Rishad Premji, the chairman-designate of Wipro, will finetune a plan aimed at reinventing the company, people familiar with the matter said.
Analysts are of the view that the company needs to change faster to remain competitive. “It will be much easier for Rishad partnering with Abid (Neemuchwala) to address some of the long-standing issues at Wipro. The loyalty and respect that Azim Premji has for his employees is admirable, but it can sometimes cloud accountability,” said Peter Bendor-Samuel, the chief executive of IT advisory firm Everest Group. “With the right backing, Abid can be an effective operator and the talent level in Wipro is fine when held accountable.”
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