Mr. Claude Smadja to retire from the Infosys Board of Directors
Bangalore, India – August 30, 2010: Infosys Technologies Limited (NASDAQ: INFY) today
announced that, in accordance with the retirement policy for the Company’s Board of Directors
(Board), Mr. Claude Smadja, Independent Director, will retire from the Board effective August 30,
2010. Mr. Claude Smadja joined the Infosys Board in October 2001.
Thanking Mr. Claude Smadja for his services and contributions to the company, Mr. N. R. Narayana
Murthy, Chairman of the Board and Chief Mentor said, “We will miss his wonderful
contributions. His vast knowledge of macroeconomics, corporate governance, his simple
demeanor and courtesy had made Mr. Claude Smadja a heavy weight in Board discussions and a
favorite among the Board members. We wish him the best in all his future endeavors.”
Mr. Claude Smadja thanked the Board and said, “Looking back at these nine years, I feel that it has
been a privilege to serve on the Board in whatever way I could, and to be part of a fast growing and
dynamic enterprise. I am convinced that Infosys has all it takes to continue to go from strength to
strength in an increasingly complex global environment and to achieve all the successes that its
enormous potential warrants”.
Mr. Claude Smadja is the President of Smadja & Associates Inc., a strategic advisory firm he
founded in 2001. From January 1996 to June 2001, he was the Managing Director of the World
Economic Forum, with overall responsibility for the Davos annual meeting and the forum’s activities
in Asia. Prior to that, Mr. Claude Smadja served as the Director of the News and Current Affairs
Department of the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation. Mr. Smadja received a B.A. in Political
Science from the University of Lausanne.
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