Wipro appoints Jasjit Singh Kang as head of digital operations and platforms
India Infoline News Service |
18 Feb, 2022 |
Wipro Limited has appointed Jasjit Singh Kang as Head of digital operations and platforms of its iCORE (Integrated Cloud Infrastructure, Digital Operations, Risk and Enterprise Cyber Security Services) business.
Jasjit joined Wipro as a part of the Alight acquisition in 2018 and was instrumental in integrating the business and leading the Asia Pacific operations. With over 28 years of technology and business leadership experience, Jasjit brings his expertise in operations management, technology-based innovation, business development, and relationship management to the role, the company said in a filing on Thursday.
As a Senior Vice President and Head, he will focus on driving excellence in delivery operations and business growth.
Before Wipro, Jasjit spent seven years in the banking industry with Citibank, Bank of America, and ANZ Grindlays. He has also worked in the Business Process Management industry with leading companies like Genpact (erstwhile GE Capital International Services), WNS and Aon. He served as the Chairperson for the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) Global In-house Centers (GIC) for the North India region.
Jasjit will report to Nagendra Bandaru, Managing Partner - iCORE, Wipro Limited.
At around 9.46 am, Wipro Ltd was trading at Rs557.15 per share down by Rs7.7 or 1.36% from its previous closing of Rs564.85 per share on the BSE.
â€œThe DOP practice has grown in leaps and bounds over the last six years and our customer requirements continue to evolve every day. I have immense faith in Jasjitâ€™s expertise to build the momentum and create futuristic operations for our end customers,â€ said Nagendra Bandaru, Managing Partner - iCORE, Wipro Limited.
Jasjit Singh Kang, Senior Vice President and Head, iCORE-DOP, Wipro Limited said, â€œThese are exciting times and Wipro is in a strong position to grow with integrated technology and digital capability. I look forward to leading the team to greater success.â€
Jasjit has an MBA from the Central Queensland University, Australia, and is a certified Six Sigma practitioner.