‘Spirit of Wipro’ Run 2015 in Singapore A Success
Wipro's biggest global employee engagement event
Gardens by the Bay East, Singapore - December 9, 2015: Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, announced the successful completion of the sixth edition of The 'Spirit of Wipro Run' held in Singapore on 29 November. Wipro has been organizing the Run, an annual initiative for a decade now across global locations. The Singapore leg of the Run saw Wipro employees, their families, friends, customers, partners, analysts and suppliers run together for a cause.
The central theme of this year's event - 'Run with a purpose' - was focused on educating children with disability. Through this Run, Wipro in Singapore raised funds to support this cause and partnered with World Vision International, a humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice.
The Run was held at the Gardens by the Bay East and the hundreds of runners included a large number of participants from Wipro's customer organisations. The event had three categories, a 2K run for children, a 5K and a 10K for adults.
Commenting on the Run, TK Kurien, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board, Wipro Limited said, "Marathons are a celebration of the human spirit and instill in us the quality of perseverance to overcome challenges and obstacles in the pursuit of our goals. This aligns with the 'Spirit of Wipro' and forms the core of our philosophy. It was heartening to see so many enthusiastic and determined participants come together to make this Run a big success."
Manoj Nagpaul, Chief Sales and Operations Officer, Asia Pacific and Japan, Wipro Limited said, "The annual Spirit of Wipro Run is a celebration of Wipro's values. It is one of the many initiatives by Wipro that reinforces our long term commitment to social and community causes."
About Wipro Ltd.
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) is a leading information technology, consulting and business process services company that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of "Business through Technology." By combining digital strategy, customer centric design, advanced analytics and product engineering approach, Wipro helps its clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, strong commitment to sustainability and good corporate citizenship, Wipro has a dedicated workforce of over 160,000, serving clients in 175+ cities across 6 continents. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com
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