Wipro appoints Aparna C Iyer as new CFO, succeeding Jatin Dalal
Wipro Limited, a foremost technology services and consulting company, has announced the appointment of Aparna C Iyer as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with immediate effect. A key figure within Wipro for two decades, Aparna will now directly report to CEO Thierry Delaporte and also take her place on the Wipro Executive Board. This decision comes in the wake of Jatin Dalal stepping aside from the CFO role, intending to explore new professional avenues.
Thierry Delaporte, the CEO and Managing Director of Wipro Limited, praised Aparna’s consistent achievements and leadership over her 20-year tenure with the company. He emphasized Aparna’s significant contributions to Wipro’s financial evolution, including her roles in strategy formulation, planning, and transformative initiatives. He further lauded her comprehensive understanding of finance operations and ability to engage with diverse stakeholders, vital for realizing the firm’s financial aspirations.
Aparna, having joined Wipro’s ranks in April 2003, boasts an impressive career trajectory. Throughout her association with Wipro, Aparna has undertaken various pivotal finance roles. These include Business Finance, Internal Audit, Corporate Treasury, Investor Relations, and recently the Senior Vice President and CFO of Wipro FullStride Cloud. She brings to the table profound insights into financial risk management, capital allocation, and steering business strategy for growth.
Expressing her excitement, Aparna acknowledged the importance of her new position amidst Wipro’s transformative phase. Keen on collaborating with Thierry and the wider Wipro team, she is determined to fortify the company’s growth trajectory and amplify stakeholder value. An outstanding academic, Aparna holds the Chartered Accountant (CA) title and was the gold medalist of the CA 2002 batch.
In conclusion, the firm expressed gratitude towards Jatin Dalal, acknowledging his invaluable contributions over his stint and wishing him success in future pursuits.