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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Azim Premji

68 2016 Chairman of the Board

Abidali Z. Neemuchwala

2016 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

T. Kurien

2016 Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Jatin Dalal

2015 Chief Financial Officer

M. Sanaulla Khan

2015 Compliance Officer, Company Secretary

Rishad Premji

2015 Whole-time Director

Narayanan Vaghul

79 Non-Executive Lead Independent Director

Patrick Dupuis

2016 Director

Ashok Ganguly

79 1999 Non-Executive Independent Director

William Owens

75 2006 Non-Executive Independent Director

Mahendra Sharma

69 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ireena Vittal

47 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Aravind S.

2014 Corporate Treasurer

Vaibhav Saha

2014 Manager - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Azim Premji

Mr. Azim H. Premji is Chairman of the Board of Wipro Limited. He has resigned from the position of Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director of the Company., effective 1 February 2016. In 2011, Mr. Premji was honored with the Padma Vibhushan award by the Government of India for his contribution in trade and industry. Mr. Premji is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, USA. Mr. Premji also serves as a director of Wipro Enterprises Limited, Wipro GE Health Care Private Ltd., and the Azim Premji Foundation (I) Pvt. Ltd. and in other entities of the Promoter Group.

Abidali Z. Neemuchwala

T. Kurien

Mr. T. K. Kurien has been re-designated as Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Wipro Limited., effective 1 February 2016. He has served with the Company in other positions since February 2000. T. K. Kurien is a member of the Administrative/Shareholders and Investor Grievance Committee of Wipro Limited. T. K. Kurien is a Chartered Accountant. T. K. Kurien serves as a member of the Board of Wipro GE Healthcare Private Limited and Wipro Arabia Limited.

Jatin Dalal

Mr. Jatin Pravinchandra Dalal serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. A Chartered Accountant, Jatin Dalal joined Wipro in 2002. He has been instrumental in taking up diverse and challenging assignments in Wipro’s finance function including setting up of Wividus – the company’s shared services division besides strengthening the company’s Financial Planning & Analysis and Investor Relations functions.

M. Sanaulla Khan

Rishad Premji

Mr. Rishad Azim Premji is Whole-time Director of Wipro Limited. Rishad Premji joined Wipro in 2007 and has played a critical role in defining the company's strategy and driving its Mergers and Acquisitions function. In 2014, he spearheaded the setting up of Wipro Ventures, a $100 million fund focused on investing in new age start-ups building cutting edge technologies. Prior to joining Wipro, Rishad worked with Bain & Co. for two years, across multiple industries including Consumer Products, Automobiles, Telecom and Insurance. He also worked for four years with GE Capital in the US across several businesses throughout the Insurance and Consumer Lending space and is a graduate of GE's Financial Management Program (FMP). Rishad did his BA in Economics from Wesleyan University and has an MBA from Harvard Business School. Rishad is on the Board of Wipro Enterprises Limited, a leading player in the FMCG & Infrastructure Engineering space and on the Board of Wipro-GE, a joint venture between Wipro and General Electric in Healthcare. He is also on the Board of the Azim Premji Foundation, one of the largest not-for-profit initiatives in India which is focused on improving public school education working with over 350,000 government schools across the country. In 2014, he was recognized as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum for his outstanding leadership, professional accomplishments, and commitment to society.

Narayanan Vaghul

Shri. Narayanan Vaghul is Non-Executive Lead Independent Director of Wipro Limited. He has served as a director on our Board since June 1997. He is the Chairman of our Audit/Risk and Compliance Committee, and a member of the Board Governance, Nomination and Compensation Committee. Mr. Vaghul is also the lead independent director of the Company. He was the Chairman of the Board of ICICI from September 1985 to April 2009. Mr. Vaghul is on the Boards of the following public companies in India and overseas: 1) Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd., 2) Mahindra World City Developers Limited, 3) Piramal Enterprises Limited, 4) Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited, and 5) Arcelor Mittal, Luxembourg. Besides this he is on the boards of two private limited companies and several Section 25 companies and public trusts. Mr. Vaghul is the Chairman of the Compensation Committee of Mahindra and Mahindra Limited, Piramal Enterprises Limited and two of its 100% subsidiaries, PHL Finance Private Limited and PHL Capital Private Limited. Mr. Vaghul is Chairman of the Audit Committee of Piramal Enterprises Limited. Mr. Vaghul is a member of the Remuneration Committee of Mahindra World City Developers Limited and Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited. Mr. Vaghul holds a Bachelor (Honors) degree in Commerce from Madras University. Mr. Vaghul was the recipient of the Padma Bhushan award by the Government of India in 2010. Mr. Vaghul also received the Lifetime Achievement Awards from Economic Times, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award Program and Mumbai Management Association. He was given an award for the contribution to the Corporate Governance by the Institute of Company Secretaries in 2007.

Patrick Dupuis

Mr. Patrick Lucien Andre Dupuis is Director of the company. He joined PayPal in 2010 as Chief Financial Officer to help PayPal expand globally and build a sustainable growth company. He was instrumental in PayPal's separation from eBay Inc. and listing on the Nasdaq in 2015. Dupuis 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. In both companies, he was a force of change and operational transformation in times of significant external pressures. He previously spent 20 years at GE, where he was made an officer at 34. His last two roles at GE were CFO of BJC Healthcare and GM of GE Capital International Services (now Genpact), two global, complex and fast growing businesses.

Ashok Ganguly

Dr. Ashok Sekhar Ganguly is Non-Executive Independent Director of Wipro Limited. He has served as a director on our Board since 1999. He is the Chairman of our Board Governance, Nomination and Compensation Committee. He is currently the Chairman of ABP Pvt. Ltd (Ananda Bazar Patrika Group). Dr. Ganguly also currently serves as a non-executive director of Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. Dr. Ganguly is on the advisory board of Diageo India Private Limited. Dr. Ganguly is the Chairman of the Board Governance, Nomination and Compensation Committee of the Company, a member of the Nomination, Governance and Compensation Committee and Chairman of the Science, Technology & Operations Committee of Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. He is a member of the Prime Minister’s Council on Trade and Industry and the India-USA CEO Council, established by the Prime Minister of India and the President of the USA. Dr. Ganguly is a Rajya Sabha Member. He is a former member of the Board of British Airways Plc from 1996 to 2005 and Unilever Plc/NV from 1990 to 1997 and Dr. Ganguly was formerly the Chairman of Hindustan Unilever Limited from 1980 to 1990. Dr. Ganguly was on the Central Board of Directors of the Reserve Bank of India from 2000 to 2009. In 2006, Dr. Ganguly was awarded the CBE (Hon) by the United Kingdom. In 2008, Dr. Ganguly received the Economic Times Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Ganguly received the Padma Bhushan award by the Government of India in January 1987 and the Padma Vibhushan award in January 2009. Dr. Ganguly holds B.Sc (Hons) from University of Bombay and an M.S. and PhD from the University of Illinois.

William Owens

Adm. William Arthur Owens is Non-Executive Independent Director of Wipro Limited., since July 01, 2006. He is also a member of our Board Governance, Nomination and Compensation Committee, and serves as Chairman of our Strategy Committee. He has held a number of senior leadership positions at large multinational corporations. From April 2004 to November 2005, Mr. Owens served as Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nortel Networks Corporation, a networking communications company. From August 1998 to April 2004, Mr. Owens served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Teledesic LLC, a satellite communications company. From June 1996 to August 1998, Mr. Owens served as President, Chief Operating Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), a research and engineering firm. Presently, Mr. Owens is the Chairman of AEA Investors (Asia) Limited in Hong Kong and Vice Chairman of NYX Asia. Mr. Owens serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Polycom Inc., Viasystems, Intelius, Flow Mobile, Yangtze, Humin and is the Chairman of Century Link Inc., a communications company. Mr. Owens holds an M.B.A. (Honors) degree from George Washington University, a B.S. in Mathematics from the U.S. Naval Academy and a B.A. and M.A. in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University.

Mahendra Sharma

Mr. Mahendra Kumar Sharma is Non-Executive Independent Director of Wipro Limited., since July 1, 2011. He served as Vice Chairman of Hindustan Unilever Limited from 2000 to 2007. He served as a full-time director of Hindustan Unilever Limited from 1995 to 2000. He is currently on the boards of ICICI Lombard General Insurance Co. Limited, Fulford (India) Limited (Indian affiliate of Merck and Co. Inc), Thomas Cook (India) Limited, KEC International Limited, Asian Paints Limited, India Infradebt Limited, Indian School of Business Hyderabad, Travel Corporation of India Limited, Anglo Scottish Education Society Limited and The Andhra Pradesh Paper Mills Limited. Mr. Sharma is a member of the Audit Committee of Fulford (India) Limited, The Andhra Pradesh Paper Mills Limited and Thomas Cook (India) Limited. Mr. Sharma is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of Fulford (India) Limited, Member of the Remuneration Committee of The Andhra Pradesh Paper Mills Limited and Chairman of the Governance and Remuneration Committee of ICICI Lombard General Insurance Co. Ltd.. Mr. Sharma is a member of the Shareholder’s Grievance Committee of Thomas Cook (India) Limited. Mr. Sharma holds a Bachelors Degree in Arts and Bachelors of Law Degree from Canning College University of Lucknow. He completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management from the Department of Business Management, University of Delhi and Diploma in Labour Laws from Indian Law Institute, Delhi. In 1999 he was nominated to attend Advance Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Ireena Vittal

Ms. Ireena Vittal is Non-Executive Independent Director of Wipro Limited., since October 2013. Ms. Vittal is a former partner with McKinsey & Co. Prior to joining McKinsey & Co., Ms. Vittal worked with Nestle India Limited and with MaxTouch (now Vodafone India Limited). Ms. Vittal serves as a board member of AXIS Bank Limited, Titan Industries Limited, Tata Global Beverages Limited, Godrej Consumer Products Limited, Glaxo Smithkline Consumer Healthcare. The Indian Hotels Company Limited and on the global advisory board of ideo.org. Ms. Vittal also serves as a member of our Audit/Risk and Compliance Committee. Ms. Ireena Vittal is a member of Audit Committee of Godrej Consumer Products Limited, Titan Industries Limited and Glaxo Smithkline Consumer Healthcare Limited and member of HR & Compensation Committee of Godrej Consumer Products Limited. Ms. Vittal has a graduate degree in Electronics from Osmania University and has completed her Masters in Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.

Aravind S.

Vaibhav Saha

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