Ms Kalpana Morparia (72) was appointed as an Independent Director on the Board of Hindustan Unilever Limited with effect from 9th October, 2014. She is Chairperson of the Audit Committee and a Member of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee and Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of the Company.
Ms Morparia is the former Chairman of J. P. Morgan, South and Southeast Asia and a Member of J. P. Morgan’s Asia Pacific Management Committee.
Prior to joining J. P. Morgan India, Ms Morparia served as Vice Chair on the Boards of ICICI Group Companies. She was a Joint Managing Director of ICICI Group from 2001 to 2007. She had been with the ICICI Group since 1975.
A graduate in law from Bombay University, Ms Morparia has served on several committees constituted by the Government of India. She has also been recognised by several International & National media for her role as one of the leading women professionals.
Ms Morparia serves as an Independent Director on the Boards of Dr. Reddy’s Lab. Ltd., Philip Morris International Inc. She is also a Member of the Governing Board of Bharti Foundation.