T-Systems ICT has announced the appointment of Anant Padmanabhan as Managing Director effective January 1, 2022 to accelerate business growth in India.
Anant has worked at T-Systems since the establishment of the Indian subsidiary in 2016, leading the delivery of its growth portfolio. In January 2020, he shifted gears and took over as head of Digital Enabler, a new unit created to focus on improving the organization’s digital capabilities. Now in his new role as Managing Director, Anant will focus on building capabilities in digital and cloud services, building industry-relevant solutions and growing the team to over 5,000 experts over the next 2 coming years.
Anant is a seasoned IT leader with over 25 years of experience across multiple verticals and has deep knowledge of the global technology space. He started his career as a consultant in the United States, then as an entrepreneur, he founded Ygyan Consulting which he managed successfully for five years before being acquired and merged with Cognizant. After the merger, he worked for Cognizant as senior vice president leading the global SAP practice.
Adel Al-Saleh, CEO of T-Systems International, said, “India is key to T-Systems’ growth strategy and Anant has contributed to many strategic initiatives to scale operations in India and generate business value for T-Systems. His extensive global experience and strong entrepreneurial spirit will enable him to lead T-Systems India into the next phase of its growth, building on the successes of recent years.
Anant Padmanabhan, Managing Director of T-Systems, India, said, “I am delighted to have the opportunity to lead T-Systems India through this next phase of our growth, particularly in the digital and cloud space. A company’s success depends on its people, and I look forward to working with our team of more than 3,000 Magentas to innovate and create robust software solutions for our global customers. We will continue to improve our digital offerings and deliver on the larger vision of building an integrated portfolio of scalable technology services.
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