No plans to call Phaneesh Murthy back: Infosys
Facebook Twitter google+ RSS Feed

No plans to call Phaneesh Murthy back: Infosys

By SiliconIndia   |   Friday, 20 September 2002, 07:00 Hrs
Printer Print Email Email
BANGALORE: Infosys Technologies said Friday it did not plan to seek the return of its former global sales head and board member once a sexual harassment case he is defending is settled. The company was reacting to reports that suggested that it would ask Phaneesh Murthy back.

The company, India's No. 2 software exporter, said in a statement on behalf of chairman N R Narayana Murthy that he had made no statement indicating the return of Phaneesh Murthy

“Narayana Murthy categorically denied that he ever made a statement that Phaneesh Murthy would return to Infosys after the case with Reka Maximovitch comes to a conclusion," the statement said.

"The report is false," he said. US-based Phaneesh Murthy, who played a pivotal role in driving sales in Infosys' prime market, North America, resigned in July after Maximovitch, an ex-employee and a US citizen, filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the company and Phaneesh, who was her boss.

An attorney for Maximovitch said last month that Infosys and Maximovitch were in talks to settle the lawsuit.


Write your comment now
Submit Reset
SPOTLIGHT