Mahendra Kumar Sharma
Chairman & Independent Director
Mahendra Kumar Sharma holds Bachelors’ degrees in Arts and Law, PG Diplomas in Personnel Management and Labour Law, and has completed the Advanced Management Programme at the Harvard Business School. Mr. Sharma joined Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) in 1974, and retired from the company in 2007. He was a member of the Board of Directors of HUL for 12 years, including seven years as Vice Chairman. He is the founder of M.K. Sharma & Associates and has rich experience in the field of mergers and acquisition, corporate restructuring and law. He has been a member of the Corporate Law Committee of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, and the Naresh Chandra Committee on Corporate Governance, as well as being involved in several industry associations. He was Chairman of the Board of Directors of ICICI Bank and was on the board of prestigious companies such as Wipro, Asian Paints and Blue Star. He is also a member of the Executive Board of the Indian School of Business.