Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading technology services and consulting company, announced the appointment of Wagner Jesus as Country Head and Managing Director for operations in Brazil.
Wagner joined Wipro three years prior, taking the lead of the non-financial business cluster. During his tenure, he has played a pivotal role in both local and global accounts and has successfully established relationships within the region. He has acted as a catalyst for significant change within the company and is an influential leader spearheading the company's most recent acquisitions while driving growth in Brazil.
"Brazil is one of the most dynamic markets in Latin America. Under Wagner's leadership, Wipro will continue to strengthen relationships with local teams, launch hyperscaler-centric innovation centers, and achieve best-in-class delivery to our clients," said Srini Pallia, CEO, Americas 1, Wipro Limited. "Wagner's commitment and authority over the last three years has been exemplary; he was the logical choice in maintaining the excellent momentum and growth Wipro has experienced in Brazil. I am pleased to welcome him into this new role and certain that he will continue to drive remarkable initiatives."
As he transitions to this new role, Wagner wants to focus on securing large local deals and significant transformational engagements. "Investing in the future of Brazil's technology has been Wipro's commitment for more than 16 years. I am honored to be recognized for this nomination and am delighted to take on this role. In Brazil, our ambition is to create a future that belongs to everyone and is for everyone, which inspires Wipro to simplify and expedite business transformation journeys with the best strategy, design, technology, and people for our customers," said Wagner Jesus, Country Head, Brazil, Wipro Limited.
Wagner holds a management certification from Harvard Business School, a Master's in Business Administration (MBA) by FIAP, Brazil and a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Vale do Paraiba University, also in Brazil. Wagner has a history of strong leadership and has continued to foster Wipro's commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion, serving as an active voice on many local Wipro committees.
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