Information technology services company Wipro Limited has named a new CEO, it announced Monday.The Indian company, which has U.S. offices in East Brunswick, said in a news release that Abidali Z. Neemuchwala would become CEO and a director, effective Feb. 1.
“In his nine months as the group president and chief operating officer, Abid has effortlessly assimilated into the culture and ethos of Wipro,” Azim Premji, chairman, said in a prepared statement. “The new structure will ensure smooth succession and will build on the solid foundation we have developed to drive superior growth and profitability.”
In addition, T.K. Kurien was named executive vice chairman, also effective Feb. 1.
“Over the past five years, Wipro has been transforming into a next-generation technology and consulting company with defining differentiators in the marketplace,” Premji said. “As executive vice chairman, T.K. will enable Abid by leveraging his deep relationships with customers and chart out a new technology roadmap for Wipro.”