"Wipro confirms that after a sterling career of over 24 years with Wipro, Anand Sankaran, currently Sr Vice President for Global Infrastructure Services and Wipro Infotech, has decided to pursue a career outside of Wipro," the company said in a statement.
"Anand has played a significant role in growing these businesses and Wipro thanks Anand for his contribution and wishes him the very best in his future endeavours," it added.
Anand's profile on the company's website notes that he took over as the head of GIS in 2011. GIS is Wipro's strategic business unit, accounting for over 33 per cent of its revenue and provides a vast portfolio of services spanning across cloud services, systems integration, managed services, and total outsourcing in a global delivery model.
It also adds that he has proficiently led Wipro Infotech (WI), which offers a comprehensive suite of solutions and services to customers in India & Middle East. He has grown WI from a fledgling business unit to a Rs 7,000 crore strategic division of Wipro's IT Business.