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Kannan Sundaresan

Managing Director and Lead – Accenture Operations, Asia Pacific


Kannan Sundaresan is Managing Director and Lead for Accenture's BPO operations in Asia Pacific. In this role, he manages the delivery across APAC for multiple client operations in capabilities like Finance, Human Resources, Procurement, Life Science, Healthcare, Supply Chain, Customer Service, Banking and Financial Services and Marketing Services.

Kannan has over 25 years of corporate experience and has several years of experience in developing strategies for outsourcing and offshoring opportunities for large global organizations. His specialization includes discovering unique value propositions and deriving diverse models that enable leveraging the potential of global sourcing. Kannan also has entrepreneurial experience in building outsourcing businesses in health care and financial services, and has worked extensively in developing new markets and products.

Prior to Accenture, Kannan held senior leadership roles in global companies where he gathered extensive experience in finance and strategic planning, corporate finance, international finance, taxation, mergers and acquisitions.

Kannan has a Bachelor's degree in physics, and is a qualified Chartered Accountant, Company Secretary and Cost Accountant.