Srini Pallia Starts His Tenure As CEO And MD Of Wipro

One of India’s biggest technology services and consultancy companies, Wipro, announced on 6 April 2024 that they had appointed Srini Pallia as the new CEO and MD of the company. Srini Pallai will replace Thierry Delaporte, who worked as the CEO of the company for the last 4 years and is now leaving to pursue his passions outside the workplace. 

Srini Pillai has been a long-time employee of Wipro for more than three decades. He served as the CEO of one of Wipro’s biggest and fastest-growing strategic markets, Americas 1. In his role as CEO of Americas 1, he oversaw diverse industry sectors and implemented growth strategies that increased the company’s market share. He is also a member of the Wipro Executive Board. 

On this development, the chairman of Wipro, Rishad Premji, said, “Srini is an ideal leader to lead Wipro at this pivotal moment for our company and industry. Over the past four years, Wipro has undergone a major transformation under the most challenging external conditions. Srini has been an integral part of this journey. His client-centric approach, growth mindset, strong execution focus, and his commitment to Wipro’s values make him the perfect fit as we enter the next chapter of growth and profitability.

This shows that Wipro thinks that they have made the perfect decision. Moreover, Srini Pallia also broke out words on his appointment; he said, “Wipro is one of those rare companies that combines profit with purpose, and I am truly honoured to have been chosen to lead this iconic institution. I am excited to build on the strong foundation established by Thierry and lead Wipro on its next growth trajectory. I have built my entire career at Wipro, and I have a deep appreciation of our 78-year history and our incredible team of more than 240,000 associates. We have the right strategy and tremendous people and capabilities throughout the organisation, and I am excited about the opportunities for future growth.

Wipro is one of India’s biggest and fastest-growing technology services and consultancy providers. Recently, It secured a deal to Design Intel chips in India. Only time will tell how Srini Pallia will affect Wipro’s approach and growth, but it is safe to say that this appointment is very promising.

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