Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services organization announced that it has won a contract with Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI). PMI is the leading international tobacco company, with products sold in more than 180 markets. As a part of the five-year agreement, Wipro will provide a full suite of IT infrastructure management services to PMI. The IT infrastructure services will support a host of functions at PMI including management and support of its servers, storage, backup and applications infrastructure.
“The PMI relationship is strategic to Wipro and we are excited to embark on this journey. We aim to foster a successful partnership with PMI and deliver the IT innovation that will support their business needs.” said Srini Pallia, Chief Executive, Retail, Consumer Goods, and Transportation & Govt. (RCTG) Business Unit, Wipro Limited.
He added, “Wipro’s ServiceNXT Operations Framework will be utilized to manage PMI’s technology and applications infrastructure.”
“We are pleased to be working with Wipro”, said Patrick Brunel, Senior Vice President and CIO, PMI. “With Wipro supporting our technology and application infrastructure we look forward to strengthening efficiencies, managing costs and being better able to serve and support our workforce around the world.”
Wipro’s Consumer Goods expertise spans areas of Packaged Application Services, Application and Infrastructure Management, Business Process and IT Consulting, Business Intelligence & Data Warehousing. Wipro’s Consumer Goods practice has deep expertise working with Tier 1 companies in the areas of Sales & Marketing, Value Chain Optimization, Digital Transformation, and Analytics driving Insights, across the Food & Beverage, Home & Personal Care, Apparel & Footwear and Agribusiness & Tobacco segments. Some of Wipro’s leading solutions for the consumer goods industry include Promax Trade Promotion Management & Optimization solutions, Market Mix Modelling, amongst others.