Bangalore, India and East Brunswick, New Jersey, USA - January 16, 2015:
Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company today announced that Suresh Senapaty, the current Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director will retire on attaining the age of superannuation on March 31, 2015 after completing a distinguished career spanning over three decades with the company. Jatin Dalal, Senior Vice President - Finance will take over the role of CFO, effective April 1, 2015.
Acknowledging Suresh Senapaty’s contribution, Azim Premji, Chairman, Wipro Limited said, “Suresh has been an integral part of the company’s think-tank and has played a catalytic role in taking the company to great heights.His exemplary contribution has seen Wipro setting new benchmarks in finance, governance and strategy. He has also emerged as a key industry voice, who has championed several governance and policy issues, pertinent to the IT industry. I personally thank him and his family for his contribution to Wipro and wish him all the very best in his future plans.”
Suresh Senapaty said, “It has been an exciting, challenging and fulfilling journey for me. Wipro has been an outstanding place to work, learn and grow. Helping build Wipro’s finance function and a strong culture of corporate governance apart from being a part of the organization’s growth journey are memories that I cherish. This has been a wonderful journey, personally and professionally. I also wish to express my gratitude to all colleagues and other stake holders for their support over the years and wish Jatin all the very best.”
A Chartered Accountant, Jatin Dalal joined Wipro in 2002. He has been instrumental in taking up diverse and challenging assignments in Wipro’s finance function including setting up of Wividus – the company’s shared services division besides strengthening the company’s Financial Planning & Analysis and Investor Relations functions.
Suresh Senapaty and Jatin Dalal will work together through quarter ending March 31, 2015 to ensure a smooth transition.
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 150,000, serving clients in 175+ cities across 6 continents. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com
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