IT-giant Wipro on Monday announced the appointment of industry veteran Douglas Silva as Country Head for Brazil.
Mukund Seetharaman, Managing Director, Latin America, Wipro Limited said, “We are excited to have Douglas Silva join us as we look to build on our legacy of success and drive accelerated growth in one of Latin America’s most dynamic markets. Brazil has helped drive growth across the region over the last few years and Wipro remains committed to strengthening its teams to support both global and local clients in their transformation journey.”
As per Wipro’s regulatory filing, Douglas has more than two decades of experience in the IT industry and has played key roles in spearheading client transformations across various sectors. Prior to joining Wipro, Douglas was the Head of Financial Services Industry in Latin America and Enterprise Sales Director for Brazil for Amazon Web Services (AWS). Douglas has also held senior positions with SAP, Capgemini and TCS during his career.
At Wipro, Douglas will be based at Alphaville, Barueri, Brazil and will report to Mukund Seetharaman, Managing Director, Latin America.
Wipro has built its local presence across the region significantly by hiring a strong and diverse local workforce, acquiring local companies and establishing offices in key economic hubs.
On Sensex, Wipro settled at Rs437.25 per piece down by 1.79%.
( With inputs from indiainfoline)
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