Tech Mahindra has announced the appointment of Atul Soneja as the chief operating officer (COO) effective August 7, 2023.

With over 28 years of experience as a technology executive, Atul is a proven leader known for deep strategic expertise, building a culture of success, and driving business transformation through focused execution in challenging and competitive markets. Prior to this, Atul served as the COO at CitiusTech where he was responsible for managing the overall delivery, service lines and operations for CitiusTech. Before joining CitiusTech, Atul 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 artificial intelligence (AI) and automation platform business of Edgeverve, a subsidiary of Infosys, conceptualising and driving several strategic programs through his tenure.

Commenting on the appointment, CP Gurnani, managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO), Tech Mahindra, said, “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. At Tech Mahindra, we have always strived to be ahead of the curve and have continuously invested in the future of technology and the people who can enable it. We are confident that Atul’s expertise will help us drive growth and enhance our capability to deliver innovative solutions.”     

Meanwhile, Mohit Joshi, MD and CEO designate, Tech Mahindra, said, “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. With him on board, we look forward to driving scale and growth globally.”

Further, Atul Soneja said, “I am thrilled to join the leadership team of Tech Mahindra. I believe it is a business with an extraordinary global mark, a strong brand portfolio, a highly skilled team, and an unparallel reputation as a leader in technology. My vision is to continue the momentum that Tech Mahindra has by leveraging next-gen technologies.