Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading technology services and consulting company, announced the appointment of Ankush Saigal as Head of Telecom Industry Sector, Southeast Asia.
Universal connectedness is driving dynamic transformation across the telecom industry in Southeast Asia. Telecom companies and Communications Service Providers (CSPs) are growing and expanding, as they continue to strengthen their underlying IT infrastructure to drive innovation.
Ankush will lead Wipro's business growth in the telecom sector in Southeast Asia at a time when the overall telecom and CSP industry is looking to adopt an ecosystem play to reach greater heights and drive sustainable growth. He will also help clients accelerate their transformation journey and realize their growth ambitions by reimagining operating models and enhancing customer experience.
"We are pleased to welcome Ankush to the Wipro Southeast Asia leadership team. Ankush brings extensive experience of establishing and nurturing long-term strategic client engagements. I am looking forward to consolidating Wipro's leadership positioning in the telecom sector further, and significantly expanding our existing engagements with telecom brands across Southeast Asian countries, with Ankush onboard. We will also nurture a thriving ecosystem with our technology partners, to craft significantly differentiated value propositions for clients," said Badri Srinivasan, Managing Director - Southeast Asia, Wipro Limited.
"The telecom and CPS industry in Southeast Asia is continuously evolving. Enterprises are looking for partners who bring a consultative approach through deep industry domain knowledge and cutting-edge technology expertise. Wipro already has a strong presence in the region and is leading the way in partnering with telecom & CSP companies globally. It is an honor to join Wipro and partner with clients on their transformation journey. I would like to thank the Wipro Leadership team for this opportunity to be a part of the next growth phase at Wipro," said Ankush Saigal.
An industry veteran, Ankush has worked with some of the largest brands in the industry. Prior to joining Wipro, Ankush was with Accenture, where his responsibilities included expanding Technology Sales across Communication, Media and HiTech Industry, driving go-to-market (GTM) with key ecosystem partners and managing key client relationships. Prior to Accenture, he worked with Infosys and was managing one of the largest business relationships in the region.
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