Srini Pallia will take charge from now as CEO & Managing Director of Wipro

Srini Pallia will take charge from now as CEO & Managing Director of Wipro

Wipro Limited, a prominent technology services and consulting company, has announced the appointment of Srini Pallia as its new Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, effective immediately. Srini Pallia, who brings over three decades of experience with Wipro, including recent leadership as CEO for Americas 1, is poised to lead the company into its next phase of growth and profitability. He succeeds Thierry Delaporte, who, after guiding Wipro through a significant transformation over the past four years, is stepping down to pursue personal interests beyond the corporate sphere.

Rishad Premji, Chairman of Wipro Ltd., expressed confidence in Srini’s leadership abilities, highlighting his client-centric approach, growth mindset, and commitment to the company’s values. Recognizing Thierry’s contributions, Rishad emphasized the groundwork laid during his tenure, which provides a solid platform for Srini to build upon. Thierry will work closely with Srini and Rishad until the end of May to ensure a smooth transition.

Srini’s extensive experience within Wipro, including leadership roles such as President of Wipro’s Consumer Business Unit and Global head of Business Application Services, equips him well to steer the company through the evolving technological landscape. Commenting on his appointment, Srini expressed his honor to lead Wipro, emphasizing the company’s unique blend of profitability and purpose. He outlined his vision to leverage Wipro’s strong foundation and talented workforce of over 240,000 associates to pursue future growth opportunities.

Thierry Delaporte, reflecting on his time at Wipro, expressed gratitude for the opportunity to lead the company through transformation and laid confidence in Srini’s ability to continue the journey towards greater success.

Srini Pallia holds academic credentials from prestigious institutions such as the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, and has completed executive programs at Harvard Business School and McGill Executive Institute, highlighting his commitment to continuous learning and leadership development.

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