Wipro steps up investment in the UK to offer enhanced digital transformation services to clients
Wipro Digital opens new office in London; further hiring planned
London, Bangalore, December 9, 2015: Wipro Digital, the digital business unit of Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced the opening of its new London pod, furthering its commitment to offer enhanced digital transformation services at close proximity to its UK and European customers.
Wipro Digital also intends to continue its hiring in the UK to support business growth and expand its range of offerings. Over the past 12 months, Wipro Ltd has hired over 600 employees and today employs over 4,000 people in the United Kingdom.
Speaking on the occasion, T K Kurien, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board, Wipro Ltd said, “Wipro has shared a long standing and synergistic relationship with leading UK businesses over the past two decades. Our intimate knowledge of the local market, combined with our global experience and operational excellence allow us to help our clients achieve their desired outcomes. Wipro is deeply committed to job creation in the UK and has an abiding interest in engaging closely with the local communities.”
The new pod is purpose-built for Wipro Digital’s strategy, design and engineering teams to work in a collaborative and adaptive workspace side-by-side with clients. Both clients and employees will greatly benefit from the open, free-flowing design, enabling the easy formation of multi-disciplinary and agile groups to help businesses transform and succeed on their digital transformation journeys.
Wipro Digital officially opened its new London pod today in the presence of several dignitaries including the UK Minister of State for Trade and Investment, The Rt Hon Lord Maude of Horsham (Francis Maude).
“UK companies, customers and employees have all greatly benefited from Wipro’s investment in this country since 1995,” commented Lord Maude, UK Minister of Trade and Investment. “We are very grateful for their commitment and continued investment, and their decision to locate Wipro Digital’s office here in London. I look forward to seeing the results of Wipro Digital’s innovative work with UK companies, and the new experiences they will provide for customers around the world.”
Rajan Kohli, Senior Vice President and Global Head, Wipro Digital, said “London’s reputation for creativity and the confluence of cultures provide a springboard for ideas, making it an ideal hub to meet the digital needs of our customers. The opening of this pod is a key milestone in Wipro Digital’s journey as we continue to build multi-disciplinary teams to unveil new products and service experiences that keep pace with changing customer behavior and expectations.”
About Wipro Limited
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.” 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 160,000, serving clients in 175+ cities across 6 continents. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com
Wipro Digital, the digital business unit of Wipro, collaborates and iterates with clients to deliver customer-centered digital transformation. Working at the intersection of strategy, design and technology, we derive insight, shape interaction, drive integration and unlock innovation for our clients. We apply Customer Journey Engineering to create extraordinary experiences for global brands, businesses and their customers at scale. Learn more at wiprodigital.com or @WiproDigital.
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