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  • Wipro CEO: Seeing shift in client priorities to deals that deliver rapid returns Jan 13, 2023 09:26 PM IST

    Wipro CEO: Seeing shift in client priorities to deals that deliver rapid returns

    On clients moving away from discretionary spends, CEO Thierry Delaporte added that the macro uncertainty drives a “certain level of volatility”, and on that front, there is a lag in conversion.

  • Wipro headcount down by 435 employees, attrition declines to 21.2% in Q3 Jan 13, 2023 04:32 PM IST

    Wipro headcount down by 435 employees, attrition declines to 21.2% in Q3

    This is the first time in ten quarters that Wipro is seeing a net reduction in headcount since the first quarter of FY21, when the company's headcount reduced by 1,082 employees.

  • Corporate Crossings | Wipro appoints Amit Chaudhary as Chief Operating Officer Nov 03, 2022 06:55 PM IST

    Corporate Crossings | Wipro appoints Amit Chaudhary as Chief Operating Officer

    Amit Chaudhary was previously COO for Capgemini’s Financial Services Business Unit.

  • 'Certain level of uncertainty', but currently no slowdown in demand: Wipro CEO Delaporte Oct 12, 2022 09:35 PM IST

    'Certain level of uncertainty', but currently no slowdown in demand: Wipro CEO Delaporte

    Delaporte added that the nature of deals is shifting, but there stated that he hasn't seen a decline in the number of bookings

  • 'Conflict of interest' an issue, side job is fine: Wipro CEO on moonlighting Oct 12, 2022 08:12 PM IST

    'Conflict of interest' an issue, side job is fine: Wipro CEO on moonlighting

    Wipro CEO Thierry Delaporte said the company doesn't believe it’s right to have two jobs where there's a conflict of interest.

  • MC Exclusive | Wipro holds back April-June quarter variable payouts for mid, senior-level employees Aug 17, 2022 04:05 PM IST

    MC Exclusive | Wipro holds back April-June quarter variable payouts for mid, senior-level employees

    Wipro's move to pause variable pay and defend margins comes amid fears of a possible recession in the US

  • Wipro issues 1.3 lakh restricted stock units to some employees Aug 12, 2022 11:27 AM IST

    Wipro issues 1.3 lakh restricted stock units to some employees

    Wipro did not divulge details of the exercised price or the vesting period. The grant is effective August 11.

  • Wipro CEO highest paid among Indian IT peers in FY22, taking home $10.5 million pay cheque Jun 10, 2022 10:56 AM IST

    Wipro CEO highest paid among Indian IT peers in FY22, taking home $10.5 million pay cheque

    In the same period, Infosys CEO Salil Parekh got a pay packet of $10.2 million, HCL CEO C Vijayakumar made $4.15 million, TCS CEO Rajesh Gopinathan was paid $3.32 million, and Tech Mahindra’s CP Mahindra got a remuneration of $2.83 million

  • As long as the market is hot, there's going to be high attrition: Wipro CEO Thierry Delaporte May 02, 2022 10:51 AM IST

    As long as the market is hot, there's going to be high attrition: Wipro CEO Thierry Delaporte

    But, according to Delaporte, the company is better positioned to attract talent now than it was two or three years ago. With the demand continuing to be on the rise, Delaporte spoke to Moneycontrol about the sustainability of this growth, its acquisition spree and more.

  • Wipro acquires consulting firm Convergence Acceleration Solutions for $80 million Apr 12, 2022 12:30 PM IST

    Wipro acquires consulting firm Convergence Acceleration Solutions for $80 million

    The acquisition will help Wipro drive large-scale business and technology transformation for clients

  • In 2 years, 50% of Wipro’s order book will be with key partners from 38% now: CEO Thierry Delaporte Feb 16, 2022 07:15 PM IST

    In 2 years, 50% of Wipro’s order book will be with key partners from 38% now: CEO Thierry Delaporte

    Wipro sees tremendous opportunity in its partnerships with companies like AWS, Microsoft, Google, Salesforce, SAP ServiceNow, in the areas of cloud-led modernization, AI, machine learning, and specific digital solutions.

  • Omicron impact | Wipro to close all offices globally for next 4 weeks Jan 12, 2022 04:36 PM IST

    Omicron impact | Wipro to close all offices globally for next 4 weeks

    Wipro had started getting senior executives back to the office in September. In October, the company said that it would accelerate the initiative from January 2022 but the spread of Omicron has forced a change of plan

  • Thierry Delaporte, Deepinder Goyal, Falguni Nayar: Who was India’s best business leader in 2021? Jan 01, 2022 12:24 PM IST

    Thierry Delaporte, Deepinder Goyal, Falguni Nayar: Who was India’s best business leader in 2021?

    In 2021, the best companies exhibited the ability to innovate and soldier on in the midst of a crisis. In all cases, these were companies whose leaders showed the way.

  • Can Wipro overtake HCL Tech to become India’s third biggest IT firm again? Oct 25, 2021 01:05 PM IST

    Can Wipro overtake HCL Tech to become India’s third biggest IT firm again?

    Two years ago, HCL Technologies overtook Wipro to become India’s third largest information technology (IT) services company. Under new CEO Thierry Delaporte, can Wipro regain its place in India’s IT pantheon? 

  • Wipro to invest $1 billion over next 3 years to expand cloud transformation capability Jul 20, 2021 04:43 PM IST

    Wipro to invest $1 billion over next 3 years to expand cloud transformation capability

    As a part of the investment, Wipro FullStride Cloud Services was launched to help clients' in their cloud journey. The firm has seen consistent growth in its cloud business and employs over 79,000 cloud professionals and more than 10,000 people certified by the leading cloud service providers.

  • Wipro CEO Thierry Delaporte: Will hit $10-billion run rate in Q2, grow by 20% this year Jul 16, 2021 10:22 AM IST

    Wipro CEO Thierry Delaporte: Will hit $10-billion run rate in Q2, grow by 20% this year

    It has been a year since Thierry Delaporte took charge as the CEO of Indian IT major Wipro. Since then, Delaporte has taken a number of initiatives to make Wipro more nimble, win deals and make strategic acquisitions. Delaporte spoke to Moneycontrol's Chandra R Srikanth and Swathi Moorthy on the progress so far and the challenges and opportunities ahead.

  • Wipro added 12,000 employees in Q1 FY22, highest in a decade Jul 15, 2021 04:30 PM IST

    Wipro added 12,000 employees in Q1 FY22, highest in a decade

    However, the company's attrition increased to 15.5 percent in the June quarter, up from 12 percent in the previous quarter.

  • Green shoots in Wipro under Thierry Delaporte, but execution is key in coming quarters Jul 06, 2021 11:55 AM IST

    Green shoots in Wipro under Thierry Delaporte, but execution is key in coming quarters

    Thierry Delaporte, who took over as Wipro's CEO last year, has revamped the company’s structure and acquisition strategy to spur growth and reclaim the No. 3 spot in India’s IT hierarchy

  • With shift to digital, demand for talent will outstrip supply: Rishad Premji Jun 21, 2021 11:13 AM IST

    With shift to digital, demand for talent will outstrip supply: Rishad Premji

    Technology is often at the forefront of economic recovery, but especially so now, as the pandemic precipitated structural changes across industries and challenged established ways of working, Wipro chairman Premji has said a letter to shareholders.

  • Wipro appoints former Yes Bank executive Anup Purohit as Chief Information Officer Jun 11, 2021 01:16 PM IST

    Wipro appoints former Yes Bank executive Anup Purohit as Chief Information Officer

    The other critical hires at Wipro in recent months include Subha Tatavarti, its Chief Technology Officer, Stephanie Trautman, who will be the chief growth officer, a new role created to drive large deals momentum, and Pierre Bruno, who will be heading Europe, which is one of the key focus areas for the company.

  • Wipro’s Thierry Delaporte highest paid CEO, races past TCS and Infosys Jun 11, 2021 10:44 AM IST

    Wipro’s Thierry Delaporte highest paid CEO, races past TCS and Infosys

    Wipro’s Thierry Delaporte drew Rs 64 crore ($8.8 million) for FY21, making him the highest paid CEO in IT compared to his peers in Infosys' Salil Parekh at Rs 49.68 crore and TCS' Rajesh Gopinathan at Rs 20.4 crore.

  • Wipro to roll out hikes, promotions and skill-based bonuses to retain talent Apr 15, 2021 07:47 PM IST

    Wipro to roll out hikes, promotions and skill-based bonuses to retain talent

    Attrition and talent war are clearly one of the key challenges facing IT firms that are looking at double- digit growth in FY22. To attract and retain talent, all Indian IT firms are looking at multiple interventions.

  • Wipro hires former PayPal, Walmart executive Subha Tatavarti as chief technology officer Mar 30, 2021 12:20 PM IST

    Wipro hires former PayPal, Walmart executive Subha Tatavarti as chief technology officer

    US-based Subha Tatavarti worked at PayPal for nearly a decade before moving on to Walmart in 2020

  • Wipro hired 14,000 people in Q3, robust hiring plan in place for coming months Jan 13, 2021 09:00 PM IST

    Wipro hired 14,000 people in Q3, robust hiring plan in place for coming months

    Wipro's Chief Human Resources Officer Saurabh Govil said the company is making big investments in Europe, US and Asia Pacific and on new technology areas, adding that supply-side constraints would not hold back the growth momentum.

  • Will CEO Thierry Delaporte’s strategy help Wipro catch up with its peers? Nov 20, 2020 12:59 PM IST

    Will CEO Thierry Delaporte’s strategy help Wipro catch up with its peers?

    TCS, Infosys, the company’s rivals in the top tier of India’s IT services sector, are way ahead in terms of revenue and growth. In FY19, HCL Tech overtook Wipro to become the third-largest IT services provider. Delaporte is now aiming to regain lost ground, focussing on growth and roping in talent to pursue it