Paris, France - November 3, 2016:
Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company today announced the appointment of Gilles Grangé, as the regional head of its operations in France.
In his new role, Gilles will be responsible for building and strengthening Wipro’s presence in France by pursuing new business opportunities and growing its visibility in the region. He will be based in Paris, and report to Christophe Martinoli, Vice President and Head of Continental Europe.
“France is a key focus area for Wipro and we expect to significantly expand our market share in the region. Our global experience and proven track record in driving major transformational programs coupled with a strong local presence will help us deliver desired outcomes for clients and accelerate growth in the region. I am confident Gilles with his diverse experience will help drive the right strategy and help achieve our growth targets for the region,” said Christophe Martinoli, Vice President and Head of Continental Europe, Wipro Limited.
Gilles has over 20 years of professional IT experience and joined Wipro in 2009. In the past seven years, he has assumed various roles including Head of Infrastructure management, Global Client Partner and most recently, the Head of the Financial Services and Insurance Business for Wipro in Continental Europe.
Prior to Wipro, Gilles was the Deputy Head of Infrastructure Division at Logica/CGI. He is a seasoned sales leader and brings rich experience in customer relationship management, sales development and Key Account Management. Gilles holds a degree in Engineering and an Executive MBA from la Sorbonne.
About Wipro Limited
Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) 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.” By combining digital strategy, customer centric design, advanced analytics and product engineering approach, Wipro helps its clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, strong commitment to sustainability and good corporate citizenship, Wipro has a dedicated workforce of over 170,000, serving clients across 6 continents. For more information, please visit please visit www.wipro.com
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