Wipro Technologies announced the
consolidation of its India and Global IT Infrastructure Business to form a New
Business Unit called Global Infrastructure and Services (GIS).
A single entity across the globe will
further accelerate Wipro’s growth in the infrastructure business and build on
its leadership position.
“We see tremendous value in establishing
global practices, integrated delivery, program governance and global career
opportunities for our teams,” said TK Kurien, CEO, IT Business and executive
The consolidation is aimed at tapping the
$250 billion global Infrastructure services market. The new consolidated
structure will help Wipro maximize value delivered to clients globally through
our best of breed service innovation and research efforts.
“Wipro is now better positioned in the
infrastructure services market through its global footprint, comprehensive
alliance ecosystem, system integration proposition and transformational
capability,” said Anand Sankaran, SVP, head Wipro Infotech and Global
Infrastructure and Services, Wipro Technologies.
To bring in common direction and
leadership, Anand Sankaran will lead the Global Technology Infrastructure
Services business, in addition to his current responsibility as Head of Wipro
As a result of the consolidation Deepak
Jain would work closely with Anand Sankaran to build and execute strategies to
enable Wipro’s leadership in the global Infrastructure services market, which
is currently estimated to be $250 billion.
By Telecomlead.com Team