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Wipro to increase headcount in Ireland

The Hindu BusinessLine:  May, 2014

Mumbai: IT major Wipro Ltd plans to increase the headcount at its Shannon Development Centre in Ireland by up to 50 per cent over the next 12 months.

The planned increase in workforce is buoyed by the rising demand for services and to meet increasing business requirements.

Employs over 200

At present, the centre employs more than 200 professionals, and delivers services to banks and financial services companies across Ireland and the UK, Wipro said in a statement.

“Ireland today offers a great talent pool and excellent infrastructure support. We are seeing a lot of interest from banks in the region for services around business resilience, risk and compliance, simplification, digital, mobility and analytics,” said Rajan Kohli, Senior Vice-President and Head of Banking & Financial Services at Wipro.

The Shannon centre provides Wipro’s IT and business process services' offerings to marquee retail banking and insurance customers.