Cognizant announced on Thursday, January 12 that it had appointed former Infosys president Ravi Kumar as its new chief executive officer.

He will be succeeding CEO Brian Humphries, who will be departing from the company on March 15. “I am honored to join Cognizant, a company I have long admired for its dedicated client focus and its track record of innovation,” Kumar said in a statement.

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Cognizant’s multi-year underperformance led the Board to decide that a change in leadership was needed, analysts previously said. Kumar was previously announced as the President of Cognizant Americas, a role which will now go to 24-year Cognizant veteran Surya Gummadi.

Ravi Kumar net worth

According to Trend Lyne, Ravi Kumar has an estimated net worth of $8.5 million, as of December 31, 2022. Most of his earnings are in the form of corporate shareholdings.

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The total compensation of Kumar at Infosys Ltd was $1,400,000.

Ravi Kumar age

Ravi Kumar is 48 years old.

Ravi Kumar career 

Ravi Kumar served as president and deputy chief operating officer of Infosys Ltd since 2017. According to his bio on his former company’s website, he led “Infosys global delivery organization across all global industry segments, driving digital transformation services, application development and maintenance; independent validation services, engineering services, emerging technology solutions, business intelligence & analytics, cloud and infrastructure, and enterprise package applications service lines. In addition, he oversees Infosys Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and is on the board of Infosys BPO Ltd.”

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He left the company in October 2022. He joined Infosys as its co-president and chief delivery officer in 2016.

Ravi Kumar wife and family

No information is available on his wife or family.