August 21, 2017

Sikka’s Tata to Infosys and the perils of succession

Visiting Fellow Shankar Aiyar elucidates on corporate governance issues in Indian companies in wake of the Infosys succession crisis



" The saga has stirred public opinion raising the spectre of professionals being done in by the founder. It could be argued that the professionals were let down by those who chose them. Indeed, both Mistry and Sikka were praised for potential—Mistry’s choice was described by Tata as “far sighted”, and Sikka’s “illustrious track record” Murthy said made him an “ideal choice”. It could also be argued that founders/promoters saw reason for course correction "



Read the full piece in the New Indian Express here

Topic : Transitions / In : OP-EDS
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