Wipro appoints country head for France

October 7th, 2008 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI  

Bangalore , Oct 7 (ANI/Business Wire India ): Wipro Technologies, the global IT services business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) announced the appointment of Christophe Martinoli as the Country Head for its France operations.

This appointment further strengthens and enhances Wipro’’s leadership capabilities in the global markets that it operates in with special focus on Europe .

In his role as the country head, Christophe will concentrate on defining a unified strategy for the France market, help build Wipro as a brand of choice and further enhance Wipro’’s image as a client facing global organization. In the past few years, Christophe has been in various leadership roles within Wipro. He led the sales efforts for the Manufacturing business and also handled strategic key accounts in the French market.

Christophe carries with him a rich experience of over 18 years across a spectrum of management roles. Beginning his career as a Product Manager with Atos in 1990 Christophe took charge of various leadership roles in leading technology organisations like Sun Microsystems, Alcatel, Sema Group and Steria to name a few.

We are pleased that Christophe is taking on the role as Country Head with immediate effect. Christophe has in his previous roles at Wipro, exhibited undeniable drive and leadership, said Ayan Mukerji, Chief Sales and Operations Officer, Europe , Wipro Technologies. His appointment further strengthens Wipro’’s commitment to the French market.

Commenting on his appointment, Christophe said, I am really excited about this new role. Wipro is a high performance company in the global IT services space and my agenda will be to further accelerate Wipro’’s top-line momentum in the local market here. We have made significant investments in France over the past two years and we have a definite head start with our focused approach on the vertical and service lines and the current employee base.

France is an important growth market for Wipro where the IT major has made significant investments in the past few years. Currently Wipro has offices in four locations and two development centers to service customers across industry segments. Wipro also has a dedicated sales and consulting workforce in France . (ANI)

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