1975, BTech, IIT Delhi; 1977, Postgraduate in Management, IIM, Ahmedabad. 2000-05, President, Global Foods, Home and Personal Care, and Chairman and Managing Director, Hindustan Unilever, India. Currently, Partner, Clayton Dubilier & Rice. Former Member of the Executive Board, Unilever, London. Served on Prime Minister of India's Council of Trade and Industry. Chairman: Mauser Group; Kalle. Senior Independent Director: Marks & Spencer; GlaxoSmithKline.