Who is T.V. Mohandas Pai?
Director and Head, Finacle, Admin, Human Resources, Infosys Leadership Institute and Education and Research, and Member of the Board
Mohandas Pai is Member of the Board and Director-Human Resources, Education and Research and Administration. He joined Infosys in 1994 and has served as a Member of the Board since May 2000. He served as the Chief Financial Officer from 1994 to 2006. In 2006, he voluntarily remitted the office of CFO to lead efforts in the areas of Human Resources and Education and Research.
As the CFO, Mohan played a strategic role in transforming Infosys into one of the world’s most respected and widely known software services companies. He formulated the country’s first publicly articulated financial policy for the company. He played a key role in branding the company among the investor community and enhancing transparency and disclosure levels. The Infosys Annual Report, under his supervision, has won the Best Presented Annual Accounts Award from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for 10 years in succession as well as from the South Asia Federation of Accountants in 2000.
Mohan was an integral part of the Infosys team that enabled the first listing of an India-registered company on NASDAQ and the first sponsored secondary offering of American Depositary Shares by an Indian company. He was voted ’CFO of the Year’ in 2001 by IMA India (formerly EIU India) and American Express. He won the ’Best CFO in India’ award from Finance Asia in 2002, and ’Best Chief Financial Officer in India’ in the Best Managed Companies poll conducted by AsiaMoney in 2004.
Mohan has been active in working with regulators to improve the business ecosystem. He was also a member of the Kelkar Committee, constituted by the Ministry of Finance, Government of India (GOI) for reforming direct taxes, the Non-Resident Taxation Committee, the High Powered Committee on e-Commerce and Taxation. He is currently a member of the SEBI Accounting Standards Sub-committee and the Empowered Committee for setting up the Tax Information Network of the GOI.
He also works with the union and state governments in the fields of education, Information Technology and business. Mohan is also a Trustee of the International Accounting Standards Committee Foundation, the body that oversees the International Accounting Standards Board. He is working with governments and decision-makers across India to improve the quality of education and availability of skilled manpower. He is also involved with the Akshaya Patra Foundation, a project that provides mid-day meals to over 950,000 children across India, which aims to reach out to one million children.
Mohan holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, Bangalore, and a bachelor’s degree in law (LLB) from Bangalore University. He is also a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA).
Source: Infosys Page