Wipro has won a new IT contract from Marelli to deliver automotive engineering services.
Marelli is one of the world’s leading global independent suppliers to the automotive sector with operational headquarters in Saitama, Japan and Corbetta, Italy.
Wipro will leverage its EngineeringNXT framework and automotive engineering expertise to establish a software engineering factory for Marelli. Wipro will improve Marelli’s operational efficiency and expedite launch of cutting-edge technologies on connectivity and sustainable mobility solutions.
“The Marelli-Wipro partnership will allow us to drive leadership in mobility and transform our products to future market needs,” said Detlef Juerss, chief commercial, engineering & technology officer at Marelli.
Wipro is already an IT partner to Marelli, helping the company standardize, simplify and enhance their IT services at a global level.
Marelli, with around 60,000 employees, has 170 facilities and R&D centers across Asia, the Americas, Europe, and Africa, generating revenues of 13.4 billion euro.
Wipro to set up digital innovation hub in Germany
Wipro said it is planning to set up a digital innovation hub in Dusseldorf, Germany. The proposed hub will serve as Wipro’s flagship centre in Europe and will offer digital transformation expertise to companies in Germany.
Wipro will collaborate with institutions and universities in the North Rhine-Westphalia state to develop tailored programs and career opportunities for young graduates in advanced digital skills and technologies.
The hub will aim to galvanise the adoption of new skills and technologies by companies to innovate and re-imagine their products and services, improve operationally efficiencies, and drive customer and employee delight, thereby transforming their ability to compete and thrive in the market.
“Wipro has built significant expertise around such digital hubs/pods globally. Germany is an attractive destination for worldclass talent and innovation. This hub will serve and be relevant to multiple industry segments,” said Barath Narayanan SS, head, Continental Europe, Wipro, in a statement.