Ivan Menezes, Chief Executive Officer, Diageo plc, commented; “Our partnership with Tata Consultancy Services is the latest milestone in our strategy to create a world-class IT service to support Diageo’s global strategy and deliver efficient growth. Working together, I believe that we can make a significant step change in the way that IS supports our 36,000 employees around the world, giving them the freedom and agility to drive growth for Diageo in each of our markets.”
Natarajan Chandrasekaran, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Tata Consultancy Services, commented: “Globally businesses are embracing technology to enhance customer experience, drive innovation and propel their growth. Smarter IT – from the data centre to the end user’s experience – is critical in this context and we are delighted to work with Diageo to help enable this transformation using our strong industry expertise and technology capabilities.”
Mette Ahorlu, Research Director, European Services, IDC said, "TCS has invested strongly in infrastructure management over the past few years and has created a value proposition that appeals to many European organisations. Its industrialised service delivery combined with a flexible approach to clients matches client needs well as this deal shows."