pravin Rao had overall strategic and operational responsibility for the entire portfolio of the Company's offerings. He oversaw the key functions of global delivery, HR and business enablement. Pravin was the Chairperson of Infosys BPM, a subsidiary of the company, from October 2014 to July 2017. As a member of the Board of Infosys Ltd, he was a member of the Stakeholder Relationship Committee and the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of the Board.
Pravin holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Bangalore University, India. He was a member of the National Council of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) from 2015 thru 2021. He also serves on the Executive Council of National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) since 2015 and was the Chairman of NASSCOM in FY21. He currently serves on the boards of Axis Finance Limited and Indegene Pvt. Ltd. as an Independent Director.