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Why Did Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka Resign?

A "drumbeat of distractions" sent Sikka packing.

Infosys (INFY) - Get Infosys Limited Sponsored ADR Report CEO Vishal Sikka unexpectedly stepped down, blaming a "continuous drumbeat of distractions." In a blog post on Friday, Sikka said he can't act as CEO while defending himself against "baseless/malicious and increasingly personal attacks." Infosys's board is attributing those "baseless attacks to founder and former chairman Narayana Maurthy. Murthy has previously been cited as calling Sikka "CTO material" and not "CEO material."

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