Azim Premji to retire as Executive Chairman of Wipro in July

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IT Industry icon Azim Premji will retire as Executive Chairman of Wipro with effect from 30th July this year. He led the company for 53 years.

The company said in a statement that he will continue to serve on the board as Non-Executive Director and founder Chairman.

His son Rishad Premji, Chief Strategy Officer and a board member, will take over as the Executive Chairman of the company.

The board announced that Chief Executive and Executive Director Abidali Z Neemuchwala will be re-designated as CEO and Managing Director of Wipro. (AIR)

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