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atul soneja tech mahindra coo: Tech Mahindra appoints Atul Soneja as COO


Tech Mahindra said on Monday that it has appointed Atul Soneja as the chief operating officer (COO) effective August 7, 2023.

ET had reported on August 1 that Tech Mahindra was likely to appoint Soneja who was previously COO at CitiusTech. Soneja was heading Edge Products at Infosys when Mohit Joshi, managing director and CEO-designate at Tech Mahindra, was president at the Bengaluru-based software company.

In July 2021, Soneja joined CitiusTech as its chief operating officer where he was responsible for managing the overall delivery, service lines and operations.

“On behalf of the Board and the entire team, I am happy to welcome Atul Soneja to Tech Mahindra. His rich experience and vast knowledge of the industry, combined with his relentless dedication to automation, make him an ideal candidate to lead our operations,” said CP Gurnani, MD and CEO, Tech Mahindra. “We are confident that Atul’s expertise will help us drive growth and enhance our capability to deliver innovative solutions,” he added.

Before joining CitiusTech, Soneja held several leadership roles in Infosys and its subsidiaries, from managing multi-billion service lines across multiple industry segments like financial services, retail and manufacturing, to heading the AI and Automation platform business of Edgeverve, a subsidiary of Infosys, conceptualising and driving several strategic programs through his tenure.

“We are happy to welcome Atul Soneja as our COO. He complements our high-performance culture, and his execution-focused approach, firm belief in extreme ownership and zeal to build a collaborative culture make him the perfect choice to lead our operations,” said Joshi.

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