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Azim Premji News
Azim Premji addresses last AGM at Wipro as chairman, says 'our wealth for society, not its owners'
Wed, Jul 17, 2019
Azim Premji, the Wipro Chairman and philanthropist, has addressed the 73rd Annual General Meeting (AGM), which is his last AGM as the Chairman of the company.
Wipro Q1 Result Highlights: Here's a list of key data to know
Wed, Jul 17, 2019
Abidali Z. Neemuchwala, CEO and Executive Director, Wipro said, "We will continue to build differentiated capabilities to drive business transformation for our customers by investing in our big bets.”
Azim Premji's pay package rose 95 pc to USD 262,054 in FY'19: Wipro
Tue, Jun 11, 2019
Last week, Wipro had said its founder Azim Premji will retire by July-end and handover reins of the firm to his son, Rishad.
Azim Premji to retire next month, son Rishad appointed new Wipro chairman
Thu, Jun 06, 2019
IT czar Azim Premji will retire as executive chairman of Wipro next month, after leading the company for more than five decades. Premji will retire with effect from July 30, but will continue to serve on the board as non-executive director and founder chairman, the company said in a statement.
Premjis to participate in Wipro’s Rs 10,500 crore share buyback: This is how much stake they hold
Tue, Apr 16, 2019
Members of the promoter and promoter group of Wipro have indicated their intention to participate in the proposed buyback. This means Premji families who currently hold the majority stake in Wipro will also partake in buyback.
Wipro sees 38% in Q4FY19 profit: Here’s a list of key things to note
Tue, Apr 16, 2019
The company bagged consolidated net profit of Rs 2,484 crore in Q4F1Y9, higher by 37.74% compared to profit of Rs 1,808 crore a year ago same period. But, Q4FY19 PAT plunged by 1.07% as against Rs 2,510.4 crore in Q3FY19.
Azim Premji earmarks economic benefits of his Wipro shares to entity involved in philanthropy
Wed, Mar 13, 2019
Wipro Chairman Premji, who is also the chairman of Azim Premji Foundation, announced on Wednesday that he has increased his commitment to philanthropy, by irrevocably renouncing more of his personal assets and earmarking them to the endowment corpus.
Azim Premji Trust sells over 2.66 cr Wipro shares on BSE, confirms IT major Wipro
Fri, Mar 08, 2019
"On March 8, 2019, the company has been informed that Azim Premji Trust has sold 2,66,66,667 equity shares of the company on BSE," the filing added.
Top 10 philanthropists in India: Mukesh Ambani donates Rs 437 crore, Ajay Piramal Rs 200 crore! Full list here
Sat, Feb 09, 2019
Top 10 Philanthropists in India: The number of people becoming millionaires is increasing every day across the country.
Wipro shocker! Stock plunges over 3%; should you buy now?
Mon, Jan 21, 2019
Wipro in its Q3FY19 result, posted a massive profit of Rs 2,544 crore, rising by as much as 31.43% from Rs 1,935.9 crore from a year ago, same period.
Want to be a CEO? Do not let ego determine your vision
Thu, Nov 15, 2018
Every interviewee looks at their boss with a hint of envy. Often that envy is also laced with, “What have you done to deserve this position?” Secretly, we all would like to be at the senior most position and undo every wrong that has been done in the company since its inception.
Wipro vs TCS vs Infosys: Why Azim Premji company was best pick despite Q2 pain; should you buy?
Thu, Oct 25, 2018
Wipro vs TCS vs Infosys: Azim Premji led company's share price ended up being the best pick for investors, as it was top performer on BSE, and finished at Rs 319.60 per piece up by 3.38%.
Who is the richest person in India? No rewards for guessing right!
Thu, Oct 04, 2018
Forbes magazine has released the list of India's 100 richest persons. Here is the list that also details how much money they added to their wealth.
5 zodiac signs dominate India's rich list; Mukesh Ambani, Gautam Adani to Azim Premji; full list here
Sun, Sep 30, 2018
According to the Barclays Hurun India's Rich List 2018, 50 percent of the richest people in India have Cancer, Virgo, Aries, Scorpio and Capricorn as their sun signs.
Who is the richest man in India? Billionaire on 9th spot surprises
Wed, Sep 26, 2018
Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani has topped the "Barclays Hurun India Rich List-2018" for the seventh consecutive year, an official said in Mumbai today.
Wipro chairman Azim Premji calls for lower tax rates for voluntary compliance
Wed, Jul 25, 2018
Insisting that India's tax-GDP ratio also climbs substantially, he opined that the country's public social investments, which include areas like education, health and social security, will also rise.
Mukesh Ambani with $40bn, richest among 121 billionaires in India: Forbes
Wed, Mar 07, 2018
India has 121 billionaires -- 19 more than last year -- making them the third largest group of the ultra-rich after those from the US and China, according to Forbes, the business magazine that produces an annual list.
V Balakrishnan pitches for Nandan Nilekeni, NRN or Premji for CIO post
Tue, Dec 19, 2017
Former Infosys CFO V Balakrishnan today urged the Centre to get persons like the company's Nandan Nilekani or IT czars N R Narayana Murthy or Azim Premji for the reportedly proposed post of Chief Information Officer under the PMO.
Snapdeal to send Flipkart's proposal to shareholders this week
Sun, Jul 30, 2017
The Board wants to get the shareholders' opinion on the proposed deal, two people aware of the developments said.
What will Wipro's Q1FY18 be like? Analysts ponder
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
Wipro's peers TCS and Infosys Q1FY18 performance was hampered by strong rupee and wage hike. It would be interesting to see how Wipro performs this Q1.