Two Directors Join Tata Consultancy Service Board
Tata Consultancy Services has appointed Vijay Kelkar and Ishaat Hussain to the board. The total board strength of the company increases to twelve directors which include six independent directors, including Kelkar, the most recent addition.
Kelkar holds a doctorate in development economics from the University of California at Berkeley and worked in the Government of India in key posts, including as advisor to the minister of finance; finance secretary; secretary of ministry of petroleum and natural gas; and most recently as chairman, finance commission. He also served on several government task forces including as chairman of Implementation of the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act.
Hussain joined the board of Tata Sons as an executive director in 1999, prior to which, he served as executive director, finance at Tata Steel for almost 10 years. He is also the chairman of Voltas and Tata Sky and serves on the boards of several Tata group enterprises.