Xebia Appoints New Global CEO


Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Xebia’s current CEO, Anand Sahay, has been promoted to a global position to drive the growth of the leading Dutch IT consultancy, now headquartered in the US, with 19 offices worldwide, including Dubai.  

Sahay joined Xebia in 2014 as CEO to take the company beyond the Netherlands and co-founded Xebia Global Services. He was responsible for extending Xebia’s business into the Middle East and Africa, the US, UK, APAC and ANZ regions.

As a leading entrepreneur, Sahay combines the latest technology with unique service offerings to create innovative service-line products to tap into potential markets and, by collaborating with business leaders, solves critical problems. He has had exposure to a diverse range of organisations, functional groups and work cultures.

Under Sahay’s stewardship, Xebia developed software engineering prowess to cater to the growing demands of global customers for quality software technology. Building on the architecture, engineering and software craftsmanship learned over the years in the Netherlands, he has brought a unique and refreshing blend of quality and scale. Sahay has made Xebia distinctive in the world and helped it stand out from the other software firms globally.

Commenting on his appointment, Sahay said, “It is an honour to be promoted to Global CEO. With our strength of cutting-edge technology and a family of highly skilled individuals and our dedicated workforce, we will be able to build a unique firm of futurists who bring the latest technology to our customers while scaling up the engineering team to bring new technology implementations to life.”

Xebia has over 5,000 employees worldwide, including over 3,000 people across five centres in India. Xebia’s software covers every critical capability required to bring successful digital transformation programs to customers worldwide.

As an electronics engineer, Sahay started his career as a software programmer at TCS. He later completed his MBA and undertook various leadership roles. An avid reader and philanthropist, Sahay is committed to giving back to society and enabling people and the environment. Anand is actively involved with The Nudge Foundation, an association that alleviates poverty sustainably, collaboratively and by scalability. It has three impact streams to tackle the complex issue of poverty, including the Centre for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (CSDE), the Centre for Social Innovation (CSI) and the Centre for Rural Development (CRD).

About Xebia

Xebia is a global Full Stack Software Engineering, IT Strategy and Digital consulting company, enabling digital transformation of enterprises using the latest technology and methodologies. They are a 5000+ group of pioneering go-getters and dreamers, spread across the globe with 500+ customers. Xebia experts specialize in Data & AI, Cloud, DevOps/SRE, Business Agility, Security, Software Development, Microsoft Technologies, Low Code and ISV Product Engineering. They promote digital transformation and bring IT solutions to the table. Xebia services include working from the start to finish, analyzing in-depth customer requirements and providing solutions to drive a business. Additionally, they provide cutting-edge tools and training services to bring out the full potential of a business. Xebia has strong presence in USA, Canada, Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Nordics, Poland, UK, Middle East, South Africa, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, India, Singapore, Vietnam and Australia.

At present, Xebia has more than 500 clients, including 250 leading global enterprises, helping them adopt new technology and embrace innovation to help them stay ahead in a fast-paced digital world.