Vineet Nayyar, Former Executive Vice Chairman Of Tech Mahindra Dies, Industry Leaders Mourn

Vineet Nayyar

Vineet Nayyar, the former Tech Mahindra executive chairman and a devoted Indian IT industry stalwart, passed away on the 16th of May, Thursday, at the age of 85. The IT doyen’s death has outpoured tributes from industry leaders and eminent personalities from all walks of life, recognizing his lasting contributions and visionary leadership. His legacy as an institution builder has left an irrevocable mark on the industry. 

Indian IT industry’s apex body, NASSCOM, took to social media in order to express condolences. They stated that they will always remember Vineet Nayyar’s important contributions. They also shared that the dedication and visionary leadership of this former Executive Vice Chairman of Tech Mahindra has left an indelible mark on the industry. They conveyed their deepest condolences to Vineet Nayyar’s family, friends, and colleagues.

The former CEO and MD of Tech Mahindra, CP Gurnani of Tech Mahindra, also lamented Vineet Nayyar’s passing. He described Vineet as “one of India’s finest leaders.” He also expressed personal grief for losing this special guide and mentor.,465)

The Chairman of Mahindra Group, Anand Mahindra, also remembered the pivotal role played by Vineet Nayyar in shaping Mahindra organisation’s journey. From Mahindra University’s fruition to Vineet Nayyar’s days at Tech Mahindra, Anand Mahindra recognized Vineet Nayyar as a “larger than life figure in the Indian business.” He also thanked Vineet for his friendship and wisdom.

Similar sentiments were echoed by the MD and CEO of Tech Mahindra, Mohit Joshi. He recognized the profound influence of Vineet Nayyar as a visionary leader and an institution builder and expressed gratitude for the same. 

The renowned businessman Vineet Nayyar has left everyone in grief. Everyone Is sending their thoughts, prayers, and condolences to his family during this tough time.

Vineet Nayyar is a pioneer personality born in 1939. His illustrious career took flight from the Indian Administrative Services. He held reputed position in the World Bank before stepping foot in the private sector. He was the inaugural Chairman of GAIL, a state-owned industry corporation. He was also the Managing Director of HCL Corporation Limited and the Vice Chairman of HCL Technologies Limited. In 2009, he took the role of Vice Chairman of Mahindra Satyam. This was the first time he caught the eye of industry professionals and left an enduring impact on them. 

Presently, the IT fraternity in India mourns the demise of one of its top minds, Vineet Nayyar. They mourn his legacy as a friend, visionary, and a leader. His inspiring dedication to excellence and his values will continue to guide all. They believe he will continue to inspire the generations to come. He is a towering figure in the Indian business landscape and is adored by industry leaders for his numerous achievements. 

As an institutional builder, Vineet Nayyar’s contribution has been foundational. His ambitious vision and legendary mindset will continue to guide the leaders of the IT industry of tomorrow according to Industry stalwarts. His achievements and impact have definitely carved a lasting legacy for them.