Krishnakumar Natarajan takes over as Aztecsoft Chairman & MD; Samir Bodas inducted on the Board.
MindTree Limited, a global IT and R&D Services Company, announced that it has completed the open offer to acquire equity stake in Aztecsoft Limited. MindTree now holds 79.9% equity stake in Aztecsoft. Consequently, Aztecsoft has become a subsidiary of MindTree Limited.
In a meeting of the Board of Directors of Aztecsoft, held on July 29, 2008, MindTree Chief Executive Officer Krishnakumar Natarajan took over as the Chairman & Managing Director of the company. Aztecsoft CEO Samir Bodas has been inducted on the Board of Directors. Mr Sunil Gulati, Mr S.R. Gopalan and Mr A.V. Sridhar will continue to serve on the Board as independent directors.
“Having successfully completed the open offer to acquire Aztecsoft shares, we will soon commence the process of merging Aztecsoft into MindTree, subject to regulatory and shareholder approvals,” said MindTree Chairman & Managing Director Ashok Soota. “We are pleased with the synergies between Aztecsoft and MindTree. It is turning out to be a win-win relationship for our customers, our people and other stakeholders.”
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