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  • Wipro Honored with “Partners in Progress” Award by Sears Holdings’

    Published on September 15, 2010

    Bangalore India: Wipro Technologies the global Consulting, System Integration and Outsourcing business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT), announced that it has been recognized as a 2009 ‘Partners in Progress’ by Sears Holdings Corporation.

    Wipro was acknowledged for the high level of commitment, quality and innovation that it has been able to demonstrate while working with Sears Holdings. Wipro’s Base)))™, a technology platform that integrates outsourced services with the customer’s internal business processes has helped Sears realize better process visibility, improve efficiencies and optimize cost of operations.

    The prestigious Partners in Progress award is presented annually to a select group of supplier companies that provide Sears Holdings with quality products and services, from apparel, appliances and tools to marketing, facilities design and technology. Less than one percent of Sears Holdings’ over 30,000 suppliers earn the coveted award each year.

    “For 29 years, the Partner in Progress program has recognized our top-performing supplier partners for their commitment to supporting our company’s vision of improving the lives of our customers by providing quality services, products and solutions that earn their trust and build lifetime relationships,” said Bruce Johnson, interim CEO and president. “This program is a testament to the importance of collaborating with our supplier partners to better serve our customers and increase productivity.”

    “We appreciate the trust and confidence Sears Holdings has placed in Wipro and are proud to be chosen for this coveted award,” said Suresh Vaswani, Jt. CEO – IT business & member of the board, Wipro Limited, “Our innovation led approach has helped us deliver exceptional business results in such transformational programs. This award is a true testimony to our “customer first” approach to building partnerships”

    The program recognizes suppliers for product or service quality, innovation, diversity and overall market performance. The winners were selected from nominations submitted by Sears Holdings’ associates who purchased goods and services from suppliers for the company in 2009.