People: Britannia Industries Ltd (BRIT.BO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Nusli Wadia

70 1993 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Vinod Menon

2013 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Prashant Vatkar

2013 Chief Executive Officer-Britannia International Business

Vinay Kushwaha

2013 Vice President - Supply Chain

Pascale Ville

Vice President - Research & Development and Quality

Varun Berry

52 2014 Managing Director, Director

Manoj Balgi

2013 Head-Procurement

Ashok Namboodiri

2013 Head-Dairy Business

Ranjana Kumar

44 2014 Additional Director

Anil Hirjee

75 Non-Executive Director

S. Kelkar

75 Non-Executive Director

Jehangir Wadia

38 2005 Non-Executive Director

Ness Wadia

2010 Non-Executive Director

Keki Dadiseth

68 2006 Non-Executive Independent Director

Avijit Deb

2001 Non-Executive Independent Director

Nimesh Kampani

67 2001 Non-Executive Independent Director

Vijay Kelkar

72 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Nasser Munjee

61 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ajai Puri

60 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Nusli Wadia

Mr. Nusli Neville Wadia is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Britannia Industries Limited. He served on the board of Britannia Industries Limited on 5th September 1993 and has been the Chairman of the Company since 8th September 1993. He has contributed actively in the deliberations of various organisations like Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry in India, Mill Owners Association, etc. He was appointed on the Prime Minister’s Council on Trade and Industry in 1998, 1999 and 2000. He was the Convener of the Special Group Task Force on Food and Agro Industries Management Policy in September, 1998. Mr. Wadia is actively engaged in public affairs and is deeply involved with charitable institutions. He is also on the Managing Committee of the Nehru Centre, Mumbai. Further, he is a member of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), National Executive Council.

Vinod Menon

Mr. Vinod Menon has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Britannia Industries Ltd., effective February 01, 2013. Vinod has been an integral part of Britannia since 1993 and has handled both functional and business roles in Commercial, Finance & Accounting. He has also been the Head of the dairy business and is currently the VP & Head of Strategy and New Business Development.

Prashant Vatkar

Vinay Kushwaha

Pascale Ville

Varun Berry

Mr. Varun Berry is a Managing Director, Director of BRITANNIA INDUSTRIES LTD., Mr. Varun Berry has an experience of over 27 years with premier companies like Hindustan Unilever and Pepsico, both in India and overseas and a successful track record in leading start ups, turnarounds, joint ventures and growth businesses. and he holds a graduate degree in BE Mechanical from the Punjab University.

Manoj Balgi

Ashok Namboodiri

Ranjana Kumar

Anil Hirjee

S. Kelkar

Jehangir Wadia

Mr. Jehangir N. Wadia is Non-Executive Director of Britannia Industries Limited. He joined the Board of Britannia Industries Limited on 14th September 2005 as director. He holds a MS in Engineering Management from Warwick University, England. He has had training with The Bombay Dyeing & Manufacturing Company Limited in various areas of management, production planning and control. He has been associated with the Wadia Group for over 12 years and has taken lead to put the Group in the field of IT. His vision is to create value through innovation, sustainable execution plan and maintenance strategies. He is also the founder of Go Air, a low cost airline in India. He holds the following directorships in various companies in India: Citurgia Biochemicals Limited, Nowrosjee Wadia & Sons Ltd., Gherzi Eastern Limited, The Bombay Burmah Trading Corpn Ltd, Integrated Clinical Research Sciences Pvt. Ltd., Virtual Education Network Pvt. Ltd., Go Airlines (India) Pvt. Ltd., Go Airways Pvt. Ltd. and Go Holdings Pvt. Ltd.

Ness Wadia

Keki Dadiseth

Mr. Keki Bomi Dadiseth is Non-Executive Independent Director of Britannia Industries Limited. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales. Mr. Dadiseth joined Hindustan Lever Ltd in India in 1973 as a Manager in the Audit Department. His tenure in the company included a three-year secondment to Unilever PLC, in London (1984- 87), where he held senior financial and commercial positions. On his return to India in 1987, he joined the Board of Hindustan Lever, and, until he became Chairman in 1996, headed several businesses (Detergents & Personal Products) and functions (Personnel, and Acquisitions & Mergers activities), for the Group in India. Mr. Dadiseth was appointed Director on the Board of Unilever PLC and Unilever NV in May 2000 and a Member of the Executive Committee. On Ist January 2001, he took as Director, Home and Personal Care, responsible for the HPC Business of Unilever world-wide. He retired from Unilever in May 2005. In India, Mr. Dadiseth was closely associated with various industry, educational, management and medical bodies. He is a Trustee of the Ratan Tata Trust and a member of the International Advisory Board of the DaimlerChrysler Group. He is a Director of the Indian School of Business (a venture between industry and the Business Schools at Wharton, Kellogg and LBS). He is a member of the International Advisory Board of March & McLennan Companies Inc and is a Non-Executive Director of Prudential plc. The Board appointed Mr. Keki Dadiseth as an Additional Director of Britannia Industries Limited at its meeting held on 31 May 2006. Mr. Keki Dadiseth is the Chairman of the Remuneration/Compensation Committee of the Company. His other Directorships include: Siemens Limited, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Ltd and Nicholas Piramal India Ltd.

Avijit Deb

Mr. Avijit Deb is Non-Executive Independent Director of Britannia Industries Limited. He is a solicitor and an enrolled Advocate of the High Court of Calcutta. He maintains own firm of Solicitors in Kolkata and has over 35 years of experience in the Legal field. He has been associated with the Company since 1993.

Nimesh Kampani

Mr. Nimesh N. Kampani is Non-Executive Independent Director of Britannia Industries Limited. He is a graduate from Sydenham College and a qualified Chartered Accountant. Mr. Kampani is the founder and Chairman of JM Financial Group, one of India’s financial services group, which has interests in investment banking, capital markets, asset management, alternative assets and retail brokerage. In career spanning: three decades, he has made pioneering contributions to the development of the Indian capital markets and has advised several corporates on their financial needs, especially capital raising and mergers and acquisitions. He has been in committees of CII, FICCI, SEBI, MOF, BSE, etc.

Vijay Kelkar

Dr. Vijay Laxman Kelkar is Non-Executive Independent Director of Britannia Industries Limited., since May 28, 2010. He was Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company from 2005 to 2007. He did his BS from the University of Pune in 1963 and his Doctorate from the University of California at Berkeley, USA in 1970. He had done his MS from the University of Minnesota, USA in 1965. Dr. Kelkar has held senior and distinguished positions in the Government of India. He was Advisor to the Minister of Finance, Government of India in the rank of Minister of State, from August 2002 to September 2004. He was also the Finance Secretary, Government of India during 1998-99. Some of the other positions held are Executive Director for India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Bhutan at the IMF, Washington, Chairman, Tariff Commission, Government of India, Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India etc. He was a visiting Professor at the South Asia Institute, West Germany and Center for Economic Development & Administration, Nepal. He has worked on monographs and books on several topics.

Nasser Munjee

Ajai Puri

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