Fiserv, Inc. announced the appointment of Ajei S. Gopal to its board of directors. Gopal, age 62, has served as president and chief executive officer of engineering simulation solution provider ANSYS, Inc. since 2017, helping accelerate the company?s growth and revenues both organically and through strategic acquisitions. He joined the company in 2016 as president and chief operating officer and has served as a director since 2011.

Previously, Gopal was an operating partner for Silver Lake Partners, a senior vice president and general manager of Hewlett Packard Software, and executive vice president at CA Technologies. He has also served as executive vice president and chief technology officer at Symantec and was the founder and CEO of ReefEdge Networks. Mr. Gopal will serve on the risk and nominating and corporate governance committees of the board of directors.