Wipro (News - Alert) Limited, which provides comprehensive IT solutions and services, has appointed Vyomesh Joshi, an information technology industry veteran, to its board of directors with immediate effect.
Officials with Wipro said that Joshi will serve as an independent member on the board and is expected to bring to Wipro a wealth of experience, having spent over three decades in the industry.
Until recently, he was the executive vice president of Hewlett-Packard's (News - Alert) imaging and printing group. “He brings in a unique combination of wisdom and technical capabilities. I am sure that Wipro will benefit from his insights and experience,” said Azim Premji, chairman, Wipro Limited, in a statement.
“I have for long admired Wipro as a company, as much for its business excellence as for its strong commitment to values. I look forward to contributing to the company as it prepares for its future challenges,” said Joshi. Joshi completed his masters’ degree in electrical engineering from Ohio State University, US.
Back in August, Wipro Technologies (News - Alert), the global information technology, consulting and outsourcing business of Wipro Limited, announced that it has become an SAP (News - Alert) services partner of SAP South Africa, a subsidiary of SAP AG.
Wipro Technologies is a global SAP services partner and one of the first SAP partners to have achieved global certification in the implementation of the Run SAP methodology. As an SAP services partner in South Africa, Wipro will extend its in-depth industry knowledge and implementation skills related to SAP's comprehensive range of enterprise applications.
SAP services partners help SAP customers design, implement and integrate SAP solutions; optimize business processes; and provide strategic business consultation. As an SAP services partner in South Africa, Wipro will focus on accelerating growth and innovation for businesses in South Africa.
Through cooperation with SAP South Africa, Wipro will help customers define their IT roadmaps and improve business performance. It will also allow customers to take advantage of Wipro's extensive experience and state-of-the-art SAP solutions lab at the company's Electronic City Facility in Bangalore, India.
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