Tech Mahindra’s Former Vice Chairman Vineet Nayyar Passes Away at 85

Vineet Nayyar, former Vice Chairman of Tech Mahindra, passed away at 85.

  • Vineet Nayyar, former Vice Chairman of Tech Mahindra, passed away at 85.
  • Industry leaders and bodies, including Nasscom and Anand Mahindra, paid tribute to his legacy.
  • Nayyar’s career included roles at HCL, GAIL, and the World Bank, leaving a lasting impact on the industry.

Vineet Nayyar, the former Executive Vice Chairman of Tech Mahindra, passed away on May 16 at the age of 85. His death has prompted an outpouring of tributes from industry leaders and bodies. Nasscom praised Nayyar’s visionary leadership and dedication, highlighting his significant contributions to the IT industry. Anand Mahindra, Chairman of Mahindra Group, recalled Nayyar’s crucial role in shaping Mahindra’s success and his lasting impact on the business landscape.

Nayyar’s distinguished career spanned several decades, beginning with the Indian Administrative Services and leading to senior roles at the World Bank, GAIL, and HCL. He joined Mahindra British Telecom, now Tech Mahindra, where he became a pivotal figure in the company’s growth. Former Tech Mahindra CEO CP Gurnani and other industry leaders expressed their deep sorrow, remembering Nayyar as a guide, mentor, and friend whose legacy will continue to inspire future generations.