Chelsea Football Club Partners with Wipro to Transform Their Digital Journey, Fan Engagement and In-Stadia Experience | Reuters

Since its opening in 2007, the

club has reached six FA Youth Cup finals, lifting the trophy four times

and in 2015 lifted the UEFA Youth League for the first time as well as

the Youth Cup.

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Strategies on behalf of Wipro

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Richard Wilson

Communications Assistant, Chelsea FC



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Christian Purslow, Managing Director, Chelsea FC, said, “Wipro is

a leading global company delivering world-class services that put their

customers at the heart of everything they do – we plan on using this

partnership to truly enhance the fan experience for millions of Chelsea

supporters worldwide. Wipro delivers winning business

outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of

“Business through Technology” – helping clients create successful and

adaptive businesses. Wipro will support Chelsea FC

in this transformation journey by bringing together strategy, design and


In addition to possessing some of the world’s most recognisable players,

Chelsea is coached by Jose Mourinho, one of the most successful figures

in the game.

Certain statements in this release concerning our future growth

prospects are forward-looking statements, which involve a number of

risks, and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ

materially from those in such forward-looking statements.

We may, from time to time, make additional written and oral

forward-looking statements, including statements contained in the

company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and our

reports to shareholders. For more information, please visit

About Chelsea Football Club

Chelsea Football Club is one of the world’s top football clubs.

Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT), a leading global information technology,

consulting and business process services company, today announced that

it has been chosen by Chelsea Football Club as its official digital and

IT partner.

Chelsea FC, the reigning champions of the English Premier League, is one

of the earliest adopters of digital to engage and differentiate

themselves – both as a team and as a club.

Additional risks that could affect our future operating results are more

fully described in our filings with the United States Securities and

Exchange Commission. (NYSE:WIT) is a leading information technology, consulting

and business process services company that delivers solutions to enable

its clients to do business better. The Europa

League triumph saw Chelsea become the first English club to win all

three major UEFA competitions, and the first club ever to hold both the

Champions League and Europa League at the same time.

“It is also exciting for Chelsea FC to enter into a global partnership

with Wipro given their significant presence and brand coverage in India

- a market where we have over 50 million passionate supporters and where

there is great potential to further build our fan base.”

View source version on A company recognized globally for its comprehensive

portfolio of services, a practitioner’s approach to delivering

innovation, and an organization wide commitment to sustainability, Wipro

has a workforce of over 150,000, serving clients in 175+ cities across 6

continents. The

current Premier League champions, Chelsea were UEFA Champions League

winners in 2012, following that success by lifting the UEFA Europa

League trophy in 2013. These filings are available at Wipro’s expertise in building winning propositions

that sit at the intersection of strategy, design and technology will

help sustain our position as the digital leader in global sport.

Wipro comes on-board as Chelsea FC’s official Digital and IT


Chelsea Football Club Partners with Wipro to Transform Their Digital

Journey, Fan Engagement and In-Stadia Experience

This Smart News Release features multimedia. Our unique ‘Customer

Journey Engineering’ methodology will enable Chelsea FC to continue to

be a preeminent digital brand.”

About Wipro Ltd.

The partnership will help Chelsea FC re-imagine the digital and

technology experience. As one of the world’s leading sports brands,

Chelsea FC will work with Wipro to create experiences for millions of

fans that span not only the in-stadium, game-day experience but also

their digital experience, anytime and anywhere.

Additionally, the Chelsea Foundation boasts one of the most extensive

community initiatives in sport, working in 30 countries around the

world, helping improve the lives of more than 900,000 children and young

people each year.

Nicknamed ‘The Blues’, Chelsea are four-time English Premier League

champions and have also lifted the FA Cup seven times, the Football

League Cup five times, the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup twice, the UEFA Super

Cup once and the Football League Championship once, in 1955. View the full release here:

Forward-looking and Cautionary Statements

Wipro Ltd. Their confidence in Wipro Digital is a testament of our value

proposition for global sports and gaming entities. Founded in 1905, Chelsea is London’s most central

football club, based at the iconic 42,000-capacity Stamford Bridge


Commenting on the partnership, Rajan Kohli, Senior Vice President and

Global Head, Wipro Digital, said, “Chelsea FC is renowned for its

commitment to excellence and developing passionate fans across the

world. We do not undertake to update any

forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by us or on

our behalf.

Chelsea has also invested in its future with a state-of-the-art Academy

and training centre in Cobham, Surrey. The risks and

uncertainties relating to these statements include, but are not limited

to, risks and uncertainties regarding fluctuations in our earnings,

revenue and profits, our ability to generate and manage growth, intense

competition in IT services, our ability to maintain our cost advantage,

wage increases in India, our ability to attract and retain highly

skilled professionals, time and cost overruns on fixed-price, fixed-time

frame contracts, client concentration, restrictions on immigration, our

ability to manage our international operations, reduced demand for

technology in our key focus areas, disruptions in telecommunication

networks, our ability to successfully complete and integrate potential

acquisitions, liability for damages on our service contracts, the

success of the companies in which we make strategic investments,

withdrawal of fiscal governmental incentives, political instability,

war, legal restrictions on raising capital or acquiring companies

outside India, unauthorized use of our intellectual property, and

general economic conditions affecting our business and industry

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