Wipro Scion Names His Elder Son as the CSO of the Company
Azim Premji, who is the billionaire tycoon and the founder and Chairman of Wipro Ltd. from India, has named his elder son as the Chief Strategy Officer of the information technology business.
Rishad Premiji has taken his office from 1st September, but his appointment is going to be in effect by next year’s January and the 33 year old is going to work with Lakshminarayan K. R., who is the Managing Head of Strategy, handling mergers and acquirements for the IT business.
Until now, Rishad Premji had been working at the position of General Manager of treasury and investor relations for the nation’s third biggest software services exporter, which is by sales.
Rishad has completed his graduation from Harvard University, and who is deemed as the possible heir to Azim Premji and in his new role, he will craft the future of the business for Wipro Technologies and Wipro Infotech, which are the global and Indian IT units of Wipro.
It was in the month of June 2009 that Rishad Premji joined Wipro at the position of business manager at the firm’s banking and financial services and in 2009, and then he took up the position of General Manager of treasury and investor relations.