TK Kurien, who will soon retire from Wipro, has been appointed as the managing partner and the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of Premji Invest, an investment arm of Wipro. Kurien will take over his new role from February 1st, 2017. He will succeed Prakash Parthasarathy, who is the current CIO of Premji Invest and who has resigned from his post as he has plans to become an entrepreneur himself. Read more on Azim Premji
“TK Kurien with his decades of experience in running start-ups and established enterprises and deep financial acumen is best positioned to take Premji Invest to the next level”, said Premji.
“Prakash has built an excellent organization at Premji Invest as its founding CIO and leaves behind an impressive track record over the last decade, delivered with integrity and trust. I wish him the very best in his entrepreneurial journey”, Mr. Premji added.
Kurien said, “It’s a great time for me to consider my passion for building a business when the organization, portfolio and the leadership team is so strong. I hope to carry Premji’s values through my life and I’m humbled by his continued support”. Read more on Startup News