The Board

The Board of Directors of the Company represents an optimum mix of professionalism, knowledge and experience. The total strength of the Board of Directors of the Company is eight Directors, comprising Non-Executive Chairman, three Executive Directors and four Non-Executive Independent Directors.

Harish Manwani

Mr. Harish Manwani - Chairman

Mr. Harish Manwani (60) assumed charge as the Non-Executive Chairman of the Company with effect from 1st July, 2005. He is  also the Chief Operating Officer of Unilever and a member of Unilever Leadership Executive (ULE).

Sanjiv Mehta

Mr. Sanjiv Mehta - CEO and Managing Director

Mr. Sanjiv Mehta (53) joined the Board of the Company in October 2013. He is also the Executive Vice President for Unilever in South Asia and a member of Unilever’s Global Market Executive.

Mr. P. B. Balaji

Mr. P. B. Balaji - Chief Financial Officer

Mr. P. B. Balaji (44) joined the Company as a Management Trainee in May 1993 and has worked in number of roles in finance and supply chain over a period of 20 years.

Pradeep Banerjee

Mr Pradeep Banerjee - Executive Director, Supply Chain

Mr. Pradeep Banerjee (55) joined the Company as a Management Trainee in 1980.

Mr. Aditya Narayan

Mr. Aditya Narayan - Independent Director

Mr. Aditya Narayan (62) began his career as a Management Trainee with ICI India Limited (now Akzo Nobel India Limited) in 1973.

S Ramadorai

Mr. S. Ramadorai - Independent Director

Mr. S. Ramadorai (69) has been in public service since February 2011, currently acting as Chairman of National Skill Development Agency (NSDA) in the rank of a Cabinet Minister.

Mr. O.P. Bhatt

Mr. O. P. Bhatt - Independent Director

Mr. O. P. Bhatt (63) is the former Chairman of SBI (State Bank of India). In the 36 years that Mr. Bhatt served at SBI, he worked on several important national and international assignments.

Dr. Sanjiv Misra

Dr. Sanjiv Misra - Independent Director

Dr. Sanjiv Misra (66) is a retired Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer and a former member of the 13th Finance Commission, a constitutional position with the rank of a Minister of State.