Information Technology provider Wipro appointed the former Chief Operating Officer (CCOO) of the Capgemini Group Thierry Delaporte as its new CEO and MD and the new development will be effective from the 6th of July.
The new CEO of Wipro will be working out of Paris and will report to the Chairman Rishad Premji directly. The current CEO of Wipro Abidali Neemuchwala will abdicate his office on June 1st and till the fifth of July Rishad Premji will manage the operations of the company.
Thierry Delaporte worked for 25 years in the Capgemini who held many key positions in the advisory firm in all these years.CEO and head of the global services lines are some of the key held by him back in Capgemini.
Thierry Delaporte has a degree in economy and Finance from Sciences Po Paris and he also co-founded Life Project 4 Youth which is a not-for-profit organization.
Wipro Chairman Rashid Premji issued a statement on the appointment of the new CEO and expressed his happiness over his and termed Thierry as the right person to lead the organization.