Wipro’s New CEO Takes Charge: Here are the 5 things he mentioned on Day-1

Thierry Delaporte, the new CEO and MD of Wipro Technologies, took charge on Monday and showed confidence that the IT services company Wipro would emerge stronger than before from the current COVID pandemic.

Wipro used to be India’s 3rd largest Indian IT company; however, HCL has suppressed Wipro.

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Here are the 5 things Wipro’s New CEO Thierry Delaporte said on the day-1


I am equally keen to understand your thoughts, ideas, and aspirations. It is disappointing that I will have to wait longer to meet all of you. I can’t wait to be among you


Disruption has always been a part of the business; Yes, today, our normal lives have been upended. The challenges are new. But I know that Wipro, with a history of 75 years, has overcome many challenges with tenacity and resilience.


Given the circumstances, our initial interactions may have to be limited to the virtual mode, but I plan to update you on our journey regularly. 


Over the next few days, I will be spending time with senior leaders and teams across units and functions to take a holistic view of our business and (get a) better understand our opportunities and challenges


I had discussions on wide-ranging issues with Wipro’s chairman Rishad Premji. I was struck by his (Premji’s) clarity of thought, his principled approach towards leadership, and his commitment to bring about a cultural shift to create an environment that drives a growth mindset,” the communique said.


About Wipro’s New CEO Thierry Delaporte

  1. Wipro’s New CEO Thierry Delaporte will be based out of France; he will regularly travel to other locations once Covid-19 is over.
  2. Wipro’s New CEO Thierry Delaporte is the highest-paid CEO of Indian IT Company.
  3. Thierry is a Capegimini Veteran who has experience running Capegimini India operation; he is capable of winning large deals in BFSI (banking, financial services, and insurance) division, one of the key segments for Indian IT majors.
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All the best Wipro!!