Bangalore, India - December 1, 2010:
Wipro Technologies, the Global Consulting, System Integration and Outsourcing Business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) today announced the appointment of Priti Rajora as the Global Head for Talent Acquisition.
In this new role, Priti will be responsible for talent acquisition across all business units and geographies, for Wipro Technologies, with a strong focus on driving fulfillment metrics and building world class systems and processes to take the function to the next level.
“As Wipro Technologies continues to grow its global footprint and deepen customer engagements, the need for an efficient and diverse workforce continues to increase. Priti’s sound experience in recruitment and her long-term association with Wipro will allow her to attract and recruit best in class talent to support our customers in their business”, added, Pratik Kumar, Executive Vice President, Human Resources - Wipro Ltd.
Commenting on her new role Priti said, “I am delighted with this appointment. Heading the global recruitment function is like a homecoming of sorts for me as the initial years of my career were spent in this function. My time with Talent Engagement Development function has helped me sharpen my understanding of business and the full life cycle of talent management. I am very excited about this new opportunity and hope to take Wipro’s Talent Acquisition function to the next level.”
Priti began her career at Wipro as part of the recruitment team in 2000. In the course of her career at Wipro, Priti has held senior recruitment positions with Wipro’s various business units such as Telecom Solutions, Finance Solutions, Telecom and Embedded solutions. Priti has also led Wipro’s Campus Hiring Program. In July 2008 Priti made a career shift as the Talent Engagement Development leader for Wipro business units such as Enterprise Applications, Infrastructure Services and Testing Services. In her capacity as the HR Lead for these three divisions, she was responsible for driving the HR charter for a 25000+ global workforce and the service lines have witnessed a plethora of initiatives and people connect activities under her leadership.
About Wipro Technologies
Wipro Technologies, a division of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) is the first PCMM Level 5 and SEI CMM Level 5 certified global IT services organization. Wipro Technologies was recently assessed at Level 5 for CMMI V 1.2 across offshore and onsite development centers. Wipro is one of the largest product engineering and support service providers worldwide. Wipro provides comprehensive research and development services, IT solutions and services, including systems integration, information systems outsourcing, package implementation, software application management, and datacenter managed services to corporations globally. In the Indian market, Wipro is a leader in providing IT solutions and services for the corporate segment in India, offering system integration, network integration, software solutions and IT services.
Wipro also has a strong presence in niche market segments of consumer products and lighting. In the Asia-Pacific and Middle East markets, Wipro provides IT solutions and services for global corporations. Wipro's ADS' are listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and its equity shares are listed in India on the Stock Exchange - Mumbai, and the National Stock Exchange.
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