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Wipro CEO resigned, Srinivas has become new CEO of Wipro

Utkarsh Classes Last Updated 08-04-2024
Wipro CEO resigned, Srinivas has become new CEO of Wipro Appointment 4 min read

Thierry Delaporte, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the giant tech company Wipro, resigned from his post on 6 April 2024. Following the resignation of Thierry Delaporte from Wipro, the company announced the appointment of Srinivas Pallia as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the company with immediate effect.

  • Information in this regard was given in the company's filing. According to this, Thierry Delaporte would be relieved from the company on 31 May 2024.

Thierry Delaporte resigned for better career:

  • Thierry Delaporte  announced his resignation to further his career. Although Thierry Delaporte's five-year term was to end in July 2025, he resigned before that.
  • Delport, who took over as CEO of Wipro from July 2020, expressed satisfaction with his tenure. Delport thanked the entire team for their support.

About Wipro's new CEO Srinivas Pallia:

  • Srinivas Pallia holds a graduation degree in engineering and a master's degree in IT from the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru. Along with this, he has also completed the Executive Programme from Harvard Business School.
  • Srinivas Pallia has been with Wipro since 1992. Now he has been given the charge of CEO and Managing Director (MD) of the company in place of Delaporte.
  • Srinivas Pallia, who has been appointed as CEO and MD by the company, has been with Wipro since 1992. Pallia has also served as President of Wipro's Consumer Business Unit and Global Head of Business Applications Services. The company has achieved considerable growth under the leadership of Srinivas Pallia.

New CEO appointed for five years:

  • On behalf of Wipro, the appointment of Srinivas Pallia, the current executive board member of Wipro, as the CEO and MD of the company was announced with effect from April 7, 2024. The board members approved Palliya's name in a meeting called after the resignation of Thierry Delport. The appointment of Srinivas Pallia would be effective from April 7, 2024, for a period of 5 years.

What did Rishad Premji say about the new CEO and MD of Wipro?

  • Wipro Chairman Rishad Premji welcomed Srinivas as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director in a statement.
  • Referring to Srinivas Palliya, Rishad Premji said that he is an ideal leader to lead Wipro at this important time for our company and industry. Over the last four years, Wipro has undergone a major transformation under the most challenging external conditions.


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