Capgemini reshuffles leadership team in India: Srinivas Kandula is new chairman, Ashwin Yardi appointed CEO

Capgemini announced on Tuesday two new appointments that reinforce its leadership in India.

Srinivas Kandula, the CEO of Capgemini in India and member of the Group Executive Committee has been appointed Chairman of Capgemini in India. He will report to Thierry Delaporte, Group Chief Operating Officer (COO) whose responsibility also includes India.

In his new role, Srinivas will focus on augmenting the brand and nurturing relationships with key stakeholders. He will also take charge of an important Group initiative focused on top talent, leveraging his extensive experience in human resources.

Capgemini logo. Reuters image

Capgemini logo. Reuters image

Ashwin Yardi, former India COO, is now the CEO of Capgemini in India. Yardi will also report to Thierry. He becomes a member of the Group Executive Committee, in place of Srinivas.

“With 100,000 people - half of our workforce - based in India across twelve locations, this leadership reinforcement is a natural step and fully reflects how Capgemini in India’s role is at the very heart of our Group; its scale; and its ambition for growth as a leader in the industry,” commented Thierry Delaporte, Group Chief Operating Officer. “I am very much looking forward to working with both Srinivas and Ashwin in their new leadership positions.”

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Updated Date: Dec 18, 2018 16:21:00 IST

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