Infosys braces for bigger cost blow as Vishal Sikka bulks up on highly­paid talent

BENGALURU: Infosys is paying over Rs 1 crore to more than 1,800 employees in its overseas locations, 150 of whom were hired in the previous fiscal year, data accessed by ET shows, highlighting the cost challenge India’s second largest IT services company will face as it seeks to expand its workforce in developed markets. These salary numbers assume significance because last month Infosys announced it would hire 10,000 people in the US — a mix of freshers and experienced people — as the outsourcing industry seeks to combat the threat…

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