HCL Technologies Appoints C Vijayakumar as CEO, Anant Gupta Quits.


HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global IT services provider, today announced the appointment of C Vijayakumar as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the company, with immediate effect just after the Q2 Results of HCL Tech.

“HCL has always identified emerging opportunities and pivoted early during market inflections. Over the last couple of years, by organizing itself for transformation, the company has sustained consistency in its growth and has achieved a differentiated market position, said Shiv Nadar, Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer, HCL Technologies. “Vijay has been a transformational leader in the company leading from the front. His vision and flawless execution track record best positions him for taking our journey forward. I wish him all the very best”, he added.

HCL Technologies Appoints C Vijayakumar as CEO

To increase momentum of company’s next generation services, C Vijayakumar will further accelerate execution of Mode 1-2-3 strategy to grow the experience based and business outcome oriented next generation services such as BEYONDigital, IOT Works, Cloud and Cyber-security Services, sustain leadership position in the core services and achieve greater momentum in the ecosystem driven products and platform business.

“I am deeply humbled and honoured to be given an opportunity to lead HCL Technologies, where we are uniquely positioned to win in the new world. Over the last two decades, I have had the privilege of working with world class teams, creating collective value for our clients, employees, investors and communities in which we operate. I look forward to partnering with each one of our HCL ideapreneurs as we embark on the next phase of our journey”, said C Vijayakumar, President and CEO, HCL Technologies.

Anant Gupta, who has been a significant contributor and leader in the company’s growth journey has transitioned to pursue personal interests. We thank Anant for his valuable contributions to our organization, over the last two decades.

C Vijayakumar’s appointment reflects the maturity of HCL succession planning and practice of nurturing leadership in the technology industry. He will continue to be based in the USA, closer to the our clients and key technology partners further strengthening execution of our strategy.

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