Vishal Sikka has resigned as MD and CEO of Infosys and the board has accepted his resignation with immediate effect, Infosys said in a statement.
Mr Sikka will remain with Infosys as executive vice-chairman, the company said.
Infosys has appointed chief operating officer UB Pravin Rao as interim managing director and CEO.
Get the latest election news, live updates and election schedule for Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on ndtv.com/elections. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for updates from each of the 543 parliamentary seats for the 2019 Indian general elections.