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TCS appoints two new independent directors

Mistry is the vice-chairman and CEO of Housing Development Finance Corporation and is on the board of Torrent Power Ltd.

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Last Updated: Dec 19, 2018, 11.30 PM IST|Original: Dec 19, 2018, 08.04 PM IST
In a regulatory filing, TCS said that the new independent directors have been appointed with immediate effect.
BENGALURU: Tata Consultancy Services has appointed Hanne Birgitte Breinbjerg Sorensen and Keki M Mistry as additional and independent directors on its board for a term of five years with effect from December 18, the IT company said on Wednesday.

“I'm delighted to welcome Hanne Sorensen and Keki Mistry to our board,” N Chandrasekaran, Chairman of the board of directors, TCS, said in statement.

“They are established corporate leaders in their respective fields and TCS will immensely benefit from their deep knowledge and rich experience in business and corporate governance.” TCS now has six independent directors on its ten-member board.

Sorensen has held various senior level executive positions within the AP Moller-Maersk A/S Group in Denmark. She is presently on the boards of Tata Motors, Jaguar Land Rover Automotive, Delhivery, Ferrovial, LafargeHolcim and Sulzer.

Mistry is vice chairman and chief executive officer at HDFC. The appointments are subject to shareholder approval.

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