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TCS Appoints Hiromichi Kakihara as President & CEO of TCS Japan


Kakihara will Take Over from Amur S Lakshminarayanan to Head Tata Consultancy Services’ Joint Venture with Mitsubishi Corporation

TOKYO, July 31, 2019: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE:532540, NSE:TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has appointed Hiromichi Kakihara as the President and Chief Executive Officer of TCS Japan, the firm’s joint venture with Mitsubishi Corporation, taking over from Amur S Lakshminarayanan (Lakshmi) at the end of September 2019.

As a founding member and Executive Vice President of TCS Japan, Mr Kakihara has contributed to the company’s growth in the Japanese market. He has been working in the IT and consulting sector for two decades and has a wealth of experience servicing customers globally.

Lakshmi has held various leadership positions during his 35 years at TCS, and was the inaugural president and CEO of the joint venture set up in 2014. Under his stewardship, TCS Japan has significantly enhanced its footprint, and emerged as one of the fastest growing IT services firms in its class in Japan. Lakshmi will now be moving to another role within the Tata Group.

TCS Japan completed five successful years in July this year. Leveraging a unique model that combines deep domain knowledge, technology expertise, and strong global and local execution, the firm has achieved double-digit revenue growth in constant currency terms in each of the last two years.

About Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that has been partnering with many of the world’s largest businesses in their transformation journeys for the last fifty years. TCS offers a consulting-led, cognitive powered, integrated portfolio of business, technology and engineering services and solutions. This is delivered through its unique Location Independent Agile delivery model, recognized as a benchmark of excellence in software development.

A part of the Tata group, India's largest multinational business group, TCS has over 436,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $20.9 billion in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019, and is listed on the BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) and the NSE (National Stock Exchange) in India. TCS' proactive stance on climate change and award winning work with communities across the world have earned it a place in leading sustainability indices such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), MSCI Global Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Emerging Index. For more information, visit us at

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