Infosys hires new chief executive for consulting

Software major Infosys today announced the appointment of Michael Pesch as the chief executive of its consulting business — responsible for its consulting practice in Europe, Latin America and the Asia Pacific region.

Michael Pesch, the former chief executive of arvato Systems Group in Germany, 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, Michael 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.

Michael 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.

Infosys said Michael 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 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.