Aruna Jayanthi

Aruna Jayanthi

Latin America and Canada

Aruna Jayanthi was appointed Managing Director of Capgemini’s Latin America and Canada Business Units in January 2021. She is a member of the Group Executive Committee.

Prior to this, Aruna was Managing Director of Asia Pacific and Latin America from July 2018.

Previously, from 2016, Aruna was Head of Business Services, a strategic Business Unit that provides Business Procress Outsourcing and Platform (integrated technology and operations) services based on Capgemini’s IP for various industry segments.

Between 2011 and 2015, Aruna was the CEO of Capgemini in India, where she managed the operations of all business units covering consulting, technology and outsourcing services in the country, to support the Group’s growth agenda and strengthen India’s position as an industrialization and innovation hub. During her tenure, there was a significant increase in Indian integration, performance and capabilities with the local headcount rising from 32,000 to 85,000.

From 2014 to 2018, Aruna also served as chair of the country board for Capgemini Sweden.

Prior to this, Aruna was the Global Delivery Officer for Outsourcing services at Capgemini where she improved the quality, productivity and profitability of the outsourcing operations for Capgemini worldwide.

Aruna joined Capgemini in early 2000 and was part of the core team that initiated and set up the offshore capabilities.

Aruna has over 30 years of experience in the IT services industry and has worked in key roles in multinational and Indian system integrator companies. From 2014 – 2018, she was the Chairperson of the Board of Governors of the National Institute of Technology Calicut.

Aruna is a member of the supervisory board of Compagnie Générale des Établissements Michelin SCA (Michelin Group) since 2015. In 2018, she was conferred the prestigious French award of Knight of the Order of the Legion of Honour (Chevalier dans l’Ordre de la Légion d’Honneur).

Aruna holds a Master’s degree in Management Studies in Finance from the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies in Mumbai.