Thursday, July 24

Azim Premji in Fortune's Top 25 Business Leaders outside US

Chairman Azim Premji is amongst Fortune magazine's list of 25 most powerful business leaders outside the United States.
Premji, 'who has turned technology company Wipro into the largest publicly traded company in the most dynamic sector of India's economy,' has been ranked 17th on the list.According to a Fortune statement: "The survey takes a broad look at the world of big business and reveals that the business leaders who rule the global boardrooms work in countries as diverse as Switzerland and South Korea and in industries ranging from food to finance."
Wipro is ranked as 7th best software services company in the world by BusinessWeek (Infotech 100, November 2002),serves over 300 global leaders including Boeing, Nationwide, Ericsson, Toshiba, Cisco, Seagate, Putnam Investments, United Technologies, Best Buy, Digital, Friends Provident, IBM, Microsoft, NCR, Thames Water, Transco and Sony.