Cognizant on Monday announced its board of directors has elected board member Michael Patsalos-Fox as its new chairman. He succeeds John E. Klein, who has served as chairman for nearly 15 years and will remain a board member.
Patsalos-Fox, 65, was elected to the Cognizant board in July 2012 and serves on the Finance; Management Development and Compensation; and Nominating, Governance and Public Affairs committees.
Until October 2013, Patsalos-Fox was a senior partner at global management consulting firm McKinsey & Co., where he worked for 32 years.
Patsalos-Fox is currently chairman, president and CEO of Vidyo, a leading visual communications services provider.
Teaneck-based Cognizant is one of the world's leading professional services companies.