Infosys has announced that Omkar Goswami has retired from the board of directors as per the retirement policy of the Company’s Board of Directors. He joined the board in 2000 and has been associated with many other prestigious organizations.
Speaking about the retirement, K. V. Kamath, non-executive Chairman of the Board said, “Dr. Goswami has been a part of the Infosys journey for more than a decade and the company has benefitted from his rich experience as a professional economist. The Board is sincerely thankful to Dr. Goswami for his contribution to the company’s growth and wishes him the best for his future endeavors.”
On the other hand, talking about his journey, Omkar Goswami thanked the Board and said, “It has been a great honor and privilege to serve on the Board of Infosys. I joined the Board in November 2000, when the company’s annual revenues had just crossed the USD 200 million mark. I am demitting office at a time when revenues are exceeding USD 8 billion. Throughout the progress of this iconic company, some things have not changed: its commitment to transparency, to strong corporate values and to integrity. These are what make me proud of Infosys, and confident of its future.”
Goswami is the Founder and Chairman of Corporate & Economic Research Group (CERG) Advisory Private Limited. He has also been associated with committees of several organizations as well as of the government, including the CII Committee on Corporate Governance and the Vijay Kelkar Committee on Direct Tax Reforms. He has also served as a consultant to the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the Asian Development Bank and the Organization for Economic Co-operation Development.