Wipro Has Appointed Patrick Dupuis As Board Of Directors

Wipro Limited has announced Patrick Dupuis as its new Boards of Directors. He will serve the company as an independent member on its board. This appointment will be effective from 1st of April 2016. Earlier this month, Wipro also appointed technologist and venture capitalist Patrick J. Ennis as another independent director to its board.

Presently he is the senior vice president for simplicity, quality and productivity at global technology platform and payments leader PayPal Holdings Inc. He joined PayPal in 2010 as Chief Financial Officer to help PayPal expand globally and build a sustainable growth company. 

He was previously the CFO of Sitel, a leader in customer service and BJC Healthcare, one of the largest non-profit health care organizations in the US. He previously spent 20 years at GE. Where he was made an officer at 34. He graduated from the Ecole de Management de Lyon in France.

Azim Premji, Chairman of Wipro, said Mr. Dupuis brings with him a combination of financial acumen and a deep understanding of driving cultural and operational transformation.

Extra Info :
Wipro : 3rd Largest Company in India
Founded IN : 29 December 1945 by Mohamed Premji
Earlier Known as ‘Western India Palm Refined Oil Limited’ later abbreviated to ‘Wipro’.
It was initially set up as a manufacturer of vegetable and refined oils in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India under the trade names of Kisan, Sunflower and Camel.

So lets discuss some questions related to this post which can be asked in the upcoming exams :
1. Who has been appointed as Board of directors by Wipro Ltd ?
2. Name the present Chairman of Wipro ?
3. Earlier Wipro was known as – ?

Courtesy : The Hindu 


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