Ms Neelam Dhawan (63) is an Independent Director on the Board of Hindustan Unilever Limited. She is a member of the Company's Audit Committee, Nomination and Remuneration Committee, Environmental, Social and Governance Committee and Risk Management Committee.
Ms Dhawan has vast experience in the information technology industry and, since 1982, has held various positions, including that of Managing Director, across HCL, IBM, Microsoft, and Hewlett Packard. Her last executive assignment was as Vice President of Asia Pacific and Japan for Hewlett Packard Enterprise until March 2018.
Over the years, Ms Dhawan has been a key participant in shaping the IT industry in India. She was on the NASSCOM Executive Council from 2009 to 2017 and significantly contributed to the industry strategy and public policy frameworks.
She is currently a Non-Executive Director at ICICI Bank Limited, Capita PLC, Fractal Analytics Pvt Ltd, Yatra Online Inc, and is the Chairperson of a startup, Capillary Technologies. She is also on the Governing Board of IIIT Delhi and advises and mentors various organisations on business transformation.
Ms Dhawan is an Economics Graduate from St Stephen's College, Delhi University. She also has an MBA from the Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi, India.