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Wipro Consulting Services Joins the MCA
|By Business Wire
|May 15, 2014 06:30 AM EDT
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a leading global Information Technology,
Consulting and Outsourcing company today announced that its consulting
business has been invited to become a member of the prestigious MCA
(Management Consultancies Association).
MCA is a representative body for management consultancy firms in the UK.
The UK consulting industry is amongst the best in the world and a vital
part of the business landscape and MCA’s mission is to promote the value
of management consultancy for the economy and society as a whole. Its
members comprise around 65 per cent of the UK consulting industry and it
upholds extremely stringent entry criteria for membership.
Wipro Consulting Services (WCS) is a key differentiator for Wipro
Limited. WCS consults and leads organisational and Business Process
transformation to improve performance, increase effectiveness, reduce
costs and improve resilience. It introduces leading edge practices and
offers Business advisory, business and functional transformation, IT
consulting and Risk and Compliance Services to many of the world’s
leading organisations, governments and institutions.
Alexis Samuel, Vice President & Global Managing Partner,
Wipro Consulting Services, Wipro Ltd, said, “The MCA is an
advocate of high standards and best in class service in the management
consulting industry, and we are delighted to be invited to join as its
member. This validates our leadership position in business technology
transformation and recognises the credibility of our services. It also
provides us with an opportunity to play a more active role in shaping
the future of the industry.”
Alan Leaman, Chief Executive of the MCA said, “We are delighted
that Wipro Consulting Services has joined the MCA. Their global
footprint, operational expertise and standing in the market will be a
huge asset to the Association. Their membership is a signal of growing
confidence in the UK consulting industry and support for the MCA as its
The MCA's member
companies comprise around 65 per cent of the UK consulting industry
in fee income, employ around 30,000 consultants and work with over 90 of
the top FTSE 100 companies and almost all parts of the public sector.
All members adhere to the MCA Code of Practice that provides the
consultancy buyer with reassurance that MCA firms maintain the highest
The Management Consultancies Association (MCA)
The MCA is
the representative body for management consultancy firms in the UK. Its
mission is to promote the value of management consultancy for the
economy and society as a whole. The MCA's member
companies comprise around 65 per cent of the UK consulting industry,
employ around 30,000 consultants and work with over 90 of the top FTSE
100 companies and almost all parts of the public sector. The UK
consulting industry is amongst the best in the world and a vital part of
the business landscape.
Compliance with the MCA's tough entry criteria and rigorous Code
of Practice means that MCA member companies are widely acknowledged
to provide high quality services to their clients.
About Wipro Ltd.
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) is a leading
Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company that delivers
solutions to enable its clients to do business better. Wipro delivers
winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360
degree view of "Business through Technology" - helping clients create
successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for
its comprehensive portfolio of services, a practitioner's approach to
delivering innovation, and an organization wide commitment to
sustainability, Wipro has a workforce of 140,000 serving clients across
61 countries. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com.
Forward-looking and Cautionary Statements
in this release concerning our future growth prospects are
forward-looking statements, which involve a number of risks, and
uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from
those in such forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties
relating to these statements include, but are not limited to, risks and
uncertainties regarding fluctuations in our earnings, revenue and
profits, our ability to generate and manage growth, intense competition
in IT services, our ability to maintain our cost advantage, wage
increases in India, our ability to attract and retain highly skilled
professionals, time and cost overruns on fixed-price, fixed-time frame
contracts, client concentration, restrictions on immigration, our
ability to manage our international operations, reduced demand for
technology in our key focus areas, disruptions in telecommunication
networks, our ability to successfully complete and integrate potential
acquisitions, liability for damages on our service contracts, the
success of the companies in which we make strategic investments,
withdrawal of fiscal governmental incentives, political instability,
war, legal restrictions on raising capital or acquiring companies
outside India, unauthorized use of our intellectual property, and
general economic conditions affecting our business and industry.
Additional risks that could affect our future operating results are more
fully described in our filings with the United States Securities and
Exchange Commission. These filings are available at www.sec.gov.
We may, from time to time, make additional written and oral
forward-looking statements, including statements contained in the
company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and our
reports to shareholders. We do not undertake to update any
forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by us or on
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