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THE CEO

Mr Mike Lawrie is chair­man, pres­i­dent and CEO of DXC Tech­nol­ogy. He was ranked 31st in Har­vard Busi­ness Re­view’s 2018 rank­ing of the world’s top-per­form­ing CEOs. He is 65 years old.

Mr Lawrie was pre­vi­ously chair­man, pres­i­dent and CEO of CSC. Be­fore that, he spent 27 years with IBM, where he rose to se­nior vice-pres­i­dent and group ex­ec­u­tive, re­spon­si­ble for sales and dis­tri­bu­tion of all IBM prod­ucts and ser­vices world­wide. From 1998 to 2001, he was gen­eral man­ager for IBM’s busi­ness in Europe, the Mid­dle East and Africa. Prior to that, he served as gen­eral man­ager of in­dus­tries for IBM’s busi­ness op­er­a­tions in Asia-Pa­cific, based in Tokyo.

His pre­vi­ous cor­po­rate board ser­vice has in­cluded Ju­niper Net­works (lead di­rec­tor), SSA Soft­ware, Sym­bol Tech­nolo­gies, Good Tech­nol­ogy and the NTT DoCoMo USA ad­vi­sory board. Mr Lawrie holds a BA in his­tory from Ohio Univer­sity and an MBA from Drexel Univer­sity.

Mr Lawrie and his wife have a son and a daugh­ter.

THE COM­PANY

DXC Tech­nol­ogy, a For­tune 500 com­pany, was formed by the merger of CSC and the en­ter­prise ser­vices busi­ness of Hewlett Packard En­ter­prise (HPE). It de­scribes it­self as an “end to end IT ser­vices and so­lu­tions com­pany”. Head­quar­tered in Vir­ginia, US, it has 134,000 em­ploy­ees. DXC re­ported US$24.6 bil­lion (S$34 bil­lion) rev­enue for fiscal 2018 and a re­turn on eq­uity of 16 per cent.

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