Wipro Appoints Consultant Satya Easwaran as Country Director for India

Global IT services giant Wipro has appointed Satya Easwaran as country manager for India. At the controls, he leads a team of more than 160,000 employees.

Across its global footprint, Wipro has over 220,000 employees, approximately 75% of whom are based in India. “I am honored to lead this strategic geography,” Easwaran said of his new challenge.

Coming from the world of management consulting, Easwaran was previously a partner and head of business consulting at KPMG in India. He was also the national head of the company’s telecommunications, media and technology sector.

Prior to his 14 years at KPMG (Easwaran also worked for US firms), the new local Wipro boss was a partner at Accenture and worked for BearingPoint. His consulting experience includes advising clients on customers, operations, finance and digital transformation, as well as cloud and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offerings.

“India is a strategic market for Wipro and I am delighted to welcome Satya to champion our bold ambition for growth and leadership here,” said Anis Chenchah, Managing Director of APMEA (Asia-Pacific, India, Middle East). East and Africa) and member of the Wipro Board of Directors.

“Satya’s wealth of international experience in delivering high value consulting services, and his track record of building successful sales and management teams will help strengthen Wipro’s position as a trusted partner for customers. indians.

For Wipro, this appointment is part of the company’s transformation strategy to have more local leaders in leadership positions.

“India is experiencing significant technological change and a growing demand for specialized skills and innovation, all of which present exciting opportunities for us to strengthen our partnerships with our customers and add value to our ecosystem. I look forward to contributing to Wipro’s leadership in the Indian market,” said Easwaran.

Satya Easwaran holds an engineering degree in electronics from the University of Mumbai and an MBA in finance and international business from the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University. He is based in Mumbai.

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