M. K. Sharma became a director of Wipro in July 2011. He is the Chairman of our Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee; Administrative and Shareholders/Investors Grievance Committee; and a member of our Board Governance, Nomination and Compensation Committee.
Previously, Mr. Sharma served as Vice Chairman of Hindustan Lever Ltd. (now Hindustan Unilever Ltd.) from 2000 to 2007, and as a full-time director from 1995 to 2000. He was also the non-executive Chairman of ICICI Bank Ltd. (2015-2018).
He now chairs the Audit Committee of Asian Paints Ltd. and Atria Convergence Technologies Ltd., and is a member of their Nomination and Remuneration Committee. He is a member of the Audit Committee of United Spirits Ltd, and since April 2019 has been on the board of Ambuja Cements Ltd. He is also on the board of BIC-Cello India Private Ltd., East India Investment Co. Pvt. Ltd.; Gwalior Webbing Co. Pvt. Ltd.; the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad and serves as a Governor of Anglo Scottish Education Society Ltd., Mumbai. Mr. Sharma is Chairman and member of the National Management Committee and a Trustee of Indian Cancer Society and non-executive Chairman of United Spirits Ltd. and Atria Convergence Technologies Ltd.
Mr. Sharma holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws from Canning College University of Lucknow. He earned a Postgraduate Diploma in Personnel Management from the Department of Business Management, University of Delhi, and a Diploma in Labour Laws from Indian Law Institute, Delhi. In 1999, he was nominated to attend the Advance Management Program at Harvard Business School.