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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Anand Mahindra

2012 Executive Chairman of the Board, Managing Director

Keshub Mahindra

91 2012 Chairman Emeritus

S. Durgashankar

56 2015 President - Group M and A, Corporate Accounts & Group Secretarial

V. Parthasarathy

2017 Group Chief Financial Officer, Group Chief Information Officer

Zhooben Bhiwandiwala

2015 President - Mahindra Partners and Group Legal

Manoj Chugh

President - Enterprise Business, Tech Mahindra Ltd

Rajeev Dubey

2016 Group President - HR, Corporate Services & Chief Executive Officer - Aftermarket Sector

Chander Gurnani

60 2017 Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer - Tech Mahindra Ltd.

Ruzbeh Irani

2016 President - Group Communications & Ethics & Chief Brand Officer

Ramesh Iyer

61 2015 President of Financial Services Sector, Managing Director of Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Limited

Rajesh Jejurikar

2017 President - Farm Equipment Sector

Sangeeta Prasad

50 2018 Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer - Mahindra Lifespace Developers Ltd

L. Ravichandran

President and Chief Operating Officer - Tech Mahindra Limited

Anish Shah

Group President - Strategy

Ashok Sharma

2017 President - Agriculture Sector and Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer - MASL

Shriprakash Shukla

2016 Group President & Chief Executive Officer - Aerospace & Defense Sector

Hemant Sikka

50 2017 President - CPO, Powerol and Spares Business

Kavinder Singh

Managing Director - Mahindra Holidays and Resorts India Limited & President - Leisure and Hospitality Sector

Rajan Wadhera

2017 President - Automotive Sector

Byung-tae Yea

2018 Chief Executive Officer - SsangYong Motor Company

Narayan Shankar

2006 Compliance Officer, Company Secretary

Pawan Goenka

64 2018 Managing Director, Executive Director

Vijay Sharma

60 2018 Additional Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Vishakha Desai

69 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Nadir Godrej

67 1992 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ravindra Kulkarni

74 1997 Non-Executive Independent Director

T. N. Manoharan

2016 Additional Non-Executive Independent Director

Milind Sarwate

2019 Independent Director

Vikram Mehta

63 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Meenakshi Murugappan

63 1992 Non-Executive Independent Director

Anupam Puri

2001 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Anand Mahindra

Mr. Anand G. Mahindra is Executive Chairman of the Board, Managing Director of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. He is a member of the class of '77, Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts from where he graduated Magna cum Laude (High Honours). In 1981, he secured an MBA from the Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts. He returned to India in 1981 where he joined Mahindra Ugine Steel Company Ltd. (MUSCO), the country's foremost producer of speciality steels, as Executive Assistant to the Finance Director. In 1989 he was appointed President and Deputy Managing Director of MUSCO. He relinquished this position with effect from 4th April 1991 when he was appointed Deputy Managing Director of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., the country's dominant producer of off-road vehicles and agricultural tractors. During his period at MUSCO, he initiated the Mahindra Group's entry into the fields of real estate development and hospitality management. Since 1991, Mr. Mahindra has been preoccupied with a comprehensive change programme in Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. in order to make the company an efficient and aggressive competitor in the new liberalised economic environment in India. In April 1997, Mr. Mahindra was appointed Managing Director by the Board of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. In January 2001, he was given the additional responsibility of Vice Chairman of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. Mr. Mahindra was also the co-promoter of Kotak Mahindra Finance Ltd., one of India's most prominent finance companies in the private sector. The company also entered into a joint venture with Goldman Sachs of the USA in the field of investment banking in India. Kotak Mahindra Finance Ltd. has now been converted into a Bank - Kotak Mahindra Bank with effect from 31st March 2003.

Keshub Mahindra

Mr. Keshub Mahindra, Esq., is Chairman Emeritus of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. He is a graduate from Wharton, University of Pennsylvania, USA. After joining the Company in 1947, he became the Chairman in 1963. He is a well-known philanthropist who has redefined good corporate governance in India. He has been appointed by the Government of India to serve on many Committees including the Sachar Commission on Company Law & MRTP and the Central Advisory Council of Industries. In 1987, he was awarded the Chevalier de l'Ordre National de la Legion d'honneur by the French Government. From 2004 to 2010, Mr. Mahindra was a Member of the Prime Minister’s Council on Trade & Industry, New Delhi. Mr. Mahindra is a member of the Apex Advisory Council of ASSOCHAM and is the President Emeritus of the Employers’ Federation of India. He is an Honorary Fellow of the All India Management Association, New Delhi and a member of the Council of the United World Colleges (International) in the United Kingdom. He has also served on several Boards and Councils in both the private and public domain, including SAIL, Tata Steel, Tata Chemicals, Indian Hotels, IFC and ICICI. Mr. Mahindra was also the Founder Chairman of HUDCO (Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited); Vice-Chairman of Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd; Chairman Mahindra Ugine Steel Co. Ltd; Director of Bombay Dyeing & Manufacturing Co. Ltd. and Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation Limited.

S. Durgashankar

Mr. S. Durgashankar is President - Group M and A, Corporate Accounts & Group Secretarial of the Company. He is also in charge of the operations of Mahindra Integrated Business Solutions Pvt Ltd – the Service Centre arm of M&M. During his overall experience spanning three decades, he has handled a wide spectrum of Corporate Finance assignments at senior levels. At M&M, he was instrumental in setting up the M&A division and has a rich M&A experience, having facilitated many domestic and international M&A transactions for the group. He was earlier the Corporate Treasurer and Head of Treasury & Investor Relations at M&M. Prior to his current assignment, Durga was CFO of Mahindra Satyam and was responsible for the company becoming current with respect to its Indian GAAP reporting requirements. Before joining Mahindra, he was the Group CFO of a group of businesses, with interest in the power sector, listed in AIM & NSE exchanges. He played a key role in the parent company of that group getting listed at the NSE. Before joining M&M, Durga headed one of the Strategic Business Units of a bank and acquired rich experience in project evaluation, lending and corporate restructuring. He has served and currently serves as Nominee Director on the board of various companies. He is an Alumni of Harvard Business School where he had attended the Advanced Management Program. He is also a speaker at many forums on varied topics in M&A and Finance. Durga is recipient of CFO 100 Awards in 2010, 2013 and 2014 for his contribution to Corporate Finance in the area of M&A. He was also the recipient of CFO India League of Excellence Award in March 2015.

V. Parthasarathy

Shri. V. S. Parthasarathy is Group Chief Financial Officer, Group Chief Information Officer of the Company. In his role as Group CFO and Group CIO, he facilitates the Mahindra Group in accomplishing its vision of ‘being amongst the Top 50 most admired brands in the world by 2021’. He is a member of the Mahindra Group’s supervisory board called ‘Group Executive Board’. He is the Chairman in Mahindra eMarket Ltd., and a Director on Board of several listed companies (including Tech Mahindra, Mahindra Financials and CIE Automotive S.A. Spain) and several other group companies. Partha is the President of BCCI (Bombay Chamber of Commerce & Industry). He is also the Chairman of both the FICCI CFO Council and the Association of Finance Profession of India (AFPI) – Governing Council. Partha started his career with Modi Xerox as a Management Trainee. Before joining Mahindra & Mahindra in 2000, he was the Associate Director at Xerox. Partha’s journey at M&M began with an HR stint where he brought about organisational transformation – performance management system, policy deployment, strategic planning – and journeyed through Deming Prize. He later spearheaded functions like Finance, M&A, IT and International Operations prior to being appointed in 2013 as CFO, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. Partha is a CA from ICAI, ACA from ICAEW and an alumnus of Harvard Business School’s AMP (2011).

Zhooben Bhiwandiwala

Mr. Zhooben Bhiwandiwala is a President - Group Legal, Managing Partner of Mahindra Partners of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. Zhooben joined the Mahindra Group in 1985, and through a remarkable 31-year career has acquired a wide spectrum of experience across diverse roles in a number of key positions in several business sectors. As a long standing veteran, he has traversed an interesting path across the Group during the past three decades – in terms of the diversity of roles, their geographic reach and location, and also the industry verticals. He has, during this tenure, acquired broad ranging cross-functional experience across several industries, and his active roles have embraced finance, legal, significant cross border M&A, HR, marketing, strategy and other commercial functions. Zhooben has spent around seven years on deputation to international assignments in the UK and US, and through the span of his career, has been extensively involved in international operations, incubating and investing in new businesses, start-ups, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions. He is also an active participant in several Group corporate initiatives and is the Chairman of the HR Academy at the Mahindra Learning University. Currently, Zhooben is a Director on the Boards of a number of companies of the Mahindra Group including many of its overseas subsidiaries.

Manoj Chugh

Mr. Manoj Chugh is President - Enterprise Business, Tech Mahindra Ltd of the Company. An ICT industry veteran, he has managed and led companies to leadership positions across diverse business segments including servers, satellite communications, networking and data storage. Prior to joining Tech Mahindra, Manoj was the Regional President, APJ for EMC's Global Accounts Program. In a stellar career spanning over three decades, he has been bestowed with several industry accolades: Data Quest listed him as one of the Top 10 People To Have Shaped The Last Decade of the Indian IT Industry. He was awarded the Best IT Man of the Year 2001 by the National Foundation of Indian Engineers and conferred an Honorary Fellowship of the e-Information Systems, Security and Audit Association (eISSA), besides other laurels. He has served as the Chairman of SNIA (Storage Networking Industry Association) India and has also been on the Executive Board of the American Chambers of Commerce in India (AMCHAM) for six years. Manoj is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur and is based in Delhi, India.

Rajeev Dubey

Mr. Rajeev Dubey is a Group President - HR, Corporate Services & Chief Executive Officer - Aftermarket Sector of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. His key focus areas are Human Capital initiatives of the Group, the After-Market businesses whose CEO’s report to him, Group Communications, Government Relations, CSR and Infrastructure. He is the Chairman of Mahindra Insurance Brokers, Mahindra Steel Service Centres and Mahindra First Choice Services, and serves on the Boards of several Group companies including Ssangyong Motors Korea, Mahindra Intertrade and Mahindra First Choice Wheels. He is Chairman of the Group CSR Council and the Corporate Governance Cell, and a Member of the Governing Council of the Mahindra Institute of Quality and the Governing Board of Mahindra Ecole Centrale. He joined Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. in January 2004 after a career spanning 29 years in the Tata Group, which he joined in 1975 as a member of the TAS, the central managerial cadre of the Tata Group. He spent 21 years with Tata Steel, and the next 7 years as CEO first of Tata Metaliks and then of Rallis India. He studied Economics at St. Stephens College, Delhi University, where he was ranked first in the University, and at the Delhi School of Economics, where he received a National Scholarship. He went on to do his MBA from the Yale School of Management, USA as a J N Tata scholar, and was selected as a Distinguished Alumnus of the School. Rajeev is a Member of the Governing Body of the International Labour Organization (ILO), Geneva and serves on the Board of the International Organization of Employers (IOE), Geneva, where he is also the Chairperson of the Future of Work Policy Group. He is a core member of the Council of Global Advisors of the Yale School of Management (Yale SOM), USA and is a Past President of the National Human Resource Development Network (NHRDN) and the Employers’ Federation of India (EFI). He is also a member of the Advisory Board of Konecranes India.

Chander Gurnani

Mr. Chander P. Gurnani Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer - Tech Mahindra Ltd. An accomplished business leader with extensive experience in international business development, start-ups and turnarounds, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, CP led Tech Mahindra's transformation journey, and one of the biggest turnarounds of Indian Corporate History - the acquisition and merger of Satyam. His inimitable style of leadership, combined with his sharp focus on customer experience has helped Tech Mahindra emerge as one of the leading digital IT solution providers of India. In a career spanning 35+ years, CP has held several leading positions with Hewlett Packard Ltd, Perot Systems (India) Ltd and HCL Corporation Ltd. CP has also served as a Chairman of NASSCOM for the year 2016-2017. An outstanding people manager, CP has an entrepreneurial style of management that is a blend of enthusiasm and dynamism. He has always focussed on people's strength to bring out the best in them. “Work hard and play hard” is his motto and he applies it to all aspects of his life with complete passion.

Ruzbeh Irani

Mr. Ruzbeh Irani is a President - Group Communications & Ethics & Chief Brand Officer of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. Ruzbeh joined the Mahindra Group in 2007, as Executive Vice President – Corporate Strategy, heading the Group's Strategy function. He subsequently also became the Chief Brand Officer of the Group, during which time he spearheaded Mahindra's entry into racing, and led the development of the Group's brand position and core purpose, 'Rise'. He then moved onto head International Operations for the Automotive and Farm Equipment Sectors of M&M. Since April 2015, Ruzbeh has been leading the Corporate Brand, Communications, PR, Ethics, Racing and Culture functions of the Mahindra Group, as President (Group Communications & Ethics) & Chief Brand Officer. He is also a member of Mahindra’s Group Executive Board. Ruzbeh completed his Bachelor's degree in Commerce from Bombay University in 1983. He went on to receive his Master's in Management Studies from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai in 1985. He is also an alumnus of the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School. Post his Master's degree, Ruzbeh worked with Hindustan Lever and Unilever for close to 22 years, across geographies in marketing, customer management and general management. Ruzbeh is the father of two sons, Ishan and Taronish; and husband to Madhavi. He is an avid jogger, a sports enthusiast, and immensely enjoys watching soccer.

Ramesh Iyer

Mr. Ramesh G. Iyer is President of Financial Services Sector, Managing Director of Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Ltd of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. Ramesh is a key player in the country’s financial sector affecting policy change as a member of the Banking & Finance Committee of the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Finance Industry Development Council (FIDC), and the Taskforce of NBFCs of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). He also serves as Co-Chairman of the Group on Finance & Leasing and Insurance of the Council of Economic Affairs, and helped set up the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM). He also serves on the boards of several Mahindra Group companies. Among the many accolades Ramesh has received include the Udyog Rattan Award from the Institute of Economic Studies, New Delhi; the Rashtriya Udyog Pratibha Award from the Council for Economic Growth & Research, Pune; and the Bhartiya Udyog Ratna Award from the National Education & Human Resources Development Organization, Mumbai. In 2010, Business World included him in a special report on India’s Most Valuable CEOs, in 2014, received an award as one of the finalists for “The Outstanding CEO Category” by CEO India Magazine, Delhi, and in the same year was adjudged the Best CEO - Financial Services Sector Mid Cap by Business Today at an Awards function held in Delhi. He was also shortlisted in the Top 5 Overall Best CEO (mid-cap category all Industry), 2015 ;he received 2 awards in the category 'CEO of the Year' & 'Most Admired Rural Entrepreneur of the Year Award' at The Rural Marketing Forum and Awards, conducted by CMO Asia in 2015. A commerce graduate, Ramesh has an MBA from Mumbai University. He an alumnus of several management and leadership programs conducted in India, the US, France, and China by institutions like IIM (Bangalore), Michigan Business School, Harvard Business School and IMD, Switzerland.

Rajesh Jejurikar

Mr. Rajesh Ganesh Jejurikar is President - Farm Equipment Sector of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. He also oversees Swaraj Engines Limited and the Mahindra Two Wheelers businesses. An MBA from S.P. Jain Institute of Management. Rajesh attended the Advanced Management Program at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and was awarded the British Chevening Scholarship to study at the Manchester Business School, UK. Rajesh joined the Automotive Sector as Vice President – Marketing in 2000. His role was expanded in 2003, when he was appointed Executive Vice President – Sales & Marketing for the Automotive Sector. In 2005, Rajesh was given additional responsibility as the Managing Director of Mahindra Renault, where he oversaw the development and launch of the Logan in India. In 2008, he became Chief of Operations of the Automotive Sector and when Automotive & Farm Equipment Sector (AFS) was formed in 2010, he was appointed Chief Executive of the Automotive Division. He serves on the boards of several companies including Mahindra USA, Mitsubishi Mahindra Agricultural Machinery Co. Ltd (Japan), Peugeot Motocyles (France), Hisarlar Makine Sanayive Ticaret Anonim Sirketi (Turkey), Erkunt Traktor Sanayi A.S. (Turkey), Mahindra First Choice Wheels Ltd, Trringo.com Ltd and Swaraj Engines Ltd. He is a visiting faculty at S. P. Jain Institute of Management and is on their Governing Body as well.

Sangeeta Prasad

Ms. Sangeeta Prasad is Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer - Mahindra Lifespace Developers Ltd of the Company. Sangeeta is a frequent speaker and panelist at prestigious industry and international events. She has addressed audiences at multiple editions of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, where she spoke on trends, challenges and opportunities in urbanisation; business and people strategy in the digital era; and action on climate change. She was also a speaker at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, or 'COP 21', in Paris, and at the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8) held in Beijing in 2017. Sangeeta participated in Hannover Messe in 2015 as a panelist. She is a member of the RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) South Asia board; Co-Chair of the CII Urban Development and Smart Cities Council; and Board Member, Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Sangeeta was a member of the Board of Governors, IIM Lucknow, between 2012 and 2018. Sangeeta started her career with Tata Steel, where she gained valuable experience across businesses, and via interactions with external stakeholders and various forums. She holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Jadavpur University and an MBA from IIM Lucknow. A Chevening scholar, she has to her credit a General Management Programme at INSEAD, Fountainbleu, and has also attended programmes at Harvard University.

L. Ravichandran

Mr. L. Ravichandran is President and Chief Operating Officer - Tech Mahindra Limited of the Company. He has a vital part of the organisation's senior executive leadership team. In a career spanning 37 years, he has played a significant role in building and delivering businesses to many Fortune 500 organisations across the world. At Tech Mahindra, Ravi heads global delivery across all verticals, competencies and geographies. He also plays a critical role in many initiatives including alliances and acquisitions. Ravi's strength lies in creation of new business lines and he is known for his capability to create high performance teams, deliver quality solutions and nurture strong client relationships. Prior to Tech Mahindra, Ravi was COO at Perot Systems, India. He has worked with reputed organisations including Tata Infotech Ltd, where he headed the Application Solutions division and managed client relations, services and delivery of large accounts. Ravi holds a Master's degree in Computer Science and is a distinguished alumnus of the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata.

Anish Shah

Dr. Anish Shah is Group President - Strategy of the Company. His primary focus areas are strategy development and implementation; building capabilities such as digitisation, IoT and analytics; enabling synergies across Group companies; and driving international growth. He also leads the Risk Management and Performance Review organizations. The Group Strategy Office plays a key role in developing talent for leadership roles across the Group. Anish’s prior role was President and CEO of GE Capital India, where he led the transformation of the business, including a turnaround of its SBI Card joint venture. His career at GE spanned 14 years, during which he held several leadership positions at GE Capital’s US and global units. As Director, Global Mortgage, he worked across 33 countries to drive growth and manage risk. As Senior Vice President (Marketing and Product Development) at GE Mortgage Insurance, he led various growth initiatives and played a key role in preparing the business for an IPO, as a spinoff from GE. In his initial years with GE, Anish also led Strategy, e-Commerce and Sales Force Effectiveness and had the unique experience of running a dot-com business within GE. Anish also received GE’s prestigious Lewis Latimer Award for outstanding utilization of Six Sigma in developing a ‘Digital Cockpit’.

Ashok Sharma

Mr. Ashok Sharma is President - Agriculture Sector and Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer - MASL of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. He holds a Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering from the renowned VJTI, Mumbai and a Master's in Management Studies from the prestigious Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies. He is also a certified six sigma black belt from the Motorola University. Prior to joining Mahindra, he has held successful leadership positions in various Indian and multinational corporations like Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Co, Videocon International, and Daewoo Electronics. Since 1998, he has been with Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd and has headed diverse functions including sales, channel, marketing, quality and strategy, where he contributed significantly to increasing Mahindra's market share in the tractor business and in sustaining its leadership position. Ashok was also instrumental in developing an integrated 'One Mahindra' strategy for the Automotive and Farm Equipment sectors in South Asia and Africa. Ashok heads the Business Excellence and Innovation functions for the entire Automotive and Farm Equipment businesses of the Mahindra Group. Under his leadership, Mahindra's Agri-business portfolio, comprising fresh produce, irrigation, crop development and protection inputs, staples, and dairy, has grown around 12 fold in the last 5 years. Today, it is one of India’s largest grape exporter with a strong customer base in Europe and South East Asia.

Shriprakash Shukla

Mr. Shriprakash P. Shukla is a Group President & Chief Executive Officer - Aerospace & Defense Sector of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. Shukla is responsible for the Aerospace, Defence and Steel sectors. He is Chairman of the boards of several companies engaged in designing and producing aircrafts, armoured vehicles, radars, naval systems and specialty steel. A B.Tech & MBA graduate, he has 36 years of rich and varied experience in managing large projects and operations. Prior to his current role, he served as President of Group Strategy and Chief Brand Officer of the Mahindra Group. He oversaw and orchestrated a complete makeover of the visual identity of the Mahindra Group. It was during this period that the Group Strategy Office launched and institutionalised Rise Prize (with Prize money of US $1 Million) that aims to foster and develop the innovation ecosystem in India. He was also responsible for the Mahindra Racing portfolio – both MotoGP (Motorcycle) and Formula E (Electric Cars) in his capacity as Chief Brand Officer. He also served as Chairman of the Group Brand Council and Member of the Investment Committee of Mahindra Partners and continues to serve as the Chairman of Mahindra Innovation Academy. He served as Director on the Boards of Group companies such as Bristlecone, USA and Mahindra First Choice Services, India. Additionally, he is a Director on the Boards of CIE, Spain and Mahindra CIE, India. Shukla is affiliated with several renowned industry forums. Besides the India-Spain CEOs Forum, he is also a member of the Indo-French CEOs Forum and the Indo-French Chamber of Commerce & Industry. He is the Co-Chairman of FICCI Committee on Defence & Aerospace and a member of the Technology Development Board, Department of Science & Technology, India.

Hemant Sikka

Mr. Hemant Sikka is President - CPO, Powerol and Spares Business of the Company. He is a member of the Group Executive Board and on the board of various group companies: Mahindra Trucks & Buses Ltd (MTBL), Mahindra Insurance Brokers Ltd (MIBL), Mahindra Automotive Distributors Pvt Ltd (MADPL), Mahindra Telecom Energy Management Services Ltd and Mahindra Waste Energy Solution Ltd. Prior to this, Hemant was Head Purchase – SsangYong Motors, South Korea, a group subsidiary of Mahindra. He played a key role in the purchasing domain by building strong business relationships with Korean suppliers and led the SsangYong purchase team in significantly reducing material costs. Before his assignment in SsangYong Motors, Hemant was Head Manufacturing – Automotive Sector. He focussed on workmen involvement in improving quality and concluded long term wage agreements with workmen unions. He also had a 9-year stint with automobile company, Maruti Suzuki. Hemant chairs the Sourcing Council Group of SIAM (Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers). In 2013, he was awarded the Procurement Excellence Award at the maiden Procurement Leaders Asia Pacific Awards in Singapore. Hemant enjoys sports and watching movies. He lives in Mumbai with his wife and two daughters.

Kavinder Singh

Mr. Kavinder Singh is Managing Director - Mahindra Holidays and Resorts India Limited & President - Leisure and Hospitality Sector of the Company. Kavinder joined Mahindra in 2014 as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Limited (MHRIL). His focus is making MHRIL a world-class vacation ownership company, with a view to create differentiated experiences for Club Mahindra members. Kavinder has more than 28 years of extensive consumer experience in the FMCG sector having worked in Asian Paints, ITC Ltd and Pidilite Industries. In his 17-year career at ITC, he spent 8 years in setting up and building the 'Sunfeast' biscuits business; he headed the Biscuits and Confectionery business prior to joining Pidilite. He also started the 'Strategic Initiatives Group' and led transformational Corporate Strategic Initiatives at Pidilite. After a successful stint as Chief Strategy Officer, he became the first CEO of the Consumer Products Business at Pidilite, his most recent role. Kavinder is a Graduate in Mechanical Engineering from NIT, Warangal and has attended the General Management Program at Wharton School of Business. Kavinder is married to Jeet, who is an artist. They have a daughter, Gunjeet, who is studying medicine and a son, Ravneet, who is studying engineering. Kavinder is a voracious reader, a fitness enthusiast and loves to travel and explore new destinations.

Rajan Wadhera

Mr. Rajan Wadhera is President - Automotive Sector of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. He is a Member of the Group Executive Board and also the President of the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI), the leading Homologation and Certification authority in India. Rajan has a B.Tech and M.Tech from IIT Bombay and is a Graduate of the Advanced Management Programme from the Wharton Business School, USA. He has more than 32 years of diverse experience in various facets of automotive as well as farm equipment sector like Research & Development, Technology, and Sourcing & Operations. Under his leadership, as Chief Executive of Technology, Product Development and Sourcing of Auto and Farm Sectors, at Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd, Rajan led the development of projects like XUV5OO, e2o, Xylo, Thar, Maxximo, Genio, Quanto, New Generation Scorpio, Jeeto, TUV3OO, Arjun NOVO and KUV1OO. He was instrumental in setting up an offshore Engineering and Development Centre for Auto Sector, the North American Technology Center (NATC), in Detroit. He was also instrumental in setting up the Mahindra Research Valley (MRV) at Chennai. Rajan is the Chairman of the Board at Mahindra Trucks and Buses Limited (MTBL), Mahindra Heavy Engines Limited (MHEL), and Mahindra Automotive North America (MANA). He is also a Director on a holding Company of Pininfarina, MANA, and Mahindra Electric Mobility Ltd.

Byung-tae Yea

Mr. Byung-tae (Brandon) Yea is Chief Executive Officer - SsangYong Motor Company of the Company. He has vast knowledge and great expertise in product planning, marketing and overseas markets. He is believed to be an expert who will lead SsangYong along the path towards a turnaround by enhancing the company’s global competitiveness and boosting sales volumes. Born in 1958, Mr. Yea earned a Bachelor of Commercial Science in International Trade from Pusan National University. His first stint was as an executive at Hyundai Motor Company in 1982, where he was responsible for Hyundai/KIA’s sales and marketing functions, both local and overseas. He was the President of KIA Motors Europe GmbH and served as the Senior Executive Vice President, Chief of Hyundai Commercial Vehicle (Truck & Bus) from 2014 through 2015. Mr. Yea also taught at Seoul National University in the Department of Industrial Engineering as a University-Industry Cooperation Professor. Mr. Yea joined SsangYong Motor Company in 2018 and has been serving as Vice President of Marketing and Chief Operating Officer. He is now serving as CEO. Mr. Yea has previously held position as President – Marketing & Product at Hyundai-Kia Motors in its regional offices in Asia, the Middle East and in Europe, and was also the Vice President and Head of Hyundai Commercial Vehicle. He strongly believes in continuous improvement of product planning and design, flexible thinking, quick application and execution of new ideas.

Narayan Shankar

Pawan Goenka

Dr. Pawan Kumar Goenka, Ph.D., is a Managing Director, Executive Director of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. He earned his B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT, Kanpur and PhD from Cornell University, USA. He is also a Graduate of the Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School. Prior to joining Mahindra, he had worked with General Motors’ R&D Center in Detroit, from 1979 to 1993. Thereafter, he was appointed as General Manager (R&D) in Mahindra. During his R&D tenure, he led the development of the Scorpio – India's first indigenously built SUV. He was appointed COO (Automotive Sector) in April 2003, President (Automotive Sector) in September 2005, President (Automotive & Farm Equipment Sectors) in April 2010, Executive Director and Group President (AFS) in April 2015, and Managing Director of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, in November 2016. Pawan has been honoured with numerous awards during his illustrious career. He received the Extraordinary Accomplishment Award from General Motors in 1986, the Burt L. Newkirk Award for the year 1987, the Charles L. McCuen Achievement Award from General Motors for the years 1985 and 1991, an Outstanding International Advisor Award from SAE in 1997, and a Distinguished Alumni Award from IIT, Kanpur in 2004. He received the Engineering Excellence Award 2012 from SAE India Foundation. He is a Fellow of SAE International and of The Indian National Academy of Engineers.

Vijay Sharma

Shri. Vijay Kumar Sharma is Additional Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of the Company. He is a post-graduate (M.Sc.) in Botany from Patna University. Mr. Sharma joined Life Insurance Corporation of India (“LIC”) as Direct Recruit Officer in 1981 and has grown with LIC since then. He held various challenging assignments pan India and in all operational streams including in-charge positions at different levels. Working across length and breadth of the country has added immensely to his experience and honed his understanding of demographics of the country, socioeconomic needs of different regions and multi-cultural challenges in implementation of LIC’s objectives. Mr. Vijay Kumar Sharma superannuated as Chairman of LIC on 31st December, 2018. Prior to his taking over as Chairman on 16th December, 2016, he served as a Chairman (In charge) from 16th September, 2016 and Managing Director, Life Insurance Corporation of India from 1st November, 2013. From December 2010 to November 2013, he served as a Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, LIC Housing Finance Limited (LICHFL), a premiere housing finance company in the country. As MD & CEO of LICHFL, he stabilized the operations under most challenging circumstances of negative media glare, intense scrutiny by Regulator & others and turned it around to be the best Housing Finance Company in 2011.

Vishakha Desai

Dr. Vishakha N. Desai is an Non-Executive Independent Director of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. She is the recipient of five honorary degrees and holds a B.A. in Political Science from Bombay University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Asian Art History from the University of Michigan. Dr. Vishakha N. Desai was first appointed as a Director on the Board of the Company on 30th May, 2012. Dr. Vishakha N. Desai is Senior Advisor for Global Affairs to the President of Columbia University in the city of New York, Vice-Chair of Columbia’s Committee on Global Thought, and Senior Research Scholar in Global Studies at its School of International and Public Affairs. From 1990 to 2012, Dr. Vishakha N. Desai held a variety of positions at the Asia Society, initially as the Director of the Asia Society Museum and for the last eight years as President and CEO. Under her leadership as President, she expanded the Society’s reach in Asia through innovative programs and through the establishment of new centers in the region. Dr. Vishakha N. Desai is a Trustee of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and Chair of the Board of Trustees of AFS Intercultural Programs. She also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Teach For All, the Social Science Research Council, on the Governing Council of the newly established KREA University, and is currently Vice Chair of the Advisory Board for the Smithsonian’s Asian Pacific American Center. In previous years, she has served as the President of the Association of Art Museum Directors and has been on numerous other boards and advisory committees of both national and international not-for-profit organizations including but not limited to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, Brookings Institution, Bertelsmann Foundation, Auroville Foundation of India and the House of World Cultures in Berlin.

Nadir Godrej

Mr. Nadir Burjorji Godrej is an Non-Executive Independent Director of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. He joined the Board in 1992. He is currently the Managing Director of Godrej Industries, India’s leading manufacturer of oleochemicals, edible oils, vanaspati, and bakery fats. Today, Nadir serves on the Boards of several companies including Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra), Indian Hotels Company, and several Godrej Group companies. Nadir is a member of the Advisory Committees of the Indian Chemical Manufacturers' Association, and a trustee of the Foundation of Medical Research, Mumbai. He has also served as President of the Compound Livestock Feed Manufacturers' Association of India, the Oil Technologists' Association of India, and the Protein Food & Nutrition Development Association. Currently President of the Alliance Francaise de Bombay, Nadir has received the Ordre National du Mérite and the Ordre National De La Légion D’Honneur from the Government of France for his achievements. Nadir earned his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston. He attended Stanford University for his Masters in Chemical Engineering and received his MBA from Harvard University as a George F. Baker Scholar. Nadir lives in Mumbai with his wife, Dr. Rati Godrej. They have three sons. In 1991, he wrote a collection of poems in English and French titled “Life and Other Poems”.

Ravindra Kulkarni

Mr. Ravindra K. Kulkarni is an Non-Executive Independent Director of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. He joined the Board of in 1997. Since 2005, he has been a Senior Partner at the legal firm Khaitan & Co, Mumbai. With over 35 years in legal practice, Ravi began his career with Little & Co and rapidly rose to become a Partner. He pioneered the firm’s entry into indirect taxation, capital markets, and infrastructure and project finance. He joined Khaitan & Co in 2005, where he led the company’s growth from 30 lawyers to 120 in a five-year period. Ravi is a member of the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa, and the Bombay Incorporated Law Society. He is a member of both the faculty and the Advisory Committee for the Security Law course offered by the Government Law College, Mumbai. Ravi received his BS from Ramnarain Ruia College, University of Mumbai and his LLB from the University of Law, where he also received the Sir Charles Sergeant Memorial Award. He earned his LLM from the University of Mumbai, and passed the Articled Clerks’ examination conducted by the Incorporated Law Society, Mumbai, with the highest marks in Company Law and Taxation.

T. N. Manoharan

Mr. T. N. Manoharan is Additional Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr. TN Manoharan is a law graduate and a fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He also holds a Masters degree in Commerce. He is a Non-Executive Chairman on the Board of Canara Bank, an Independent Director on the Board of Directors of Tech Mahindra Limited and was nominated by the Government of India to the Board of Satyam Computer Services Limited where he made significant contribution towards the revival of the erstwhile Mahindra Satyam within a short span of time. Mr. Manoharan has also served as the President of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India ("ICAI") during 2006-07, and as Chairman of Accounting Research Foundation of ICAI & National Committee on Accounting Standards of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). He was on the Board of the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority ("IRDA") during 2006-07 and on the Committees constituted by Reserve Bank of India ("RBI"), Securities and Exchange Board of India ("SEBI"), Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA), Comptroller and Auditor General of India ("C&AG") and Central Board of Direct Taxes ("CBDT") during 2006-07. Mr. Manoharan at present is the Chairman of the National Committee on Accounting Standards and Taxation of the Confederation of Indian Industry. He is a Member of the Appellate Authority, and of the working group constituted by International Accounting Standards Board ("IASB") for making recommendations on "IFRS for SMEs". He is also a Member of the Governing Council for Skill Development in BFSI Sector since September, 2016. Mr. Manoharan has received the "Business Leadership Award" from NDTV Profit and the CNN IBN "Indian of the Year 2009".

Milind Sarwate

Vikram Mehta

Mr. Vikram Singh Mehta is an Non-Executive Independent Director of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics (Hons.) from St. Stephens College, Delhi University. He has a Master’s Degree in Politics and Economics (Hons.) from Magdalen College, Oxford University, UK and a Master’s Degree in Energy Economics from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University in USA. Mr. Vikram Singh Mehta was first appointed as a Director on the Board of the Company on 30th May, 2012. Mr. Vikram Singh Mehta was until November, 2012 Chairman of the Shell Group of Companies in India. Mr. Vikram Singh Mehta’s career began as a Member of the Indian Administrative Service of the Government of India in 1978. Mr. Mehta is the recipient of Asia House (London), “Businessmen of the Year” Award 2010; Member, Board of Governors – Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University and Member, Board of Overseers – Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. He was the former Chairman, Young Peoples Award Programme India (erstwhile Duke of Edinburgh’s Award) and Member, Board of Governors, Indian Public Schools’ Society. He has a monthly column “Over the Barrel” in the Indian Express and Financial Express. Mr. Vikram Singh Mehta has completed 66 years of age. Mr. Vikram Singh Mehta is the Director on the Boards of Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited, HT Media Limited, Apollo Tyres Limited, Larsen and Toubro Limited, Jubilant Food Works Limited, N V Advisory Services Private Limited and L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering Limited. He is also a designated partner of TMA Estates LLP.

Meenakshi Murugappan

Mr. Meenakshi M. Murugappan is an Non-Executive Independent Director of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. He joined the Board of in 1992. He is currently Chairman of Carborundum Universal, Tube Investments of India, and Wendt India. A member of the Supervisory Board of the Murugappa Group, MM Murugappan is an expert in technology and research strategies. He belongs to the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, and the Plastics & Rubber Institute. He also serves on the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. MM Murugappan received his Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering from the University of Madras, India. He attended the University of Michigan, USA for his Master of Science in Chemical Engineering.

Anupam Puri

Mr. Anupam P. Puri (also known as Tino) is Non-Executive Independent Director of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. He joined the Board in 2001. He is also a Board Member of Tech Mahindra and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, on the advisory boards of Spencer Stuart and Corsair Capital, and a Special Advisor for General Atlantic Partners. With over 30 years under his belt at McKinsey & Company, Tino worked with international corporate clients across several industries on strategy and organizational issues, and advised several governments and multilateral institutions on public policy. Tino holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Delhi University, a Master’s degree in Economics from Balliol College, Oxford University, and a Master of Philosophy degree in Economics from Nuffield College, Oxford University. During the 1990s, Tino spearheaded the development of McKinsey’s well-respected and vibrant practice in India. He also oversaw the Asian and Latin American offices, and was an elected member of the Board.