Wipro has picked Thierry Delaporte as its new CEO and MD, replacing Abidali Neemuchwala. He will join the office on June 6. Wipro’s new CEO Thierry, who was earlier the COO of Capgemini, will be based in Paris, the first non-Indian to head a homegrown IT services company.
Delaporte was till recently Chief Operating Officer at Capgemini, before he lost out to Aiman Ezzat for the top job. Ezzat took over as C.E.O. of Capgemini last week. Delaporte who joined Capgemini in 1995 has held various positions. He played a key role in the integration of IGATE with Capgemini in 2015.