Zahra Bahrololoumi CBE - Business in the Community
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Zahra Bahrololoumi CBE

Chief Executive Officer,

Salesforce UK and Ireland
Business in the Community Board of Trustee Directors

Zahra Bahrololoumi CBE is the Chief Executive Officer of Salesforce UK and Ireland, the world’s number one CRM platform. She was appointed to this position in 2021 to lead the company’s activities across two key growth markets.

Zahra has over 25 years’ experience in technology and consulting, and previously held a number of senior executive roles at Accenture, where she latterly led the Technology business for the UK and Ireland. This entailed a particular focus on transformation in artificial intelligence, cloud computing and platforms underpinning new applications.

Zahra has been widely recognised throughout her career as an industry leader. In 2023, she was awarded the CBE in the King’s Honours list for services to the Information Technology Sector. Other awards include: The Business Anecdote’s Top 20 Women In Tech 2023; Computer Weekly’s Most Influential People in UK Tech in 2022 & 2023; The Cranfield Female FTSE Board Report ‘100 Women to Watch 2022’ list; Woman of the Year for MENA Women In Tech Awards 2022; and Most Influential Women in UK Tech 2021.

Zahra is a strong advocate for equality for all and has held many diversity and inclusion roles across the world. She currently serves on the Board of TSB as a Non-Executive Director, and also sits on the Board of techUK, the Steering Group of Movement to Work, and the Cancer Research UK Corporate Partnerships Board. She is a former Vice Chair of the Prince’s Trust’s Technology Leadership board.

Zahra joined the Business in the Community (BITC) Board as a Trustee in November 2023 and is a member of BITC’s Seeing is Believing Council.