Thursday, February 07, 2008

Officer of the Legion of Honour

Infosys mentor was conferred with the Officer of the Legion of Honour, the highest civilian distinction of the Government of France.French Minister of Higher Education and Research Valerie Pecresse bestowed the honour to the "most admired business leader" of India .Created in 1802 by Napoleon Bonaparte, the Legion of Honour is the highest civilian distinction that can be conferred in France regardless of the social status or the nationality of the recipients.Pecresse acknowledged the humble beginnings of Infosys, which was co-founded by Narayana Murthy in 1981 along with six friends and 215 dollars in the pocket.

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