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Srinivas Kandula appointed as chairman of Capgemini, Ashwin Yardi as CEO

Kandula and Yardi will report to Thierry Delaporte, Group Chief Operating Officer (COO), whose responsibility also includes Indian operations

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

capgemini, Srinivas Kandula,  Kandula, Srinivas, capgemini chairman, Ashwin Yardi, Yardi, capgemini ceo
Capgemini names Srinivas Kandula as Chairman, Ashwin Yardi as CEO of India operations. (Photo: @CapgeminiIndia)

French technology Tuesday said it has appointed Srinivas as of the company in

Besides, Ashwin Yardi, former COO, has been named as the of India, a statement said.

and Yardi will report to Thierry Delaporte, (COO), whose responsibility also includes Indian operations, it added.

In his new role, 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.

Kandula served as of in and member of the between January 2016 and December 2018. Prior to that, he has worked with IGATE, and

Yardi, who will become a member of the in place of Srinivas, joined Capgemini in 2001. He has served as of from January 2016 and was in charge of operations, delivery, capability development and innovation across India.

"With 1,00,000 people - half of our workforce - based in India across 12 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 in the industry," Delaporte said.

First Published: Tue, December 18 2018. 16:50 IST