(Indian Business Insight Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Infosys Technologies Ltd has appointed Vishal Sikka as the new Chief Executive Officer. The nomination committee had short-listed four candidates after meeting a number of people. Vishal Sikka will take over
from SD Shibulal on 1 Aug 2014. The board has appointed UB Pravin Rao as the Chief Operating Officer (COO). Executive Chairman, Narayan Murthy, and Executive Vice Chairman, Kris Gopalakrishnan will step down from the board on 14 Jun 2014. Narayana Murthy will continue as Chairman Emeritus.