Porto, Portugal, November 09, 2018:
Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting, and business process services company, today announced that its acquired entity, Appirio, has launched a new office in Porto to expand its European operations and meet growing business requirements in the region.
Appirio is a global services company that helps clients create next-generation Worker and Customer Experiences using the latest cloud technologies. Currently, Appirio has offices in Amsterdam, Dublin, London, Paris, Stockholm and now Porto.
The new Porto office houses a Commerce Cloud Digital Centre of Excellence, a Delivery Center and an Innovation Hub. The new office will hire local talent both laterally and from universities, for delivery roles such as functional consultants, technical leads and integration architects.
Erik Duffield, Global Business Head – Appirio Cloud Services said, “Europe offers a great opportunity for Appirio. Our new office in Porto reflects our growth, development and investment in Europe. The team in Porto allows us to serve our growing customers based in this region and support our partners better. We will be hiring local talent and be actively involved in building and sustaining technology growth in Porto and surrounding communities."
Appirio, a Wipro Company, helps customers improve worker and customer experiences with outcome-oriented consultants who bring the latest digital thinking and unmatched cloud experience. We create actionable strategies that deliver results quickly, and help organizations adapt to a new experience-driven era. We do this by harnessing the power of one of the world’s largest crowdsourcing communities and thousands of pre-built solution accelerators. Appirio is a trusted partner to some of the world’s largest brands, including YP, Cardinal Health, Coca-Cola, eBay, Facebook, Home Depot, Sony PlayStation, Moen, and IBM
About Wipro Limited
Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) is a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company. We harness the power of cognitive computing, hyper-automation, robotics, cloud, analytics and emerging technologies to help our clients adapt to the digital world and make them successful. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, strong commitment to sustainability and good corporate citizenship, we have over 175,000 dedicated employee serving clients across six continents. Together, we discover ideas and connect the dots to build a better and a bold new future.
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