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Tech Mahindra appoints former Infosys President Mohit Joshi as MD and CEO

The IT services company Tech Mahindra announced on Saturday that former Infosys President Mohit Joshi had been appointed as the company’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and key managerial personnel under the Companies Act of 2013, with effect from 20 December 2023 to 19 December 2028 (both days inclusive). After C P Gurnani retires on December 19 of this year, Mohit Joshi will take charge.

Mohit Joshi will replace Gurnani, one of the longest-serving chief executive officers of the Indian IT sector. “The Appointment of Mr. Mohit Joshi, as Managing Director (Designate) of the Company effective his date of joining the Company up to 19 December 2023,” according to a company statement.

“Mohit Joshi joins Tech Mahindra from Infosys, where he is currently the President. Mohit has over two decades of experience in the Enterprise technology software and consulting space and has worked with the largest corporations in the world in driving digital transformation and building thriving businesses,” the statement further said.

Mohit is the head of the Global Financial Services & Healthcare, and Software businesses at Infosys, which include the AI/Automation portfolio and Finacle (the banking platform). Along with overseeing Infosys’ sales operations and transformation, Mohit held executive responsibility for the organization’s major deals. Also, he is in charge of the Infosys Knowledge Institute and the Internal CIO function.

Since 2020, Mohit has served as a Non-Executive Director for Aviva Plc and is a member of the company’s Risk & Governance and Nomination committees.

In 2014, Mohit joined the prestigious Young Global Leader program at the World Economic Forum, Davos and was also a Young Presidents Organization (YPO) member. Previously, Mohit has also held the office of the Vice Chair of the Economic Growth Board of the CBI (Confederation of British Industry).

Mohit worked for ABN AMRO and ANZ Grindlays in their corporate and investment bank before he joined Infosys in 2000.

Mohit has lived and worked in Asia, America and Europe and lives with his wife and two daughters in London.

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