Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Executive Chairman of Mahindra Group Anand Mahindra and MD and CEO of Tech Mahindra C.P. Gurnani on Friday expressed regret over the manner in which an employee of the IT major was asked to quit. Also Read - Rohit Chadda, The Turnaround CEO Carved Out Another Success Story in 2020

“I want to add my personal apology. Our core value is to preserve the dignity of the individual and we’ll ensure this does not happen in future,” Mahindra twitted. Also Read - Mumbai Rains: Heavy Rains Paralyse City, IMD Warns of 'Flooding', Local Trains Suspended Due to Waterlogging; BMC Declares Holiday

The development comes a day after the audio clip of the conversation between the employee and the HR representative of Tech Mahindra went viral on audio distribution platform SoundCloud. Also Read - Kangana Ranaut Receives Notice From BMC Over 'Unauthorised Construction' of Her Residence, Here’s What They Found ‘Illegal’

During the conversation, the HR representative instructed the employee to either quit by next day or be fired. However, the authenticity of the audio clip was not independently verified.

On his part, Tech Mahindra MD and CEO Gurnani twitted: “I deeply regret the way the HR rep (representative) and employee discussion was done. We have taken the right steps to ensure it doesn’t repeat in the future.”

This is published unedited from the IANS feed.