"We are delighted to welcome Dr Kagermann to our board. He brings in an unique combination of academic perspective, technical expertise and leadership experience. I am sure that Wipro will benefit from his rich knowledge, insights and wisdom," Azim Premji, Chairman, Wipro Ltd said.
While speaking on his appointment, Kagermann said, "I have for long admired Wipro as a company as much for its innovative approach to business, as for its strong commitment to values. I am excited at the prospect of guiding the company as it prepares for its next phase of growth."
Before working with Acatech, Kagermann was the CEO of SAP AG.
Kagermann, who was also a Professor at the University of Tu Braunschwleg and University of Mannheim, Germany, is currently a member of the supervisory boards of Deutsche Bank AG, Munich Re, Deutsche Post in Germany and in Nokia Corporation.