Kyndryl, a spin-off from IBM (International Business Machines Corp) has announced the appointment of Lingraju Sawkar as President of its India business.
Sawkar, who is presently General Manager of IBM Global Technology Services for India and South Asia, is a key appointment in the building of Kyndryl’s new simplified leadership model, the company said.
Kyndryl designs, runs, and manages the most modern, efficient, and reliable technology infrastructure that the world depends on every day. Recently, the company has also announced the appointment of Maryjo Charbonnier, a global HR leader with experience in several large corporate transformations, as its Chief Human Resources Officer.
Commenting on Lingraju’s appointment Kyndryl’s Chief Executive Officer Martin Schroeter said, “I am pleased that Lingraju will lead our team in India, a key market and innovation base for Kyndryl. His strong customer relationships and knowledge of the services market will be critical as we help our customers reach their peak digital performance and achieve their biggest ambitions.”
“Kyndryl will organize around our customers and ensure we are providing access to senior leadership and the best talent and skills in each market,” said Martin
Lingraju said, “I am very excited to take on this role to serve our customers’ technology transformations which is a great responsibility because these are the vital systems that power human progress. Together we will address our customers’ toughest challenges and help lead their transformation journeys.”
Kyndryl also announced it will create an integrated global practice for customers, combining managed services, advisory services and implementation.
The company is organizing into six global practices, including Cloud; Core Enterprise & zCloud; Applications, Data & AI; Digital Workplace; Security & Resiliency; and Network & Edge.