The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) on Friday named Debjani Ghosh as its President-Designate, who will succeed R Chandrashekhar after completion of his tenure in March next year. Ghosh, former managing director of Intel South Asia, will be the first woman President of Nasscom.

In a statement, the apex software body announced “the appointment of Debjani Ghosh, former MD, Intel South Asia, as the Nasscom President-Designate, succeeding R Chandrashekhar, President, Nasscom upon the completion of his term in March 2018”. Ghosh has been a member of Nasscom’s Executive Council and a trustee of Nasscom Foundation.