Infosys has announced the appointment of Roopa Kudva, as an Independent Member of its Board of Directors. She is the managing director and CEO for CRISIL. Under her guidance CRISIL pioneered the rating of mid-sized and small Indian companies, launched a unique Financial Inclusion Index for India, set up research centers in Argentina, China, and Poland for global clients, and made an entry into proprietary research outside India by acquiring UK-based Coalition Development Ltd.
She also features in the list of most powerful women in business compiled by prominent publications, including Fortune and Business Today. Along with this, she has also won many 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.
She is also associated organisations like SEBI, RBI, and NASSCOM and is also a regular speaker at various global conferences and seminars by multilateral agencies, market participants, and leading academic institutions.