Wipro Appoints Tomoaki Takeuchi as Country Head & Managing Director for Japan

Mabel R. Acton

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 8, 2021– Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced the appointment of Tomoaki Takeuchi as the Country Head & Managing Director for Japan. Takeuchi-san is a seasoned technology and operations professional with more than […]

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 8, 2021–

Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced the appointment of Tomoaki Takeuchi as the Country Head & Managing Director for Japan.

Takeuchi-san is a seasoned technology and operations professional with more than three decades of experience. Prior to joining Wipro, he headed the Japan operations for Cognizant. He previously held leadership positions at EDS, Sun Microsystems and Apple in Japan, and has a successful track record in business development and service delivery. He holds a graduate degree in commercial science from KEIO University, Tokyo.

“Japan has been a strategic focus for Wipro over the years, even more so now with its growing demand for digital transformation, specialized technology requirements and engineering expertise. I am excited to welcome Takeuchi-san, and am confident that his leadership and deep understanding of this market will help clients succeed and drive our growth ambition in this region,” said N.S. Bala, CEO – APMEA, Wipro Limited.

Takeuchi-san will enhance Wipro’s focus in Japan with an emphasis on exponential growth, large deals and significant transformational engagements.

“I am thrilled to be a part of Wipro and truly admire its spirit of excellence and corporate values. I look forward to help strengthen our client and partner relationships, amplify investments in local capabilities, and drive a positive brand perception to enable large scale sustainable growth for Wipro,” said Tomoaki Takeuchi.

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 180,000 dedicated employees serving clients across six continents. Together, we discover ideas and connect the dots to build a better and a bold new future.

Forward-Looking Statements

The forward-looking statements contained herein represent Wipro’s beliefs regarding future events, many of which are by their nature, inherently uncertain and outside Wipro’s control. Such statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding Wipro’s growth prospects, its future financial operating results, and its plans, expectations and intentions. Wipro cautions readers that the forward-looking statements contained herein are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the results anticipated by such statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties regarding fluctuations in our earnings, revenue and profits, our ability to generate and manage growth, complete proposed corporate actions, intense competition in IT services, our ability to maintain our cost advantage, wage increases in India, our ability to attract and retain highly skilled professionals, time and cost overruns on fixed-price, fixed-time frame contracts, client concentration, restrictions on immigration, our ability to manage our international operations, reduced demand for technology in our key focus areas, disruptions in telecommunication networks, our ability to successfully complete and integrate potential acquisitions, liability for damages on our service contracts, the success of the companies in which we make strategic investments, withdrawal of fiscal governmental incentives, political instability, war, legal restrictions on raising capital or acquiring companies outside India, unauthorized use of our intellectual property and general economic conditions affecting our business and industry. The conditions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic could decrease technology spending, adversely affect demand for our products, affect the rate of customer spending and could adversely affect our customers’ ability or willingness to purchase our offerings, delay prospective customers’ purchasing decisions, adversely impact our ability to provide on-site consulting services and our inability to deliver our customers or delay the provisioning of our offerings, all of which could adversely affect our future sales, operating results and overall financial performance. Our operations may also be negatively affected by a range of external factors related to the COVID-19 pandemic that are not within our control. Additional risks that could affect our future operating results are more fully described in our filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, including, but not limited to, Annual Reports on Form 20-F. These filings are available at www.sec.gov. We may, from time to time, make additional written and oral forward-looking statements, including statements contained in the company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and our reports to shareholders. We do not undertake to update any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by us or on our behalf.

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Wipro Limited

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