Infosys on-boards Michael Pesch as Chief Executive Officer of Infosys Consulting Holding AG (formerly Infosys Lodestone), to foster its focus on creating an integrated, consulting-led business.
Michael will be responsible on expanding the reach of Infosys consultants and experts in digital transformation and design-led innovation, as well as increasing Infosys’ expertise in large-scale SAP programs.
The new leadership shuffle is known to help clients renew their existing IT landscapes non-disruptively, while simultaneously bringing innovation and new technologies to their businesses.
Infosys Consulting leads the Infosys Aikido service offerings, including working with clients to leverage the knowledge and knowhow of long lived systems (Ki); bring new, open platforms to bear that drive automation and innovation (Ai); and to help them find the most important problems to solve (Do).
Bagging a rich two decades of expertise in global consulting and management roles, Michael will also serve as the Regional Head for the DACH countries, bringing an integrated approach to IT transformation to every client engagement in the region.
Speaking on the appointment, Sanjay Purohit, Executive Vice President and Global Head of Infosys Consulting said, “Over the last several months, we have reinvigorated our global consulting business, strengthening our team and capabilities. We are working with global corporations in more than 20 countries, developing unique solutions to address their complex business challenges using ground-breaking new capabilities in Design Thinking and landscape transformation, creating unprecedented value for them. Michael’s appointment as CEO of Infosys Consulting Holding AG adds to our strong leadership in Europe and will bring new vigor in our global consulting business.”
Prior, Michael Pesch was Chief Executive Officer of arvato Systems Group in which he successfully established new cloud oriented services and led fourfold growth of consulting and IT services business across Europe, U.S. and China.
The appointment effective from April 1, 2016, Michael will be responsible for Infosys’ consulting practice in Europe, Latin America and the Asia Pacific Region and will report into Sanjay Purohit, Global Head of Infosys Consulting.