Wipro Limited on 16 March 2015 announced the appointment of former Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) top executive Abid Ali Neemuchwala as the Group President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the company.
He will take the charge from April 2015. The move is intended to help the company to streamline processes and allow dealing with strategic priorities at the company.
In his role in Wipro, he 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 Latin America; Strategic Engagements, Advisor Relationships as well as the Marketing function.
In his previous role with TCS, he was heading the Business Process Services globally. Apart from this, he was also involved in several leadership roles during his 23-year-long career with TCS.
Who: Wipro Limited
When: 16 March 2015