Tata Consultancy Services, the largest IT services company in India, announced the appointment of Daniel Hughes Callahan as an Additional and Independent Director.
TCS Chairman N Chandrasekaran stated, “It gives me great pleasure to welcome Don Callahan to our Board. Don’s depth in the financial services industry and extensive experience in overseeing global technology and business operations will greatly benefit TCS.”
TCS in a statement said that Callahan, who was the Chief Administrative Officer and Head of Operations and Technology at Citigroup, has been appointed as an Additional and Independent Director for a period of five years with effect from January 10, 2019.
Callahan has also served as a member of Citi’s Operating Committee until November 2018 and has broad experience in driving strategic change across large global organisations, and dealing with multiple stakeholders in local and national governments and regulatory bodies, according to the TCS statement.
TCS also added that the appointment is based on the recommendations of the nomination and remuneration committee and is subject to the approval of shareholders.