Wipro inaugurates development centre in Chengdu, China

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Bangalore/Chengdu (China), Nov 26 (ANI/Business Wire India): Wipro Technologies, the global IT services business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) announced the inauguration of its global delivery centre at Chengdu, China to provide IT and BPO services to its customers. The center will have secured facilities, labs and infrastructure for customer projects and can grow to provide a capacity of 1000 seats.

The new centre will broaden Wipro's service capabilities along with its existing presence in Shanghai. The Vice-Province Governor of Sichuan province Li Chengyun and the Mayor of Chengdu city, Mr. Ge Honglin officially inaugurated the center today, jointly with Mr. Sambuddha Deb, Executive Vice President and Chief Delivery Officer, Wipro Technologies.

This center will extend Wipro's expansive portfolio of IT service to its customer with an initial focus in the first year on Testing and Enterprise Application services for the Manufacturing, Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) industries. The center would provide multilingual services in English, Chinese and Japanese. Chengdu was chosen as a location due to its conducive business environment, talented pool of IT professionals and the city's excellent infrastructure. The center currently employs over 100 people and the IT major plans on increasing this headcount.

Inaugurating the new centre Ge Honglin, Mayor of Chengdu city said, "Chengdu is a great outsourcing destination and we are happy that Wipro is inaugurating its center here today."

Speaking at the inauguration, Sambuddha Deb, Executive vice president and Chief Delivery Officer, Wipro Technologies said, "This facility in Chengdu is one of the global strategic centers that we are creating around the world. Our employees here would be trained in Wipro's quality processes, technologies and the high global delivery standards that Wipro is renowned for." Wipro has been successfully diversifying its footprint in multiple countries and the Chengdu center is a part of its globalization strategy which includes enabling near shore delivery. (ANI)

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