FLORHAM PARK, N.J., August 7, 2019 – Conduent Incorporated (NYSE: CNDT), a digital interactions company, today announced that effective August 6, 2019, Clifford A. Skelton, President and COO, will serve as Conduent’s Chief Executive Officer on an interim basis. Mr. Skelton was also named to the Company’s Board of Directors.
Courtney Mather, Chairman of the Conduent Board, said, “We are pleased to have Cliff in this important role. Given his experience, I am confident that he will provide invaluable guidance on both strategic and operational matters.”
Skelton stated, “This is an important time at Conduent and the team is committed to leveraging our strong platforms, client relationships and employee talent to drive change. I will work alongside the rest of the Conduent executive team and our Board to help drive progress in the next phase of the company’s transformation. I am pleased to take on this important challenge.”
The special committee of the Conduent Board leading the CEO search has determined to suspend the search for the immediate future.
Ashok Vemuri stepped down as Chief Executive Officer and board member, effective August 6, 2019.