Ritesh is a seasoned finance professional with 18 years of experience in Business Finance, P&L management, Financial Planning & Analysis, Complex & Large Deals, M&A Diligence and Integration.
Ritesh joined Wipro in 2005. He started off in the Corporate Audit department and eventually moved into business partnering role across different business units within Wipro. His most recent role has been Head of Finance for Wipro’s UK & Ireland geography having annualized revenue of $1.2Bn.
He is responsible for financial planning & forecasting, driving action plan to increase financial performance, revenue cycle management, cost optimization and margin improvement. He has been a crucial support to business teams in addressing complex business challenges (ranging from customer discussions/negotiations, vendor disputes/litigation, compliance issues).
He has extensive knowledge and expertise in complex and large deal structuring and negotiations. He was part of the core team involved in acquisition of Alight’s India business (9,000 colleagues).
He has also been overseeing finance function for the acquired entities within Wipro DOP (viz. WHRS and HPS); driving process & system integration, alignment of accounting practices & reporting metrics, improving profitability.
Ritesh is a Chartered Accountant and also holds a Bachelors degree in Commerce.