Wipro Hires Sarah Adam–Gedge As MD For Australia And New Zealand

Job Appointments | April 8, 2021 By:

Indian IT solutions company Wipro Limited has hired Sarah Adam-Gedge as Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand to meet the growing demand for digital transformation solutions in the region.

Wipro is a global information technology, consulting and business process services company. Its services encompass a number of areas, including software architecture, business intelligence systems, e-commerce, data warehousing, Internet access devices, network management, system administration, messaging systems, IT consulting and design. It is committed to creating strong blockchain communities while developing talent for building extensive technology expertise across multiple leading blockchain platforms, such as Hyperledger Fabric, Etherum, Quorum, Corda, Mutichain, Hyperledger Indy and Hyperledger Sawtooth.

Adam-Gedge is an experienced leader in the digital and technology industry, as well as being a Non-executive Director. She was most recently Managing Director of Publicis Sapient Australia. Publicis Sapient is the digital business transformation hub of Publicis Groupe, and helps clients drive growth and efficiency and evolve the ways they work, in a world where consumer behavior and technology are catalyzing social and commercial change at an unprecedented pace. With 19,000 people and over 100 offices around the globe, our expertise spanning technology, data sciences, consulting and creative enables us to deliver on complex transformation initiatives that accelerate our clients’ businesses through creating the products and services their customers expect.

Adam-Gedge is also a Non-executive Director of Austal Ltd. Austal is ‘The Australian Shipbuilder’, defence prime contractor and maritime technology partner of choice; designing, constructing and supporting revolutionary defence and commercial vessels for the world’s leading operators. Sarah is also Chair of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, and member of the Audit and Risk Committee. Previously Sarah was a non-executive Director of Ovarian Cancer Australia.

Prior to Publicis Sapient, Adam-Gedge was Managing Director of Avanade, and has held executive roles at IBM, PwC, and Andersen across Australia/NZ, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East and Africa. She is a graduate of the AICD, Chartered Accountant, member of ACS and on the ACS Diversity Council.

As the P&L leader for ANZ, Adam-Gedge will focus on Wipro’s vision for business growth, revenue expansion, client relationships, talent development, industry connects and brand building.

“I am looking forward to working with an outstanding team and being a part of Wipro, which is on a transformation journey globally. Wipro has strong values and is highly respected in the market, and this resonates with clients, partners and team members. I am delighted to have the opportunity to support Wipro’s clients as they accelerate their digital and technology-led change initiatives,” said Adam-Gedge.