Company to Grow Headcount in Romania by 25% by December 2015
Bucharest, Romania and Bangalore, India - October 28, 2014:
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced plans to strengthen its presence in Romania. The company plans to increase its employee strength in Romania by 25%, to 750 employees by December 2015.
Wipro has been supporting global customers from Eastern Europe for nearly a decade. Today, the company's facilities in Romania serve more than 20 customers in Eastern Europe, supported by over 600 employees. Wipro's customers in Romania span across the retail and consumer goods, healthcare, manufacturing and telecom industries, among others.
Wipro expects to see significant traction across service lines in Romania, in the medium term.
Commenting on the company's growth plans, TK Kurien, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board, Wipro Ltd said, "Eastern Europe is poised to become a strategic delivery location for Wipro and we are committed to investing in the region. We are building strong domain knowledge in key growth verticals and are hiring local talent with strong program management capabilities."
In Romania, Wipro has development centers in Bucharest and Timisoara. Wipro is in discussions with local universities to partner and develop curriculum for enhancing local capabilities.
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" - 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 has a workforce of over 140,000, serving clients in 175+ cities across 6 continents. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com
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