Cognizant India Chairman Ramkumar Ramamoorthy resigns

Ramkumar Ramamoorthy, Chairman and Managing Director at Cognizant India resigns after 22 years in the company, CEO Brian Humphries told employees today.

In a major reshuffle, Cognizant also replaced the head of global delivery Pradeep Shilige and brought in former Accenture executive Andy Stafford as the new head of delivery

Ramamoorthy, who was elevated as the Chairman last year, is the latest among the series of top level exits Cognizant has seen in the last one year. A Cognizant spokesperson confirmed the development.

The Teaneck, New Jersey-headquartered IT services firm has over 200,000 employees in India.

Since taking over as CEO in 2019, Cognizant has seen hundreds of senior employees leave the company

“While you continue to deliver amazing work for our clients despite COVID-19, this pandemic has underscored our need to become a more global company. Globalizing Cognizant goes beyond our geographic revenue mix, the number of countries we operate in, the diversity of backgrounds and locations of our leadership teams, or how well known our brand is around the world. It also requires us to have a Global Delivery Network that is robust and resilient enough to ensure continuity of service for clients no matter what’s happening in the world,” wrote Humphries in an email to employees. (EOM).

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