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Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH)


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Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation

Glenpointe Centre West
500 Frank W. Burr Boulevard
Teaneck, NJ 07666
United States
201-801-0233
http://www.cognizant.com

SectorTechnology
IndustryBusiness Software & Services
Full Time Employees260,200

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedAge
Mr. Francisco D'souzaChief Exec. Officer and Director1.24M20.61M48
Mr. Rajeev MehtaPres969.13kN/A50
Ms. Karen A. McLoughlinChief Financial Officer723.58k1.47M52
Mr. Ramakrishna Prasad ChintamaneniExec. VP and Pres of Global Industries & Consulting991.25kN/A47
Mr. Dharmendra Kumar SinhaExec. VP and Pres of Global Client Services532.92kN/A54
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.

Description

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides information technology (IT), operations and technology consulting, infrastructure, and business process services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing/Retail/Logistics, and Other. Its consulting and technology services include strategy consulting, business and operations consulting, technology strategy and change management, and program management consulting services; application design and development; systems integration; and application testing, consulting, and engineering services, as well as enterprise information management services. The company also develops, licenses, implements, and supports proprietary and third-party software products for the healthcare industry, including solutions for health insurance plans, third party benefit administrators, and healthcare providers. In addition, it provides outsourcing services, such as application maintenance services; IT infrastructure services; and business process services comprising clinical data management, pharmacovigilance, equity research support, commercial operations, and order management services, as well as related services, including platform-based services. The company serves various industries, including banking and insurance; healthcare and life sciences; manufacturing and logistics; retail, travel, and hospitality; consumer goods; communications; information, media, and entertainment; and technology. The company markets and sells services through its professional staff, senior management, and direct sales personnel. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey.

Corporate Governance

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of May 1, 2017 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 4.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.