Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, has announced the appointment of Anis Chenchah as member of the Wipro Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer, APMEA (Asia Pacific, India, Middle East and Africa).
Holding a Master’s degree in Engineering from ENSISA in France, Chenchah has over two decades of experience in Consulting, IT and Business Process Services.
He joins from Capgemini where he was the Global CEO of Capgemini Business Services and member of the Group Executive Committee. Prior to that, Chenchah held various leadership roles in Capgemini Financial Services across Europe and the Middle East.
“I warmly welcome Anis to Wipro. His appointment is a bold indication of our ambition for exponential growth and leadership in APMEA as we tap into its promising future,” said Wipro CEO & Managing Director, Thierry Delaporte in a statement.
“With his successful track record of driving high growth in diverse contexts, managing complex transformations and building high-performance teams, Anis is well-positioned to accelerate our success in this strategic market.”
Meanwhile, Chenchah said: “I admire Wipro’s purpose and its extraordinary commitment to social good and am impressed by the effectiveness of its transformation over the past two years.
“It is a privilege to lead Wipro’s business in a region that I am deeply passionate about, and to partner with our clients as they accelerate their business and digital transformation.”
N S Bala, who has been the CEO of the APMEA Strategic Market Unit for the past year, has decided to move back to the US for personal reasons.
Wipro has strong presence and experience across the various regions that comprise APMEA. This market unit plays a strategic role as the ‘growth-engine’ of the organisation, especially with the increasing demand from its customers for comprehensive modernisation and digital transformation solutions, deep domain expertise and innovation at scale.