Copenhagen, Denmark and Bangalore, India – August 29, 2018: Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced that it has been awarded a multi-year business process services engagement and chosen as a finance transformation partner by Falck. Headquartered in Denmark, Falck is a leading international supplier of ambulance services, employee health care and roadside assistance and is active in 35 countries, worldwide and has over 37,000 employees.
Falck awards contract to Wipro to transform its finance operations
As part of the contract, Wipro will help transform Falck’s finance operations through its enterprise operations transformation model. Wipro will leverage its proprietary digital simplification platform – Base)))™ Harmony along with its expertise in robotics process automation and cognitive intelligence to enable process consolidation, harmonization and optimization of finance & accounting processes across Falck’s operations. This engagement will help Falck increase operational efficiency and achieve data and process consistency across its different entities around the globe.
Allan Kjer, Vice President, Global Business Services at Falck said, “We have chosen to engage with Wipro as we believe they are the right partner for us in our journey of transformation, which aims to centralise and standardize our finance processes and systems across our global operations. Through the partnership with Wipro we look forward to establishing a scalable and efficient finance operating model.”
Nagendra Bandaru, Senior Vice President and Global Head – Business Process Services, Wipro Limited said, “Wipro is delighted to partner with Falck to support their finance transformation journey. We are confident that our industry expertise, functional capabilities and digital transformation practice that includes our proprietary technologies, will successfully deliver the results needed for Falck to grow and do what they do best – help and assist people in need.”
Carl-Henrik Hallström, Head of the Nordic Region, Wipro Limited said, “It is exciting for us to embark on this strategic engagement with Falck, an industry vanguard in its domain. Wipro is a global leader in providing next-generation business process services to enterprises across the globe and we are confident that our capabilities will enable us to deliver significant benefits to Falck, and eventually to the end-users who rely on Falck’s services.”
Wipro has been present in the Nordic region for over a decade and works with customers across the healthcare, manufacturing, energy, natural resources, utilities, financial services, telecom and retail industry verticals. Wipro also has a presence in the Nordic region through its acquired entities – Appirio, which helps companies improve their worker and customer experiences through cloud technology and Designit, a strategic design firm specializing in transformative product-service experiences.