Bangalore, India – March 16, 2015: Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process servicescompany today announced the appointment of Abid Ali Neemuchwala as the Group President and Chief Operating Officer of the company, effectiveApril 1, 2015.
In his role, Abid will head the Service Lines of Global Infrastructure Services, Business Application Services, Business Process Services, and Advanced Technology Solutions. He will also head Business Operations; the geographies comprising Continental Europe, Africa, and LATAM; Strategic Engagements, Advisor Relationships as well as the Marketing function.
Welcoming Abid to Wipro, TK Kurien, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board said, “Abid brings invaluable experience with his track record of building and scaling businesses. I am confident his deep understanding of technology and expertise in all facets of IT & BPS businesses will help power our businesses to greater heights.”
Commenting on his appointment, Abid said, “I am honored to join Wipro, a company with a rich heritage of technology innovation and unflinching commitment to values. I look forward to contributing towards the company’s next phase of growth.”
Abid was, until recently, with Tata Consultancy Services where he headed Business Process Services globally. He was involved in several leadership roles during his 23-year-long career with TCS.
A chess buff, Abid is an Electronics & Communication engineer from NIT, Raipur and a Masters in Industrial Management from IIT, Mumbai. He is married with 3 children and lives in Dallas, Texas.