Bangalore, India - February 20, 2013:
Wipro Technologies, the Global Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing business of Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) today announced the appointment of Puneet Chandra as Chief Marketing Officer, IT Business.
Puneet will report to Shaji Farooq, Senior Vice President, Advanced Technologies, Global Alliances and Go-to-Market Transformation, Wipro Technologies.
Commenting on his appointment, Shaji Farooq said, “Puneet has an excellent track record of building and scaling businesses. His multi-disciplinary experience in global markets and cross-sectoral industry knowledge will play a crucial role in defining our marketing strategy, in line with the transformation agenda for our customers.”
Puneet, a chartered accountant by qualification, was a successful entrepreneur for over a decade before joining Wipro 12 years ago. In his last role, Puneet was the Vice President, Corporate Business Services, Wipro BPO, and was instrumental in setting up the back office business unit encompassing Finance, HR and Procurement and Order Management processes. He was also responsible for expanding Wipro’s global delivery capability and spearheaded efforts to set-up centres in Brazil, Mexico, US, Poland, Romania and China.
About Wipro Technologies
Wipro Technologies, the global IT business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) is a leading Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company, that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro Technologies delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of "Business through Technology" – helping clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, a practitioner's approach to delivering innovation and an organization wide commitment to sustainability, Wipro Technologies has over 140,000 employees and clients across 54 countries. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com.
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