Johannesburg, South Africa - October 12, 2015:
Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, has appointed Gavin Holme as Business Head for the company's operations in Africa.
In his role, Gavin will be responsible for leading the strategy and growth agenda for the African market. He will report to Ankur Prakash, Vice President for Emerging Markets - LATAM, Africa and Canada.
Welcoming Gavin to Wipro, Ankur said, “Gavin comes with an in-depth understanding of customers, buying trends and behaviours across markets in Africa. We welcome him and look forward to the value he will add by combining local knowledge and strategic vision with Wipro's growth objectives.”
Prior to joining Wipro, Gavin served as the Head of Services Sales for Africa at SAP where he focused on providing unique customer experiences.
Gavin has an MBA degree from Wits Business School, South Africa and a BSc Engineering degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.
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 recognised globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, a practitioner's approach to delivering innovation, and an organisation wide commitment to sustainability, Wipro has a workforce of over 150,000, serving clients in 175+ cities across six continents. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com
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