logo
Plus   Neg
Share
Email

Cognizant Appoints Vodafone Executive Brian Humphries As CEO

Cognizant (CTSH), a provider of information technology, consulting and business process services, announced that it has appointed Brian Humphries, currently the Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone Business, as its Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. Humphries' appointments will be effective April 1, 2019.

Following Humphries' appointment, Francisco D'Souza, who co-founded Cognizant and has served as CEO since 2007, will serve as full-time Executive Vice Chairman to facilitate the transition through June 30, 2019. Thereafter, he will remain on the Board as Vice Chairman.

Humphries joined Vodafone from Dell where he most recently held the position of President and Chief Operating Officer of its Infrastructure Solutions Group, based in Boston and Geneva. Previously, he was President of Dell's Global Enterprise Solutions, a group with approximately $15 billion in revenue, and before that he was Vice President and General Manager, EMEA Enterprise Solutions.

Before joining Dell, Humphries was with Hewlett-Packard where his roles included Senior Vice President, Emerging Markets; Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development; and Chief of Staff to the Chairman and Chief Executive. He also served as Chief Financial Officer of HP Services. The early part of his career was spent with Compaq and Digital Equipment Corporation

For comments and feedback contact: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Quick Facts

Editors Pick
Walmart Inc. (WMT) reported adjusted EPS of $1.41 for the fourth-quarter of fiscal 2019. On average, 27 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report profit per share of $1.33 for the quarter. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items. Net income attributable to Walmart... Anglo-Australian miner BHP, formerly known as BHP Billiton, reported Tuesday higher attributable profit in its first half, while revenues were flat. Underlying EBITDA margin was lower. Further, the company maintained its dividend. Looking ahead, the company said its productivity for the 2019 financial year is now expected to be broadly flat. Asia-focused lender HSBC Holdings Plc reported Tuesday higher profit in its fiscal 2018 reflecting revenue growth in all of global businesses, despite a challenging fourth quarter. Further, the company said it reported a good start to 2019, noting that Group revenue performance in January was ahead of plan for the month. In London, HSBC shares were losing around 4 percent in the morning trading.
Follow RTT