Natarajan Chandrasekaran, the outgoing CEO of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), said that there was no better time for him to leave the company than now. Chandrasekaran, who has been at the helm of the IT major since 2009, will take over as the chairman of Tata Sons, the holding company of the salt-to-software Tata Group, on February 21.
In an interview with the Economic Times, Chandrasekaran said that he is proud of the success that TCS has achieved under his leadership and that he is confident the company will continue to thrive under its new leadership.
He said that he is leaving the company at a time when it is at its strongest and most successful. He said that the company has seen exceptional growth over the past 8 years and that the new leadership will be taking it to even greater heights.
Chandrasekaran also said that he has no plans to slow down and will continue to stay active in the industry. He said that he will continue to be involved in the IT industry and will focus on driving innovation and helping create new opportunities for the sector.