September 16, 2019
Independent end to end IT Services Company, DXC Technology, have announced the appointment of Mike Salvino as president and chief executive officer, effective today.
Salvino succeeds Mike Lawrie, who has served as DXC’s Chairman, president and chief executive officer since the company’s formation in 2017. Lawrie retire as DXC’s board chair on 31 December 2019.
Salvino most recently served as a manging director at Carrick Capital Partners, where he specialised in technology-enabled services, including BPO, security and machine learning.
Prior to that, he served for seven years as group chief executive of Accenture Operations and was a member of Accenture’s Global Management Committee.
Manoj P. Singh, chair of the Board's Nominating Committee said: “Mike Salvino, who joined DXC’s board in May 2019, is a respected leader in the IT services industry with more than 30 years of experience and a strong track record of building profitable businesses that delivered value for clients and shareholders,”
“We want to thank Mike Lawrie for guiding DXC through its successful integration and initial phase of transformation. During his tenure, DXC became the world’s leading, independent end-to-end IT services company and built significant digital capabilities to help DXC execute its strategy. We look forward to his continued leadership during this important transition.”
Lawrie commented: “Mike Salvino is the perfect choice to lead DXC into its next phase of growth. He is a proven leader with a strong track record of successfully running businesses, forging trusted client relationships, and creating an environment to grow and develop talent,
“It’s been my privilege to serve as CEO as we repositioned DXC to focus on digital transformation and how we best serve clients. DXC is a world-class business, built by its extraordinary leaders and workforce. I’m proud of all that we accomplished.”
Salvino said: “DXC has an enviable client portfolio, deep industry partnerships and a talented global team. I am looking forward to leveraging these strengths and my proven operational playbook to accelerate the execution of our growth strategy.”