Vineet Nayar (85BMD) has been appointed as the Vice Chairman of HCL Technologies. He will continue to be the CEO and whole-time Director of the company.
Commenting on his appointment, Shiv Nadar, Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer, HCL Tech said "Vineet’s dedication to the success of HCL Technologies has catapulted the company to a position of unparalleled market and thought leadership today. He has an exceptional vision for the company moving forward and I am confident that in this new additional role he will continue to take the company to new heights.”
Vineet joined HCL in 1985 after graduating from XLRI Jamshedpur. In 1993, he started his own company, Comnet, where he pioneered many innovative management practices like EFCS (Employee First Customer Second) which is now taught as a case study at Harvard Business School.