Former Infosys executive Shashi Shekar Vempati appointed Prasar Bharati CEO

New Delhi: Former Infosys executive Shashi Shekar Vempati has been appointed the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Prasar Bharati.

Representational image.

Representational image.

The appointment, announced on Friday, was made on the recommendation of a three-member committee headed by Vice President M. Hamid Ansari.

The appointment is for five years from the date of assumption of office. Vempati is serving as a part time member of the Prasar Bharati Board since February 2016.

An alumnus of IIT Bombay, Vempati has over two decades of experience as a technocrat with specialization in areas of corporate management and digital media.

He worked in Infosys for more than a decade in North America.

He holds two patents in his name: Real Time Business Event Monitoring, Tracking and Execution Architecture and System and Method for Monitoring and Management of Inventory of Products and Assets in Real Time.

Updated Date: Jun 03, 2017 09:25 AM

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