Sydney, Australia, and Bangalore, India - December 5, 2016:
Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, and Asahi Beverages, the Australia New Zealand business of the Japanese beverage giant, have been jointly recognized for the ‘Best BPO Sourcing’ partnership of 2016 by the ANZ Paragon Awards™, presented by Information Services Group, a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company.
Now in their sixth year, the Paragon Awards™ are the first awards program to honour organizations for their contributions to the continuing evolution of the outsourcing industry. The awards recognize companies that have demonstrated ground-breaking and innovative approaches to sourcing, resulting in a positive impact on their clients’ businesses. This is the third consecutive year Wipro has been recognized by the ISG ANZ Paragon Awards™ for sourcing excellence
Wipro and Asahi Beverages entered into a multi-year contract in September 2014 to jointly innovate, improve organizational efficiencies and enhance customer satisfaction for the beverage company. Wipro developed a Process Migration Solution that enabled Asahi Beverages to make a robust transition of shared services by mitigating the risks. The solution was delivered through a combination of process migration levers, procedures and tool sets.
Nagendra Bandaru, Senior Vice President and Global Head, Business Process Services, Wipro Limited said, “It is indeed an honor to have jointly won the 2016 ISG ANZ Paragon Award for BPO Sourcing with Asahi Beverages. The award recognizes how we help our partners become strategically empowered to meet end-consumer needs in the current dynamic business landscape. We will continue to invest in next-generation digital capabilities leveraging mobility, big data, and analytics, to improve agility in business operations and achieve better outcomes.”
Manoj Nagpaul, Chief Sales and Operations Officer- Asia Pacific & Japan (APJ), Wipro Limited said, “We are extremely pleased that Wipro has won the BPO Sourcing Award at the ISG Paragon Awards ANZ 2016 for our engagement with Asahi Beverages. This is a testament to the success we have had in the ANZ region in helping our clients achieve success in meeting their business outcomes.”
Peter Dalins, General Manager, Enterprise Solutions, Asahi Beverages said,“We are proud to have won this award jointly with Wipro. Our partnership with Wipro is of key strategic value to us. Wipro has understood many critical elements of our business, and has also helped us improve services to our internal and external customers.”
Robert Iervasi, Chief Financial Officer and Group General Counsel, Asahi Beverages added, “This award recognizes the mutual efforts of both the organizations, and is a testament to the professionalism of the parties involved. We look forward to strengthening the relationship between Asahi Beverages and Wipro.”
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 www.wipro.com
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