Wipro Announces its Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa (APMEA) Headquarters in Dubai
Biznextindia : Wipro Limited on Friday announced the opening of its Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa (APMEA) Strategic Market Unit Headquarters in Dubai, UAE. His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of the UAE, along with prominent UAE officials, visited the newly opened headquarters on its inaugural day.
Located in the heart of the bustling business establishment of One Central at the Dubai World Trade Centre, the newly opened headquarters will lead Wipro’s expansion and investments across the UAE and APMEA. It will address the business, technology, and transformation agendas of clients in focus sectors such as Financial Services, Retail, Telecom, Energy and Utilities, and the Public Sector. Wipro began its operations in the Middle East in UAE in 2001 and today has a presence spread across several countries in the region. The APMEA strategic market unit generates around $1.5 billion in revenue for Wipro, and employs over 30,000 personnel.
“We are pleased to launch our APMEA headquarters in Dubai, which opens a new chapter for Wipro in a fast-moving, technology-first market. Dubai is a gateway to the world, and its progressive government, multicultural workforce, and business-friendly policies, makes it a great fit for us as we expand our footprint across the APMEA regions” Rishad Premji, Executive Chairman, Wipro Limited, said.
The APMEA headquarters will include a co-innovation space, where strategic partners, including AWS, Microsoft, HPE, Informatica, Palo Alto Networks, SAS, and Snowflake, will collaborate with Wipro to co-create joint solutions that address the evolving needs of key sectors and technologies. Bringing together the power of the Wipro group, the HQ will house locally specialized teams from Capco, its global technology and management consultancy focused on financial services, and from Designit, its strategic design and innovation company, offering the very best of Wipro’s differentiated capabilities in the region. In addition, Wipro has also introduced Lab45 in the region which is a visionary innovation space to develop groundbreaking solutions to foster and accelerate ideation with clients.