Wipro hires T-Systems veteran Ulrich Meister

T-Systems veteran Ulrich Meisterh has joined IT outsourcing firm Wipro.

Wipro says Ulrich Meister, as senior vice president and head of Continental Europe, will be responsible to define strategy for each of the markets within Continental Europe and grow the business.

In addition, he will continue to build on Wipro’s localization approach, drive marketing and brand investments in the geographies, and explore potential inorganic growth opportunities.

At T-Systems, where he started in 2005, Ulrich in his last role was responsible for their global Euro 2 billion system integration business. He has expertise in managing strategic change programs for companies across the globe.

Wipro hires T-Systems veteran Ulrich Meister

He also worked with Deutsche Bank and Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen.

Ulrich Meister will be based in Frankfurt, Germany and will report to TK Kurien, CEO and Member of the Board, Wipro Ltd.

Wipro says the company has built its local presence and nearly 50 percent of its employees in the region have been hired locally. This includes all of Wipro’s country heads in the region. Wipro has also started engaging with local universities and business schools in the region for its graduate training program.

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