Progeon Limited, the Business Process Management Subsidiary of Infosys Technologies Limited, announced today that its Board
of Directors appointed Prof. Jayanth R. Varma, Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, as an Additional
Director of the Board of Directors of the Company with effect from Monday, October 07, 2002.
Prof. Varma will serve as an Additional Director of the Board till the next Annual General Meeting of the Company, when his
appointment as a non - executive director of the Board will be placed for the approval of the members in general meeting.
With the induction of Prof. Varma, Progeon has three members on the Board.
Welcoming Prof. Varma to the Board of Directors of Progeon, Mr. T. V. Mohandas Pai, Chairman, said "Prof. Varma brings
to the company, academic and practical excellence in the field of financial management and a rich board level experience
including a stint on the Board of SEBI. His presence in Progeon will add to the quality of governance and decision making".
Before joining the faculty at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad in 1988, Prof. Varma worked for three years as a
Senior Consultant with a leading firm of management consultants and chartered accountants. He has carried out extensive
research in the field of Indian capital markets and portfolio theory. He has co - authored three books (
Strategic Corporate Finance: Managing Under Economic Crises, Portfolio Management and The Great Indian Scam ) and
published several papers in Indian and international journals.
Prof. Varma was a whole time member on the Board of SEBI for a year. Prior to that, he was a part - time member on the Board
for three years. He has chaired several important committees appointed by SEBI and by the Government of India on issues
relating to the capital markets.
About Progeon Limited
Progeon Limited, a subsidiary of Infosys Technologies Limited, provides business process management services to Global 2000
companies. Leveraging the benefits of service delivery globalization, process redesign and technology, Progeon drives
efficiency and cost effectiveness into client's business processes. Progeon and Infosys work closely together to
provide a complete outsourcing solution to the client, addressing the client's technology as well as business process
outsourcing needs. For more information, visit