Azim Premji

Azim Premji to retire as Wipro's MD, executive chairman today

Wipro has named Chief Executive Officer Abidali Z Neemuchwala as its new MD.

Jul 30, 2019, 10:24 AM IST

Mukesh Ambani, India's richest person, world's 13th wealthiest in Bloomberg Billionaires Index

Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is the world's richest person with a total net worth of USD 125 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

Jul 17, 2019, 14:11 PM IST

Azim Premji's pay package rose 95% to $262,054 in FY'19: Wipro

His son, Rishad Premji, who is set to take over the reins of the Bengaluru-based software services company soon, took home a compensation of USD 987,652 (about Rs 6.8 crore) in 2018-19, Wipro said in a regulatory filing on Tuesday.

Jun 12, 2019, 12:21 PM IST

Wipro founder Azim Premji to retire by July, Abidali Z Neemuchwala named as new MD

Wipro added that Rishad Premji, Chief Strategy Officer and Member of the Board, will take over as the Executive Chairman of the company.

Jun 06, 2019, 16:12 PM IST

Bill Gates 'inspired' by Azim Premji, lauds him for commitment to philanthropy

Gates took to twitter to acknowledge Premji's commitment towards philanthropy.

Mar 25, 2019, 10:50 AM IST

Azim Premji earmarks Rs 52,750 crore to philanthropy

This is in addition to his earlier donations to philanthropy, which included Wipro's shares, as well as other assets owned by him.

Mar 14, 2019, 10:25 AM IST

Wipro Chairman Azim Premji to get highest French civilian award

The 73-year-old Bengaluru-based Premji is a billionaire with $15.6 billion net worth and gave the fifth-highest amount ($8 billion) to charity.

Nov 28, 2018, 13:13 PM IST

Tariq Premji joins board of Wipro Enterprises

Tariq will join in his father and brother Rishad Premji on the board of the unlisted Wipro Enterprises as a non-executive director.

Jun 08, 2018, 16:33 PM IST

Azim Premji honoured with Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy

Wipro Chairman Azim Premji is among the honorees of this year's Carnegie Medal, considered the most prestigious prize in Philanthropy, for his efforts to reform India's public school system.

Jun 23, 2017, 13:11 PM IST

Azim Premji denies media report on sale of Wipro's stake – Read Premji full letter to employees

In his letter to Wiproites, he had termed the news article reportedly published in this regard as "baseless and malicious."

Jun 06, 2017, 12:13 PM IST

Wipro Chief Azim Premji denies media report on sale of stake

Wipro Limited Chairman Azim Premji has denied a media report that promoters of the IT company were evaluating sale of their holdings and said he "remains committed to Wipro."

Jun 06, 2017, 10:25 AM IST

Wipro unveils new logo, looks to assert position

After almost two decades, India's third largest IT firm Wipro has revamped its logo as it looks to assert its position as a trusted digital transformation partner.

May 02, 2017, 20:45 PM IST

Cash benefit not enough to draw women to govt maternity scheme

Cash incentives are not enough to encourage mothers-to-be to use government maternal healthcare facilities, say scientists who found that less than 50 per cent of eligible women take advantage of the Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) due to poor infrastucture at the hospitals.

Apr 12, 2017, 13:15 PM IST

7 college dropouts who are now billionaires in India

The richest man in India, 2nd Richest Man in Asia and 22nd richest person in the world, (according to Forbes) Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani is a college dropout.

Jan 17, 2017, 16:57 PM IST

Mukesh Ambani's wealth equals Estonia's GDP, Azim Premji's networth more than Mozambique's: Forbes

Industrialist Mukesh Ambani, who has been named India's richest person for the 9th year in a row with a sharp increase in networth to USD 22.7 billion, has fortune that is equal to Estonia's GDP, says Forbes India.

Oct 20, 2016, 17:25 PM IST

Azim Premji, Shiv Nadar in Forbes 100 richest tech tycoons list

The '100 Richest Tech Billionaires In The World 2016' list has been topped by Microsoft founder Bill Gates with an estimated fortune of USD 78 billion.

Aug 11, 2016, 11:46 AM IST

Wipro Q1 net profit dips 6.7% to Rs 2,059 crore

Its total income from operations rose 10.7 percent to Rs 13,697.6 crore for the said quarter, from Rs 12,370.6 crore in the April-June 2015 quarter.

Jul 19, 2016, 17:21 PM IST

US market sluggish for Wipro in H1 2016: Azim Premji

Wipro Chief Azim Premji Monday said the US market has been sluggish in the first half of 2016 after posting growth of 2.4 percent in the previous year but the growth is expected to pick up in the remaining 6 months.

Jul 18, 2016, 23:51 PM IST

Wipro Q4 net falls 1.6% to Rs 2,235 crore, revenue up 12.9%

The company's revenue, however, rose 12.9 percent to Rs 13,741.7 crore during the reported quarter, from Rs 12,171.4 crore in the year-ago period.

Apr 20, 2016, 19:02 PM IST

Wipro appoints PayPal exec Patrick Dupuis to Board

 Country's third largest software services firm Wipro today said it has roped in financial and business strategist Patrick Dupuis as an independent Board member.

Mar 30, 2016, 18:47 PM IST