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Bengaluru, NFAPost: Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting, and business process services company and Marelli, announced that they have entered into a multi-year global agreement for 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.

The integration synergies of this partnership from across business units will help Marelli drive speed to value and realize its vision of transforming the future of mobility in partnership with its customers.

As part of this agreement, Wipro will leverage its EngineeringNXT framework and strong automotive engineering expertise to establish a software engineering factory for Marelli. Also, it will help improve Marelli’s operational efficiency and expedite launch of cutting-edge technologies on connectivity and sustainable mobility solutions.

Engineering capability

Marelli Executive Vice President – Chief Commercial, Engineering & Technology Officer Dr. Detlef Juerss said given the rapid evolution of connectivity and mobility, Marelli is scaling its software engineering capabilities globally.

“The Marelli-Wipro partnership will allow us to drive leadership in mobility and transform our products to future market needs. We are delighted to have the benefit of Wipro’s experience, capabilities and speed of execution for Marelli,” said Marelli Executive Vice President – Chief Commercial, Engineering & Technology Officer Dr. Detlef Juerss

Wipro Limited  Senior Vice President, Industrial & Engineering Services Harmeet Chauhan said Wipro is delighted to be chosen as Marelli’s strategic engineering partner and are looking forward to supporting them in realising their vision.

“Our EngineeringNXT platform of service offerings, backed by extensive experience with leading automotive OEMs and suppliers globally, will accelerate Marelli’s ability to innovate at scale, via this strategic engagement. This partnership is a proof point of the value we bring to the automotive industry and builds upon our growing footprint in Europe and Japan, which are strategic markets for us,” said Wipro Limited  Senior Vice President, Industrial & Engineering Services Harmeet Chauhan.

Wipro Limited Senior Vice President, Manufacturing Business Unit, Vinay Firake said Wipro is already an IT partner to Marelli, helping the company standardize, simplify and enhance their IT services at a global level.

Business outcomes

“We are glad to be selected as Marelli’s engineering partner. Our expanded partnership with the company bears testimony to the value we have been delivering to them. With this new engagement, we are confident of driving better business outcomes for automotive consumers, OEMs and Marelli group,” said Wipro Limited Senior Vice President, Manufacturing Business Unit, Vinay Firake

Marelli is one of the world’s leading global independent suppliers to the automotive sector. With a strong and established track record in innovation and manufacturing excellence, our mission is to transform the future of mobility through working with customers and partners to create a safer, greener and better-connected world.

With around 60,000 employees worldwide, the MARELLI footprint includes 170 facilities and R&D centers across Asia, the Americas, Europe, and Africa, generating revenues of 13.4 Billion Euro (JPY 1,541 billion) in 2019. 

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