Wipro Limited

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Wipro Limited Description

Wipro Limited (Western India Palm Refined Oils Limited) is recently known as Western India Products Limited. The company is an Indian Information Technology Services corporation which is headquartered at Bengaluru, India. The company was established in the year 1945 in Amalner. In the starting, it was established as a vegetable and refined oils manufacturer in Maharashtra. The company is a leading global IT, consulting and business process services company. Wipro is a company that is known for its strong commitment to sustainability and good business citizenship. The company has employed over 160,000 dedicated employees that serve clients all cross the six continents. As a whole, they try to innovate find ideas and connect the dots to help build a better and bold future. The company separated its non-IT businesses into various separate companies to bring out more focus on the independent businesses. The company is indulged in a number of other ventures too. Wipro Consumer care & lighting (WCCLG) is a business unit of Wipro that functions in FMCG segment that deals with consumable goods. The company was established in the year 1945, making their first product that was vegetable oil, which is now sold in the market as "Sunflower Vanaspati". The company also sells personal care products that include Wipro Safewash, Wipro Baby Soft, toilet soaps Santoor and Chandrika and of course the brand Yardley. Wipro Infrastructure Engineering is the business division that is manufacturing hydraulic cylinders, truck cylinders, and their components and solutions ever since their inception in the year 1976. The product Hydraulic cylinder is delivered to international OEMs. The company has come into partnership with Kawasaki and aerospace giant EADS. In the year 2010, the company became the second largest independent manufacturer of hydraulic cylinders across the globe. Wipro GE Medical Systems Limited is a joint venture between Wipro and GE Healthcare South Asia. It focuses on the research and development of advanced solutions to deliver to patient needs in healthcare. The company started functioning in the year 1990, and is currently has gadgets and equipment for diagnostics, healthcare IT solutions and services that help the professionals combat cancer, heart disease, and other such diseases. The company adheres to the Six Sigma quality standards for all their products. The company has been ranked as No. 1 in the 2010 Asian Sustainability Rating (ASR) of Indian Companies. The company has been consecutively listed for the sixth time as one of the world's most ethical companies by US based Ethisphere Institute.

Wipro Limited Overview

Company limited by Shares
Non-govt company
29 Dec,1945
N/A Related OEMs
N/A No. of plants

Company Breakup

Name share
Foreign Holdings
Bodies Corporate
Mutual Funds
Total Number Of Shareholders 482298
Shareholding As On 2017-07-19

Wipro Limited in News

13 Sep 2017

Wipro opens automotive centre of excellence in Romania

The company plans to hire experienced technology professionals and engineering graduates from top universities in Romania to work across technology domains like in-vehicle infotainment, cluster display, telematics, connected cars and Advanced Driver assistance Systems (ADAS).

26 Apr 2017

Sensex makes history, scales Mount 30,000 to touch all-time high

The BSE Sensex hit its record high level of 30,071.61, surpassing its previous high of 30,024 made in March 2015. At 9.30 am, the index was trading 100 points, or 0.34 per cent, higher at 30,043.65. Nifty50 which hit 9,300 for the first time on Tuesday, rallied and hit its fresh all-time high of 9,343.15.

Directors of Wipro Limited

Name DIN Email Designation Date of joining
Abidali Zainuddin Neemuchwala Unlock to View Unlock to View Director 18 Jul,2016
Patrick John Ennis Unlock to View Unlock to View Additional Director 01 Apr,2016
Patrick Lucien Andre Dupuis Unlock to View Unlock to View Additional Director 01 Apr,2016
Rishad Azim Premji Unlock to View Unlock to View Wholetime Director 01 May,2015
Ireena Vittal Unlock to View Unlock to View Director 01 Oct,2013
Mahendrakumar Sharma Unlock to View Unlock to View Director 01 Jul,2011
Azim Hasham Premji Unlock to View Unlock to View Managing Director 31 Jul,2007
Narayanan Vaghul Unlock to View Unlock to View Director 18 Jul,2007
William Owens Unlock to View Unlock to View Director 01 Jul,2006
Ashok Sekhar Ganguly Unlock to View Unlock to View Director 01 Jan,1999

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