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Abidali Neemuchwala quits as Wipro CEO and MD, cites 'family commitments'

Neemuchwala joined Wipro in April 2015 as the president and chief operating officer. The IT major's stock rose about 13 per cent under his tenure as the CEO

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Abidali Z Neemuchwala has quit as the chief executive officer and managing director of Wipro, the IT services company said on Friday.

Neemuchwala, 52, is leaving due to "family commitments” and will continue to hold office until a successor is appointed, said Wipro in a regulatory filing. 

He joined Wipro in April 2015 as the president and chief operating officer, after having served at larger rival Tata Consultancy Services.

Neemuchwala was made CEO the following year and took on the additional role of managing director in 2019 when billionaire and philanthropist Azim Premji step down as the company’s chairman and

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First Published: Jan 31 2020 | 7:27 AM IST

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