Intel appoints Kumud Srinivasan as president, India operations

15 Oct, 2012

Semiconductor chipmaker Intel has appointed Kumud Srinivasan as president, India operations. She succeeds Praveen Vishakantaiah, who is relocating to the US as the general manager of client solutions and technology group in the PC Client Group for Intel.

Srinivasan has been with the company for over 25 years and has held several business and information systems positions within Intel's manufacturing and information technology organisations. In her previous role, she was the vice-president and general manager (IT) for Silicon Software and Services and also led Intel's internal full-service consulting practice. She holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from Calcutta University and a master's degree in Information and Library Studies from Syracuse University.

"Today, Intel India is a major design site for Intel and is one of the fastest-growing emerging markets powering the company's growth. I am excited that my new job is taking me back to my cultural roots," commented Srinivasan on her new role.

"I have seen Intel India grow and contribute significantly to Intel's success worldwide. We are fortunate to have a strong and stable leadership team for growing this market and I am confident that under Kumud's leadership, Intel will continue to connect more Indians to opportunities through technology," said Vishakantaiah who had led Intel's India operations for the past five years. With over 3,500 people, India is Intel's largest non-manufacturing site outside the US.

(Edited by Sanghamitra Mandal)