Sethi, 63, was serving as the vice-president of Syntel, while
Desai, 65, was the co-chairman of the company, according to the
Times of India.
Today, the company employs 23,000
engineers in 30 countries.
It has around 18,000 employees in India, constituting roughly
a little over 78 per cent of its global workforce.
The banking, financial services and insurance sector is the
biggest focus area for Syntel, which gets over 45 per cent of
its revenues from the segment.
North America accounts for close to 90 per cent of Syntel’s
Earlier this month, Neerja Sethi made it to the Forbes’ list
of America’s 60 richest self-made women.
Sethi has been ranked 21st with a net worth of a billion
Desai ranked 1999 in Forbes’ 2018 list of the world’s
billionaires with a net worth of $1.1 billion.
His real-time net worth as of July 24, 2018, was $1.6
billion, according to Forbes.
Nasdaq-listed Syntel is an India-centric IT outsourcer.
A spirited discussion is seen among the Times of India
readers if this couple is Indian.
"Please don’t call them Indians", wrote in one reader.