Infosys hires new chief executive for consulting

Bengaluru, Feb 19 (IANS) Global software major Infosys Ltd. on Friday hired Michael Pesch as the new chief executive of its consulting business from April 1.

“As chief executive of Infosys Consulting Holding AG, Pesch will be responsible for its consulting practice in Europe, Latin America and the Asia Pacific region,” the IT outsourcing firm said in a statement here.

The former chief executive of arvato Systems Group in Germany, Pesch has over two decades of experience in global consulting and management roles.

Pesch will report to the subsidiary’s global head Sanjay Purohit.

At arvato, Pesch had set up new cloud-oriented services and led four-fold growth of consulting and IT services business across China, Europe and the US.

“Pesch will focus on expanding the reach of our consultants and experts in digital transformation and design-led innovation, besides increasing our expertise in large-scale SAP programmes,” the statement noted.

Pesch will also serve as the regional head for DACH countries, including Deutsch (Germany), Osterreich (Austria), Schweiz (Switzerland) and many countries that speak German with members in the Germany Scratch community.

“We have reinvigorated our global consulting business, strengthening our team. We are working with global corporations in 20 countries, developing solutions to address their complex business challenges using new capabilities in design thinking and landscape transformation, creating value for them,” Sanjay Purohit said.

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