Wipro expands presence in Romania, plans tie-ups with universities

Our Bureau Bangalore | Updated on October 28, 2014

To grow headcount 25% by Dec 2015

The country’s second largest IT services exporter, Wipro Ltd, will increase the headcount in its Romanian operations by 25 per cent to 750 by December 2015.

A press statement from Wipro said the company has about 20 customers in Eastern Europe.

Retail, healthcare

Wipro’s customers in Romania span the retail and consumer goods, healthcare, manufacturing and telecom industries, among others.

The company expects to see significant traction across service lines in Romania, in the medium term.

“Eastern Europe is poised to become a strategic delivery location for Wipro and we are committed to investing in the region. We are building strong domain knowledge in key growth verticals and are hiring local talent with strong program management capabilities,” said TK Kurien, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board, Wipro Ltd.

In Romania, Wipro has development centres in Bucharest and Timisoara.

The company is in discussions with local universities to partner and develop curriculum for enhancing local capabilities.

Published on October 28, 2014

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