Mr. Deepak Chandran
Deepak Chandran heads the finance function for the Wipro Unza and the LD Waxson businesses and is based out of Singapore.
Unza (Key Brands: Enchanteur, Romano, Safi) and LD Waxson (Key Brands: Bio-Essence, Ginvera and Ebene) businesses represent Wipro Consumer Care’s business interests in South East Asia, Middle East and Africa and were acquisitions made by Wipro in 2007 and 2013 respectively. Deepak relocated to Singapore in 2011 to handle the Unza portfolio and also played a key role in the acquisition of the LD Waxson business. He is responsible for financial planning, controllership, legal & taxation, treasury and compliance for the two businesses which have combined employee strength of 5,600 with 7 manufacturing locations in Malaysia, Vietnam Indonesia and China.
Prior to this, Deepak was the Head of Finance for the Technology Infrastructure Services and Testing Services businesses of Wipro Limited responsible for overall business finance. Deepak also helped set up and lead the Central Pricing team, an initiative to centralize all IT contract pricing for the Wipro Technologies business.
Prior to joining Wipro, Deepak helped set up the offshore financial planning and analytics team for Oracle’s North America Consulting business. Before that, Deepak worked with KPMG in their financial advisory team focusing on in-bound M&A, valuations, private equity placement, joint venture partner search. Deepak also worked with CRISIL (India’s largest credit ratings company and a subsidiary of Standard and Poor’s) as part of their industry and sector research teams, focusing on the vehicle and cement industries.
Deepak is a Chartered Accountant by training and a graduate in Commerce.