January 17, 2021

Wipro chairman Azim Premji’s Son Rishad Premji Has Got Some More Responsibilities

Wipro chairman Azim Premji’Son  Rishad Premji, has got some more responsibilities too. His role at the company has seen an expansion. Along with leading the strategy and M&A operations, he will also head investor and government relations.

Rishad PremjiThese divisions are being looked after by executives – Puneet Chandra, Melanie Carter-Maguire and Aravind Viswanathan – and all of them will now report to Rishad. Rishad is getting grooming now to join the management board of the company, with interest from the Premji family. The Premji clan owns 75 per cent share of the company.

Wipro CEO T K Kurien has written a letter to all employees that CFO Suresh Senapaty is retiring. The letter also adds that the organisation structure has been going through several customisations which will be effective from 1 April. These structural changes will make sure that the transition plan goes smoothly in this January-March quarter.

The email, which was sent on Friday, said, “Consequent to Jatin Dalal’s appointment as Wipro CFO, heads of audit — Deepak Jain, controllership — Dipak Bohra, treasury — Aravind Viswanathan and corporate tax — Bala Subramanian will report to Dalal.” Company secretary Ramachandran Venkatesan will also report to Dalal and to general counsel Inderpreet Sawhney.