Mr Leo Puri (60) has been appointed as an Independent Director on the Board of Hindustan Unilever Limited effective October 12, 2018. He is a member of the Audit Committee and Environmental, Social and Governance Committee and the Chairperson of Risk Management Committee of the Company.
Mr Leo Puri was the Managing Director of UTI Asset Management Company Limited from August, 2013 to August, 2018. He has assumed office of the Chairman of JP Morgan Chase for South & South East Asia in early 2021.
In his career spanning over 30 years, Mr Puri has previously worked as Director with Mckinsey & Company and Managing Director with Warburg Pincus. Mr Puri has worked in the UK, USA and Asia, and since 1994, he has been working in India.
At Mckinsey, he has advised leading financial institutions, conglomerates, and investment institutions in strategy and operational issues. He has contributed to the development of knowledge and public policy through advice to regulators and Government officials.
At Warburg Pincus, he was responsible for leading and managing investments across industries in India. He also contributed to the financial services investments in the international portfolio as a Member of the global partnership.