Bengaluru, May 4 (PTI) Wipro Limited, a leading
information technology, consulting and business process
services company, on Tuesday announced the setting up of an
Innovation Centre in Holborn, London.
The Bengaluru-headquartered company said it will
invest GBP rpt GBP 16 million over the next four years in the
20,000 sq.ft.Innovation Centre which will serve as Wipros
flagship centre in the United Kingdom and offer technology
expertise to companies in the UK and globally.
"It will be integral to providing advanced digital,
cyber security and cloud expertise to both established and
upcoming enterprises, taking the lead on digital
transformation in one of Europes biggest technology
markets," Wipro said.
This year marks Wipros 75thglobal anniversary,
and 25years in the UK, where it employs over 4000
technology, digital consulting and business management
The IT services provider said it has hired over 500
new employees in the UK in the past 12 months and, with the
announcement of the Innovation Centre, expects its talent
base to increase further over the coming years.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnsonwas quoted as
saying in the statement: "Trade and investment between the UK
and India is creating good jobs and sustaining livelihoods in
both of our countries. Im very pleased that Wipro has
decided to join the legions of Indian companies investing in
the UK, boosting our technology sector and driving economic
growth." PTI RS BN