B.G. SrinivasPresident and Member of the Board
B.G. Srinivas (BG to his colleagues) heads a portfolio that includes – Financial Services, Insurance, Manufacturing, Engineering Services, Energy and Communications, Infosys Public Services, Strategic Global Sourcing, and Marketing and Alliances.
BG has played a central role in establishing and leading three growth engines, each of which now contributes over US$1 billion in revenue. He is known as a visionary and his approach to management is notable for significant expansion, having driven his units to develop innovative services that answer client demands.
BG has played a key role in the development of new business segments for Infosys at important inflection points in the industry. Joining Infosys in 1999, BG was pivotal in setting up the Enterprise Solutions unit, pioneering the global delivery model for high value-added services like consulting-led package implementation. This unit went on to become the company’s largest horizontal unit, contributing 21 percent of revenue.
In 2004, his responsibility expanded to focus on the key strategic requirement of diversifying beyond North America by leading the European business. He devised and implemented a growth strategy for a complex market that led to a revenue growth of 55 percent in four years.
In 2007, he was Head of the Manufacturing and Engineering units. The business grew to more than US$1 billion in 2011, helping the company expand into new segments like high-tech, automotive, and aerospace. During this time, BG propelled growth in product development and engineering services by inducting new leadership and harnessing synergies of integrated competencies across the organization.
In 2011, BG was appointed Global Head of Financial Services and Insurance business. He has been responsible for accelerating growth in this sector and increasing market share.
BG has been on the panel of judges for the European Business Awards (EBA) for three consecutive years. EBA recognizes European firms for innovation and business excellence. BG’s views on globalization, talent management, and sustainability have helped his peers identify him as a thought leader. He is a frequent speaker at academic institutions such as the London Business School, INSEAD, and Saïd Business School, Oxford.
Prior to joining Infosys, BG spent 14 years at ABB, where he held several leadership positions.
BG holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Bangalore University, India, and has participated in executive programs at Wharton Business School, US, and Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA), India.