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Wipro Consumer Care announces its entry into packaged food business 

The FMCG company Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting announced changes to its senior management and its entry into the packaged food business in India. In a statement, the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) company, a division of Rishad Premji-led Wipro Enterprises, stated that it aimed to be a “significant player” in snack food, spices and ready-to-eat market.”

Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting CEO Vineet Agrawal said, “Our decision to enter packaged food business would complement our existing categories in personal care, thus building a complete offering in the FMCG space in India.” 

The company has appointed Anil Chugh, India & SAARC head of the Wipro Consumer Care business, to head the foods business.

Consequently, Neeraj Khatri, head of Wipro Consumer Care’s unit in the Philippines, has moved as India & SAARC head of Wipro Consumer Care business, it added. 

Both Chugh and Khatri have spent over 25 years at Wipro, starting their careers with the company from their respective B-school campuses.

“Our leadership changes align with our ambitions of being a significant and leading player in FMCG space in all the markets we operate in,” said Agrawal. 

Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting had recorded a revenue of Rs 8,634 crore for the financial year ended on March 31, 2022.

It operates in personal care products, hygiene products, cosmetics, wellness, home care, electrical wire devices, domestic and commercial lighting, and seating solutions.

It also has a presence in the Middle East and Southeast Asian markets besides India.  Santoor, Yardley, Enchanteur, Hygienix, Chandrika, Glucovita, Safewash, Softouch, Giffy Maxkleen, as well as Wipro Garnet, a manufacturer of LED lights, and Aramusk, a company known for its high-end male grooming products, are just a few of the well-known brands that it owns.

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