Ashu Suyash was appointed as an Independent Director on the Board of Hindustan Unilever Limited on 12th November, 2021.
Ashu comes with over 33 years of experience in the financial services and global information services sector. She was, until recently, the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director at CRISIL (Credit Rating Information Services of India Limited) and a member of the Operating Committee of S&P Global. She serves on Advisory Boards and Committees of several institutions like the Securities and Exchange Board of India, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India, National Institute of Securities and Markets.
Ashu played a pivotal role in enabling CRISIL regain its Ratings Leadership position and transform to become a Global analytics company through widescale adoption of technology. She led CRISIL’s growth through acquisitions in a very challenging environment. Prior to her role as CEO and MD at CRISIL, Ashu worked with reputed financial organisations - L&T Financial Services Group, Fidelity International and Citibank.
Ashu is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from the University of Mumbai.