Accenture appoints Rekha Menon as Chairperson of its India operations
Global software giant and consultancy Accenture has appointed Rekha Menon as the new chairperson for its India operations.
She will succeed Avinash Vashistha who had resigned earlier in July 2015. With this appointment, Menon became Accenture’s first woman head in India.
As chairperson, she will play an active role in the growing company’s business and strengthen its presence in communities across India.
Presently, Menon is the head of human resources (HR) for growth markets in the company and leading company’s HR strategy for Asia Pacific, Africa, Middle East, Turkey, Russia and Latin America.
Accenture also has appointed Anindya Basu as the new managing director (MD) of company in India. In his new role he will be responsible for driving company’s domestic business in India.
He will also play active role in building company’s relationships with key clients by leveraging its capabilities in consulting, strategy, digital technology and operations.
Basu has rich experience of more than 23 years in the Accenture. Earlier he had held many leadership roles in company across various domains such as Industrial Equipment, Automotive, Consumer Goods and Chemicals, Travel and Transportation.