Wipro to hike staff by 500 in Nordic region
Wipro on Tuesday announced plans to strengthen its presence in the Nordic region with an increase in headcount by 500 over the next three years and the appointment of Carl-Henrik Hallstrom as regional head for the region, effective July 1. An industry veteran, Carl-Henrik in his previous role was associated with KPMG, Sweden, where he held the position of head of sourcing advisory, Nordics.
Gujarat Gas inks MoU with GSPC
Gujarat Gas Company (GGCL) and Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation (GSPC) have entered into a MoU for a long-term gas supply deal. As per the MoU, GSPC has agreed to supply 0.85 mmscm of gas per day to GGCL from January 1 to June 30, 2025. The MoU was signed by GSPC MD Tapan Ray and GGCLs MD Sugata Sircar at Gandhinagar on Tuesday. The MoU is effective till December 31 or the signing of the relevant Gas Sales Contracts (GSC), whichever is earlier.
Renault August sales dip 4% to 3,733 units
Renault India on Tuesday reported a 4.6% decline in August sales at 3,733 units compared with 3,916 units for the same period a year ago, owing to rise in inflation, interest rates, fuel price and the rupee depreciation. Renault India achieved sales of 45,986 units during January-August 2013, growing over four-fold year-on-year, Renault India said.
CapitalVia Global acquires Valueleaf
Financial markets research company CapitalVia Global Research has acquired Bangalore-based digital solution company Valueleaf for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition complements CapitalVias offline marketing and sales channels, and would help it tap into newer and faster growing avenues.
Zensar Technologies sets up division
Software services provider Zensar Technologies has launched a new Insourcing Services Division to provide comprehensive services to global conglomerates to set up captive centres in India. The unit specialises in providing end-to-end services for captive units spanning advisory and strategic consulting, business planning, implementation support and ongoing management services through its focused service offerings for large and small captive centres for IT, BPO and Analytics services.
Dutch varsity grants doctorate to TCS CEO
TCS CEO & managing director N Chandrasekaran has been granted an honorary doctorate by the Nyenrode Business Universiteit at the opening of its academic year 2013-2014. The university conferred the title of Doctor Honoris Causa to Chandrasekaran for his contributions towards business and society.