Malcolm Frank, President, Digital Business and Technology at Cognizant executive, plans to retire on September 1, announced in a LinkedIn post. Frank has been working with the global technology services provider for the last 16 years, and he termed it as ‘the ride of a lifetime. ‘
“I have loved the company and its people. Over the last 16 years, we have grown the organization 20 times to a 17 BB USD+run rate and over 3 lakh associates. It was a ride of a lifetime for me, and I feel honoured to be part of it,” said Frank.
He wrote in a post that his work excited him on Monday mornings, and he could not wait to get on work, to get at it with a great team that always put the client first. He said that he is excited about his next chapter in life.
Cognizant said that Rajesh Nambiar, Chairman of the company that joined Cognizant in 2020, would be taking charge of President of Cognizant’s Digital Business and Technology with his current position.
Malcolm Frank held his position for few months, starting from January when the board expanded his role from President of Digital Business to President of Digital Business and Technology.
He had been responsible for Cognizant‘s full technology services portfolio globally, including consulting, cloud, digital experience, digital engineering, application modernization, enterprise applications, artificial intelligence, data modernization, IoT, and infrastructure services, as well as related strategic alliances.
According to the company’s regulatory filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Cognizant‘s Digital Business and Technology practice help clients develop modern enterprises with excellent customer experiences created at the intersection of cloud and digital.
The company first revealed the leadership changes in its digital business and technology business in two June 4 internal letters from CEO Brian Humphries and Nambiar.
Humphries, in a letter, wrote, “Malcolm’s efforts helped Cognizant become one of the leading technology services companies, and I appreciate his leadership of Digital Business. It’s been a privilege working with him over the past two years.”
In his internal letter, Nambiar wrote that he plans to work with Frank to transition to the new position.