Frankfurt, Germany – February 8, 2021: Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced the appointment of Michael Seiger as the Country Head and Managing Director for Germany and Austria.
Prior to joining Wipro, Seiger was the Global Head of Application Management at Atos SE where he led the modernization of the organization’s portfolio and oversaw the Business & Platform Solution division’s Deal Solution Group. In this capacity, Seiger was instrumental in winning key deals across Europe, leveraging his subject matter expertise and passion for innovation and transformation to help expand the reach of Atos SE and enhance client operations. He holds a degree in Computer Science from Technical University Munich.
Seiger has held several leadership roles with Accenture and the Bertelsmann Group. With over 25 years of experience in the IT service industry, he has a successful track record in sales, service delivery, and innovation across many verticals and geographies. In his new role, Seiger will work to expand the reach of Wipro by leveraging its engineering expertise, advanced HOLMES AI platform and Topcoder freelancer service to meet emerging demand in Germany and Austria.
“With marquee customers and an emphasis on local capabilities and offerings, Germany and Austria have been strategic focus markets for Wipro. Germany and Austria have strong potential in Manufacturing, BFSI, Energy & Utilities and Telecom sectors, and we have made significant investments in recent years that have strengthened our relationship with educators and administrators in the region. As part of expansion efforts in this dynamic market, we also plan to set up a Digital Innovation Hub for Germany and Austria. I am pleased to welcome Michael and am confident that his local knowledge and leadership skills will help drive our growth strategy here,” said Barath Narayanan, COO, Europe, Wipro Limited.
Michael Seiger aims to adopt a fresh approach towards the German and Austrian markets and his key focus will be on securing large deals and significant transformational engagements. “Wipro is a global company and its spirit of excellence and corporate values shape its operations. I look forward to working closely with Wipro’s global network to drive sharper focus on client centricity, invest in local capabilities and leverage innovation for business growth,” said Michael Seiger.
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