Wipro appoints Srini Pallia as CEO

Wipro has appointed Srini Pallia as the chief executive officer and managing director of the company, effective immediately. Mr. Pallia succeeds Thierry Delaporte, who is stepping down after leading Wipro for the past four years.

Mr. Pallia has been with Wipro for over three decades, most recently serving as the CEO for Americas 1, Wipro’s largest and fastest-growing strategic market. He is also a member of the Wipro Executive Board.

Mr. Pallia holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering and a master’s in management studies from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He also graduated from Harvard Business School’s Leading Global Businesses executive program and the Advanced Leadership Program at McGill Executive Institute.

Mr. Pallia will be based in New Jersey and report to Wipro chairman Rishad Premji.

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