EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Ireland
Region: Border, Midland and Western
Location of affected unit(s): Shannon


Sector: Information / communication
IT and other information services
62.0 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities
Number Employed: 200
Group: Wipro ltd

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 27-05-2014
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 27-05-2014
Foreseen End Date: 31-05-2015
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

Indian IT outsourcing and consulting company, Wipro, has announced that it will create 100 jobs in Shannon over the next 12 months. The company plans to expand its workforce by 50% and it currently employs 200 people at its Shannon Development Centre. 

According to the source, the Shannon based-unit specialises in providing services to banks and finance companies in Ireland and the UK. Wipro began its operations in Ireland in November 2012.