EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Wipro

Company/Organisation:
Wipro

Geographic Location

Country: Romania
Location of affected unit(s): Bucharest, Timisoara

Company

Sector: Information / communication
IT and other information services
62.0 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities
Number Employed: 1700
Group: Wipro

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 15-09-2017
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 15-09-2017
Planned Job Creation: 500

Additional Information

India-based company Wipro Limited, specialising in information technology, consulting and business process services, announced the creation of 500 jobs in Romania in its new Automotive Centres. Positions will be available for technology professionals and engineers, to work on telematics, in-vehicle infotainment, connected cars and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems.

The company intends to develop its Romanian subsidiary as a strategic location from which to service clients across Europe. In the future, Wipro may transfer projects from India and the United States, to Romania.

Currently, Wipro has 1,700 employees in its centres in Bucharest and Timisoara, which service more than 30 clients in Europe across the industries of retail, consumer goods, medical services and telecom.

The company globally employs a workforce of about 160,000 people.