Wipro appoints Simmi Dhamija as Chief Operating Officer for APMEA

Simmi Dhamija, Chief Operating Officer for APMEA at Wipro

Wipro Limited, a global information technology, consulting and business process services company, appointed Simmi Dhamija as the Chief Operating Officer of the Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa (APMEA) strategic market unit. Dhamija will lead delivery and operations of the unit across its different regions and effectively support its profitable growth ambitions. She is a seasoned leader with over two decades of experience in the technology industry.

What does Dhamija bring to Wipro in the new role?

Dhamija joins Wipro from Tech Mahindra, where she was the Chief Transformation Officer leading strategic initiatives across digital transformation, M&A synergy, profit improvement, delivery modernization, key customer engagements, and managing 360-degree relationships with partners and ecosystem stakeholders. Prior to that, Simmi Dhamija has held various global leadership roles in strategy, delivery, operations, and talent development.

Dhamija is a thought leader, sought-after speaker, and the recipient of many awards. She also serves on the advisory board of the Pinkishe foundation, a non-govt company focused on the development, well-being, pride, and happiness of girls and women. She is a part of the FICCI – WISE Council. Dhamija holds a management degree from IMT Ghaziabad, India.

What were the executives’ thoughts on the appointment?

Anis Chenchah, Chief Executive Officer of APMEA at Wipro

“I am glad to have Simmi on board to drive our ambitious agenda across APMEA,” said Anis Chenchah, member of the Wipro Executive Board and CEO, APMEA, Wipro Limited.

“She has a critical mission – to lead the evolution of our operating model towards maximizing client centricity and employee empowerment, while continuously improving our financial performance and bringing simplicity, agility and efficiency to the way we work. She has all the professional skills and personal traits to succeed in this mission brilliantly,” Chenchah said.

“I admire Wipro’s long-standing commitment to its values, and am honoured to be a part of this organization, especially the dynamic and innovative leadership team of APMEA. I am energized to help our clients in accelerate their digital transformation journeys, and lead APMEA to its next phase of innovation and operational excellence,” said Simmi Dhamija.