Indian IT major Wipro announced the appointment of Yes Bank veteran Anup Purohit as its Chief Information Officer.
Anup Purohit will report to Sanjeev Singh, Chief Operations Officer of Wipro.
Rohit Adlakha was the Chief Digital & Information Officer and Global Head, Wipro HOLMES.
Anup Purohit brings with him over 25 years of experience across banking and financial services, centered around innovation in digital banking, financial management, business solutions & service delivery, portfolio & program management, risk & controls and information security.
Anup Purohit, as the CIO of Yes Bank, was in charge of spearheading Business Technology Transformation and Digital Innovation strategy with a focus on bringing future technology into the bank’s current technology stack.
Prior to that, Anup Purohit was associated with financial institutions such as RBL, Barclays and JPMC in leadership roles, where he was responsible for building agile, robust, scalable and resilient technology platforms and processes, IT Infrastructure Solutions and Service Delivery.
“I am excited with the opportunity of joining Wipro and playing a role in the transformation journey. I look forward to draw from my prior experience and knowledge, and endeavour to guide businesses as they move forward in the new digital world,” Anup Purohit said.
In April, Wipro announced the appointment of Subha Tatavarti as Chief Technology Officer. Subha Tatavarti will lead Wipro’s Service Transformation, Topcoder, Robotics, SVIC, Technovation Centre, Open Innovation and Applied Research teams.
Subha Tatavarti joins Wipro from retail giant Walmart, where she led product, technology development and commercialization of Enterprise Infrastructure along with Security, Data Science and Edge platforms.