Leo Puri steps down from Infosys board

Bangalore, Aug 14 (IANS) Independent director Leo Puri Wednesday stepped down from the board of Infosys following his appointment as UTI Asset Management managing director.

"Though Leo Puri's association with Infosys has been a short one, we will miss his knowledge and experience in the consulting and investment field," Infosys chairman N.R. Narayana Murthy said in a statement here.

Puri, a former senior advisor to McKinsey's Asia-Pacific financial institution practice, had joined the Infosys board Apr 11 this year.

Prior to joining the IT bellwether, Puri was managing director of the leading private equity firm Warburg Pincus & Co, responsible for investments in the sub-continent and financial institutions in Asian markets.


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