Ireena Vittal became a director of the Company in October 2013. She serves as a member of our Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee and Board Governance, Nomination and Compensation Committee. Ms. Vittal is also the lead independent director of the Company. Ms. Vittal is among India’s most respected consultant and advisor. She was a partner with McKinsey & Co. for 16 years, where she served global companies on issues of growth and sustainable scale-up. She has also co-authored books on agriculture and urbanization and served government and public institutions to design and implement solutions core to India’s development in the areas of inclusive urban development and sustainable rural growth. Ms. Vittal serves as a board member of Godrej Consumer Products Limited, HDFC Limited, Compass Plc and Diageo Plc. She is a member of the Audit Committee and Nomination and Remuneration Committee of all the 4 boards.
Ms. Vittal has a graduate degree in Electronics from Osmania University and has completed her Master’s in Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.