31 March 2016 Current Affairs: Wipro Limited announced the appointment of Patrick Dupuis, an experienced financial and business strategist, recognized for driving cultural and operational transformation at scale, to its Board of Directors as an Independent Director, effective April 1, 2016. He is currently Senior Vice President for Simplicity, Quality and Productivity at Global technology platform and payments leader, PayPal Holdings, Inc. where his role is to continuously identify and pursue opportunities to simplify and optimize processes across the business. Welcoming Dupuis to the Board, Azim Premji, Chairman, Wipro Limited said, "He brings with him a combination of financial acumen and a deep understanding of driving cultural and operational transformation. I am confident Wipro will immensely benefit from his experience." Commenting on his appointment, Dupuis, who will also be a member of the Strategy Committee of the Board, said, "I am delighted and privileged to be invited to join the Board of Wipro Ltd., a company widely respected, as much for its business excellence as for its unflinching commitment to values. I look forward to contributing to the Company as it prepares for its next phase of growth."