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10 facts you didn't know about Wipro's new CEO

January 07, 2016 11:26 IST

For starters, the new Wipro CEO gets his surname from Neemuch, a small town in Madhya Pradesh. 


Forty-eight-year-old Abidali Z Neemuchwala will head India’s third largest IT exporter Wipro from February.

Neemuchwala, who joined Wipro after a two-decade long stint at Tata Consultancy Services, is known for his vision, business acumen, rapport with clients and execution skills.

Exuding confidence in Neemuchwala, Wipro Chairman Azim Premji said, “In his nine months as the group president and chief operating officer, Abid has effortlessly assimilated into the culture and ethos of Wipro.  The new structure will ensure smooth succession and will build on the solid foundation we have developed to drive superior growth and profitability.”

Here are some interesting facts about Abidali Neemuchwala…