Xebia appoints Anand Sahay as global CEO

30 September 2022 Consulting.us 1 min. read
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Xebia, an Atlanta-based global IT consulting firm, has promoted Anand Sahay to global CEO.

Sahay will now lead the global footprint of the formerly Netherlands-headquartered company. Since its founding in 2001, Xebia has grown to more than 5,000 people across Europe, North America, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific – including over 3,000 employees in five delivery centers in India.

Based in Delhi, Sahay joined Xebia in 2014 as CEO (a title shared by colleagues Andrew de la Haije and Wojtek Gurgul) to drive the firm’s international expansion. Prior to joining Xebia, Sahay was a vice president at Interglobe and a general manager at HCL Technologies. He began his career as a software programmer at Tata Consultancy Services.

Xebia appoints Anand Sahay as global CEO

Sahay has an MBA from Duke University and a bachelor’s degree in electronics engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology, India.

“It is an honor to be elevated as the Global CEO,” Sahay said. “With this, there is a huge responsibility that I take up hereon. I believe with our strength of cutting-edge technology and a family of highly skilled and dedicated workforce, we will be able to build a unique firm of futurists who bring the latest technology to our customers as well as the ability to scale the engineering team to bring new technology implementations to life.”

Xebia provides services in digital strategy, agile transformation, data and AI, DevOps, cloud, low-code, and Microsoft solutions to a wide range of industries. The firm works with more than 500 clients, including leading companies such as Disney, Tesco, Philips, and ING..

Xebia last month acquired 47 Degrees, a Seattle-based app development firm. The deal is part of the firm’s ambitious plan to more than triple its US headcount to 1,000 people by 2024.