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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

54 2015 President - Group M and A, Corporate Accounts & Group Secretarial

V. Parthasarathy

2017 Group Chief Financial Officer, Group Chief Information Officer

Anita Arjundas

2017 Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer Mahindra Lifespace Developers Ltd

Zhooben Bhiwandiwala

2015 President - Group Legal, Managing Partner of Mahindra Partners

Johng-Sik Choi

66 President and Chief Executive Officer - Ssangyong Motor Company

Manoj Chugh

President - Enterprise Business, Tech Mahindra Ltd

Rajeev Dubey

2016 Group President - HR, Corporate Services & CEO - Aftermarket Sector

Chander Gurnani

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

Ruzbeh Irani

2016 President - Group Communications & Ethics & Chief Brand Officer

Ramesh Iyer

59 2015 President of Financial Services Sector, Managing Director of Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Limited

Rajesh Jejurikar

2017 President - Farm Equipment Sector

Sangeeta Prasad

Chief Executive Officer - Integrated Cities & Industrial Clusters, Mahindra Lifespace Developers Ltd

S. Ramkrishna

President - Group Public Affairs

L. Ravichandran

President and Chief Operating Officer - Tech Mahindra Limited

Anish Shah

Group President - Strategy

Ashok Sharma

2017 President - Agriculture Sector and MD & CEO - MASL

Shriprakash Shukla

2016 Group President & CEO - Aerospace & Defense Sector

Hemant Sikka

49 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

Ulhas Yargop

2010 Group Chief Technology Officer, President - Information Technology Sector

Narayan Shankar

2006 Compliance Officer, Company Secretary

Pawan Goenka

63 2016 President - Automotive and Farm Equipment sectors, Executive Director, Managing Director

S. Mainak

60 2014 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director - Nominee of LIC

Vishakha Desai

68 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Nadir Godrej

66 1992 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ravindra Kulkarni

72 1997 Non-Executive Independent Director

T. N. Manoharan

2016 Additional Non-Executive Independent Director

Vikram Mehta

62 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Meenakshi Murugappan

61 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 in1948, he became the Chairman in 1963 and continued as the Director & Chairman till August 2012. He is a well-known philanthropist who redefined Corporate Governance by effectively channelising funds into the social sector. Mr. Mahindra had 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 Cevalier de I’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 of Trade & Industry, New Delhi. Most recently, in 2012, he was felicitated by the Federation of Automobile Dealers Association (FADA), an apex nation body representing Automobile Dealers in India, with a Lifetime Contribution Award and he was also awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Employers’ Federation of India (EFI). He is Chairman of Mahindra Ugine Steel Company Limited, Chairman of the Board of Governors of Mahindra United World College of India, Vice-Chairman of Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited, Chairman of Kema Services (International) Private Limited, Chairman of Tech Mahindra Foundation, Chairman of Mahindra Holdings Limited and holds Directorships at Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation Limited, The Bombay Dyeing & Manufacturing Company Limited and Indian Institute for Human Settlements.

S. Durgashankar

V. Parthasarathy

Anita Arjundas

Zhooben Bhiwandiwala

Mr. Zhooben Bhiwandiwala is a President - Group Legal, Managing Partner of Mahindra Partners of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. He began his career with Mahindra in 1985. He has dedicated a remarkable 26 years to the Mahindra Group, acquiring wide cross-functional experience across several sectors and playing an active part in finance, legal, HR, marketing, strategy, and other commercial functions. Apart from overseeing the Group's legal division, Zhooben also manages Mahindra Partners, a diversified division that oversees new businesses within the Group. Currently, these businesses include Steel Trading and Services, Logistics, Retail, Solar Energy, and Conveyor Systems. Zhooben received his Commerce degree from H.R. College, Mumbai and is a certified Chartered Accountant.

Johng-Sik Choi

Manoj Chugh

Mr. Manoj Chugh is President - Enterprise Business, Tech Mahindra Ltd. 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 & CEO - Aftermarket Sector of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. He joined Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. in January 2004 after a career spanning 29 years in the Tata Group, of which 7 years were as Managing Director, first of Tata Metaliks and then of Rallis India. During his tenure of 21 years with Tata Steel he held many senior positions in the Marketing Division, was the Chief Resident Executive in Delhi, and the General Manager (Town Services) in Jamshedpur, before taking over as Managing Director of Tata Metaliks in 1996. He held this position for four years and was involved in a business turnaround of the company. He was then appointed Managing Director of Rallis India Limited, a position he held for 3 years. He was Advisor to the Managing Director of Tata Steel before he joined the Mahindra group. He was also a Member of the Executive Committee of Tata Quality Management Services, Tata Sons and the Tata Council for Community Initiatives, Tata Sons. Apart from being a Member of the Management Board of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., Mr. Dubey is on the Board of several Group companies including Mahindra Intertrade and Automart India. He is also the Chairman of Mahindra Insurance Brokers Limited. His key focus area is to drive HR initiatives for the Mahindra Group. He is also responsible for the Spares Business Unit, Corporate Communications and Corporate Infrastructure and Services for the Group. Mr. Dubey has in the past, served as President of the Mini - Blast Furnace Manufacturers Association of India, Vice Chairman of the Pesticides Association of India and Director of the Indian Crop Protection Association. He has been a Member of CII National Committees on HRD, Energy, Economic Affairs, Trade Fairs, Japan & Korea. He was the Chairman of the Social Development & Community Affairs Committee, CII Eastern Region, Chairman of the Agriculture Sub-Committee CII Western Region.

Chander Gurnani

Mr. Chander P. Gurnani Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer - Tech Mahindra Ltd. He (popularly known as CP) is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Tech Mahindra. He's played a pivotal role in the three year transformational journey of Mahindra Satyam and spearheaded the eventual merger with Tech Mahindra. An accomplished business leader with extensive experience in international business development, start ups and turnarounds, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, CP in many ways led Tech Mahindra's transformation journey, where he contributed significantly to the company's strategy and philosophy. His inimitable style of leadership combined with his sharp focus on customer experience has helped Tech Mahindra to emerge as one of the leading providers of IT Services and Telecom Solutions to the global telecom ecosystem. CP received a chemical engineering degree from the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela. He serves on the boards of CanvasM Technologies Limited, CanvasM (Americas) Inc, Tech Mahindra (Thailand) Limited, Tech Mahindra (Beijing) IT Services Limited, Mahindra Logisoft Business Consultation Limited, Satyam BPO Limited, Bridge Strategy Group LLC, Satyam Venture Engineering Services Private Limited and Hutchison Global Services Private Limited.

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, responsible for strategy formulation and monitoring across the Group. In 2009, he was also appointed Chief Brand Officer, and was instrumental in spearheading the work on the Group’s brand position, Mahindra Rise. He subsequently led Mahindra’s entry into the exciting arena of Motor Cycle Racing in the World MotoGP Championships, making Mahindra the first Indian two wheeler manufacturer to participate on the world stage of motorcycle racing. He was appointed to the Group Executive Board in 2010. In 2012, he was appointed head of International Operations in where was responsible for spearheading Mahindra's efforts to open up new markets for the Automotive and Farm Equipment businesses. In April 2014, he assumed a new role as Chief - Group Communications & Ethics Officer. Communication plays a vital role in conveying our brand principles to audiences all over the world and in strengthening our internal culture centred around the idea of ‘Rise’. It is especially crucial given the Mahindra Group’s aspiration of becoming amongst the Top 50 Most Admired Global Brands within the next decade. Ruzbeh's strategic orientation and international credentials bring enormous value to this new function, where he works with all Mahindra Group businesses to develop and strengthen communications strategy and execution on a global scale. In addition, as the Chief Ethics Officer, he is also responsible for infusing and maintaining the highest ethical standards across the Group. He earned his Bachelors in Commerce from Bombay University, Masters in Management Studies from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai. He is an alumnus of the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School.

Ramesh Iyer

Mr. Ramesh Iyer is President of Financial Services Sector, Managing Director of Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Ltd of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. He has been working with Mahindra Finance since 1995. Under Ramesh’s leadership, Mahindra Finance has hired a team of young managers to direct more than 9,000 employees in more than 500 branches spread across the country. Ramesh is a Commerce graduate and 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, and Harvard Business School.

Rajesh Jejurikar

Mr. Rajesh Jejurikar is President - Farm Equipment Sector of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. He heads the tractor, Two Wheeler and Swaraj divisions of the Mahindra Group. A 1986 batch MBA student from S.P. Jain Institute of Management, Rajesh has attended the Wharton 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. After having worked with Voltas, FCB Ulka and Marico, Rajesh joined the Automotive Sector as Vice President – Marketing in 2000. In 2003, he was appointed Executive Vice President – Sales & Marketing. In 2005, he 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 for the Automotive Division and Member of the Group Executive Board.

Sangeeta Prasad

Ms. Sangeeta Prasad is Chief Executive Officer - Integrated Cities & Industrial Clusters, Mahindra Lifespace Developers Ltd. She is a frequent speaker at prestigious industry and international events, including the World Economic Forum in Davos, in 2012, where she addressed audiences on 'Urbanisation - Trends, Challenges and Opportunities'. She was also a speaker at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, or 'COP 21', in Paris. Sangeeta was part of the FICCI delegation to Hannover Messe in 2015 and a panelist at the FICCI Seminar on 'Smart Cities – the Urban Challenge', at the same forum. In addition to being a Member of the Board of Governors, IIM Lucknow, Sangeeta is an invitee on the FICCI Task Force on Smart Cities and is also on the Steering Committee of the CII National Mission on Smart Cities. 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. Sangeeta enjoys spending time with her daughter, who is a constant source of knowledge and inspiration for her. Her areas of interest include quizzing, reading, traveling and music.

S. Ramkrishna

Mr. S. Ramkrishna is President - Group Public Affairs of the Company. He heads Mahindra’s Group Public Affairs, and is responsible for external relations including policy-related advocacy. He has a successful record of effective government relations, after a career spanning three and a half decades in various blue chip corporations. Prior to joining Mahindra in 2013, he was with Nokia as Chief Corporate Officer, and was also Chairman of the Board of Nokia India Pvt Ltd. There, he contributed to the development of the National Telecom Policy, the National Manufacturing Policy, and the ESDM policy as it pertained to the mobile sector. Ramki started his career with the Tata Group and worked with them for 15 years, where his last position was Chief Resident Executive of Tata Steel at Delhi. Later, as Vice President and Senior Director of Pfizer India for over eight years, he successfully led the pharmaceutical industry’s advocacy for robust intellectual property laws in India. During his time with Pfizer, he significantly impacted the drafting and passage of three patent amendment laws. He has been a speaker at many seminars and conferences on IPR, including the American Conference on Patents at New York in 2005. He wrote a book called Patents: Advantage India.

L. Ravichandran

Anish Shah

Dr. Anish Shah is Group President - Strategy of the Company. Mr. Anish Shah currently serves as Mahindra Group's President for Strategy. 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 across organisations. 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, eCommerce 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 utilisation of Six Sigma in developing a "Digital Cockpit."

Ashok Sharma

Mr. Ashok Sharma is President - Agriculture Sector and MD & CEO - MASL of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. Ashok has a BE in Mechanical Engineering from VJTI Mumbai followed by a Masters in Management Studies from Jamnalal Bajaj. Before joining Mahindra in 1998, he was with Godrej & Boyce, Videocon International, and Daewoo Electronics mostly in the areas of Sales and Marketing. He joined the Farm Equipment Sector in 1998 as General Manager Sales and since then has made significant contributions in the areas of Quality, Strategic Planning and Business Excellence. More recently, he has played a key role in expanding and growing Mahindra's Powerol and Agri businesses. His current responsibilities include strategy and business excellence for the Auto and Farm businesses, Agribusiness, Engine Application Business and the Spares Business Unit.

Shriprakash Shukla

Mr. Shriprakash P. Shukla is a Group President & CEO - Aerospace & Defense Sector of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. He is a Member of the Group Executive Board at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. and as President is responsible for Group Strategy and the Defense Sector. He is also the Chief Brand Officer for the Mahindra Group. A B.Tech & MBA, he has over 31 years of rich & varied experience in managing large projects & operations. He is a top professional in the field of automotive tyres and Information & Communication Technology (ICT) sectors in India. Also, he is widely credited with taking mobile telephony to the masses by setting-up telecom infrastructure in the remotest parts of 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.

Kavinder Singh

Mr. Kavinder Singh is Managing Director - Mahindra Holidays and Resorts India Limited & President - Leisure and Hospitality Sector of the Company. 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.

Rajan Wadhera

Mr. Rajan Wadhera is President - Automotive Sector of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. Rajan has 28 years of experience in the Automotive and Farm Equipment sectors. In his career with Mahindra, he has spearheaded research and development initiatives, technology incubation, sourcing, manufacturing, program management, vendor management, and new parts development. Rajan earned his Bachelor of Technology and Master of Technology degrees from IIT, Mumbai and participated in the Advanced Management Program at the Wharton Business School, USA. He is also a member of the Governing Council of the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI), the leading homologation certification authority of India.

Ulhas Yargop

Mr. Ulhas N. Yargop is Group Chief Technology Officer, President - Information Technology Sector of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. He is Bachelor of Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and Master in Business Administration from the Harvard Business School. He joined GKN Automotive Inc., USA in 1979 and was appointed Director of Finance in 1985. He joined GKN Invel Transmissions Ltd., New Delhi in 1988 as General Manager - Commercial and was a key member of the team that set up this project in India. In 1989 he joined The Standard Batteries Ltd. as Vice President - Planning & Development and was later appointed Vice President - Industrial. Mr. Yargop joined the Mahindra Group in 1992 as General Manager - Corporate Planning. He later moved to the Automotive Sector as General Manager - Product Planning, where he was responsible for the product management function for automotive products. In 1994, when the Mahindra Group decided to enter into a joint venture with Ford Motor Company, Mr. Yargop was appointed as General Manager, Mahindra-Ford Project, and led the M&M team working on the joint venture project. In 1996 he was appointed as Treasurer and assumed responsibility for Corporate Finance.

Narayan Shankar

Pawan Goenka

Dr. Pawan Kumar Goenka, Ph.D., is a President - Automotive and Farm Equipment sectors, Executive Director, Managing Director of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. He joined the Company in October, 1993 as General Manager, R&D. In April, 2003 he was appointed COO of the Automotive Sector, in September, 2005 he became President, and in April, 2010 he assumed responsibility for both the Automotive and Farm Equipment Sectors. He was appointed to the post of Executive Director of Mahindra & Mahindra Limited in 2013. Dr. Goenka holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from IIT, Kanpur. Post his Engineering degree, he earned his PhD from Cornell University, USA. He is also a Graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program. He is an internationally acknowledged scientist-manager with several citations to his credit. Before joining the Company, Dr. Goenka spent 14 years with General Motors ("GM") in Detroit, USA and is credited with pioneering research in engine design and development. His methods for the analysis of engine bearings and engine friction are still in use 20 years later, and in 2007 he was honoured as 'Man of the Year' by Autocar Professional, India’s leading auto magazine. In 2011, he was named 'Automotive Man of the Year' at the annual NDTV Car & Bike Awards. He is a fellow of SAE International and of the Indian National Academy of Engineers. Dr. Goenka is the past President of SIAM, Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers and ARAI Governing Council, and is currently on the Board of National Skills Development Corporation ("NSDC"). He is also a National Council Member of Confederation of Indian Industry ("CII") and Chairman of Board of Governors of IIT, Madras. Dr. Goenka is the Chairman of Mahindra Vehicle Manufacturers Limited, Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Private Limited,

S. Mainak

Mr. S. B. Mainak is Non-Independent Non-Executive Director - Nominee of LIC. He qualified Chartered Accountant, Mr. Mainak joined LIC as a Direct Recruit Officer in 1983 and retired as its Managing Director with effect from 1st March, 2016. During his long tenure at LIC, Mr. Mainak acquired wide range of experience in several functions spanning Investments, Finance & Accounts and Marketing and held various positions including Senior/Branch Manager, Divisional Manager of Pension & Group Superannuation and in various capacities in the Investment Department. Mr. Mainak also had a stint in academics as Professor (Life Insurance) and Head of Finance Department in National Insurance Academy (NIA), Pune, where he was instrumental in creating new teaching programmes in Finance & Accounts, investment, GAAP accounting and Insurance Investment and Financial Reporting Standards. Mr. Mainak was Deputy President of the Insurance Institute of India and Member of the Governing Board of NIA. He was earlier appointed by the Government of India on the Board of Satyam Computer Services Limited as an Independent Director for restructuring the company.

Vishakha Desai

Dr. Vishakha N. Desai is an Non-Executive Independent Director of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. She is Special Advisor for Global Affairs to the President of Columbia University and Professor of Professional Practice at the School of International and Public Affairs. She also serves as Senior Advisor for Global Programs to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. From 2004 through 2012, Dr. Desai served as President and CEO of the Asia Society, a global organisation dedicated to strengthening partnerships between Asia and the U.S. Under her leadership, the Society expanded the scope and scale of its activities with the opening of new Offices in India and Korea, a new center of U.S.–China Relations, internationally recognised education programs, and inauguration of two new architecturally distinguished facilities in Hong Kong and Houston. 2012, in recognition of Dr. Desai’s leadership in the museum field, President Barack Obama appointed her to serve on the National Museum and Library Services Board. She is an Advisory Trustee of the Brookings Institution and a Trustee of the Bertelsmann Foundation, AFS Intercultural Programs. She serves as a Member of the International Advisory Committee for the Auroville Foundation, India, as well as on the Corporate Board of Mahindra & Mahindra Limited, one of India’s largest global corporations. Dr. Desai 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, in addition to honorary degrees from Williams College, MA 2014, Centre College, 2008; Pace University, 2008; The College of Staten Island, NY 2006; and Susquehanna University, PA, 1996.

Nadir Godrej

Mr. Nadir Burjorji Godrej is an Non-Executive Independent Director of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. He holds a Bachelor’s degree of Science (Chemical Engineering) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School. He has over 38 years of experience in the Chemicals and Agribusiness industry. He is a Member of various Committees of the Confederation of Indian Industry ("CII"), a Member of the Board of Trustees and various Committees at the Foundation for Medical Research. He is also, currently, the Chairman of the CII National Committee on Chemicals and the President of Alliance Francaise De Bombay. He has previously worked with Godrej Soaps Limited and Gujarat-Godrej Innovative Chemicals Limited as a Director and Managing Director, respectively. Mr. Godrej is currently the Managing Director of Godrej Industries Limited. He is the Chairman of Godrej Agrovet Limited, Godrej Tyson Foods Limited and Poultry Processors’ Association of India. He is also on the Boards of Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Company Limited, Godrej Properties Limited, Godrej Consumer Products Limited, Mahindra & Mahindra Limited, Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) Limited, Isprava Technologies Limited, The Indian Hotels Company Limited, Godrej International Limited, Godrej Consumer Products (UK) Limited, Godrej Global Mid East FZE, ACI Godrej Agrovet Private Limited, Bangladesh and Godrej South Africa (Pty) Limited.

Ravindra Kulkarni

Mr. Ravindra K. Kulkarni is an Non-Executive Independent Director of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. He holds a Masters in Law from the University of Bombay. He is an Advocate and a Solicitor, and is currently a Senior Partner of Khaitan & Co. He has been in practice for over thirty years and has experience in the legal field, with particular emphasis on corporate law and legislation related to securities. Mr. Kulkarni has participated in national and international conferences and seminars at which he has read papers on foreign direct investments in India, infrastructure /privatisation and reforms.

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

Vikram Mehta

Mr. Vikram Singh Mehta is an Non-Executive Independent Director of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. He was until November, 2012 Chairman of the Shell Group of companies in India. Mr. Mehta’s career began as a Member of the Indian Administrative Service of the Government of India in 1978. Mr. Mehta 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. Mehta is the recipient of Asia House (London), “Businessmen of the Year” Award 2010; he is the Co-Chairman of Energy Committee - Confederation of Indian Industry; Member of 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. Mehta is the Chairman of the think tank Brookings India. He is a Non-Executive Director of Mahindra & Mahindra Limited, Larsen & Toubro Limited, Vodafone India Limited, United Spirits Limited, Thomson Reuters Founder Share Company, Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited, Hindustan Media Ventures Limited, N V Advisory Services Private Limited, Brookings Institution India Center, Apollo Tyres Limited, Mahindra 'Electoral Trust' Company and L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering Limited.

Meenakshi Murugappan

Mr. Meenakshi M. Murugappan is an Non-Executive Independent Director of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. He has serves as the Vice Chairman of the Corporate and Supervisory Board of the Murugappa Group. As a Member of the Board, he chairs the Investment Committee and oversees Technology and Research across the Murugappa Group. In addition, he is the Chairman of businesses falling under the Engineering Sector i.e. Tube Investments of India Limited ("TIIL") and Carborundum Universal Limited ("CUMI") of the Murugappa Group. After a brief stint in the field of Environmental Engineering Design in the United States, Mr. Murugappan joined CUMI in the year 1979. In January, 2004, Mr. Murugappan took over as the Chairman of CUMI, playing a pivotal role in transforming CUMI into an international company. He has broken new grounds in positioning CUMI as a technology and innovationdriven organisation. His strategic approach towards business partnerships with global leaders has been one of the key factors contributing to CUMI’s consistent growth, internationally. In April, 2006, Mr. Murugappan was appointed as the Chairman of TIIL. At TIIL, he is very involved, together with the Team, in developing a strong engineering focused business to address opportunities in the Transportation Sector as a critical component supplier. Here too, he has facilitated relationships with global leaders and has encouraged research, innovation and strong customer partnerships. Mr. Murugappan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the AC College of Technology and a Master of Science Degree also in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan, USA. He is a Member of the American and Indian Institutes of Chemical Engineers and the Plastics & Rubber Institute. He was recently elected as a Fellow Member of the Indian Ceramic Society.

Anupam Puri

Mr. Anupam P. Puri is Non-Executive Independent Director of Mahindra And Mahindra Limited. He holds an M.Phil. in Economics from Nuffield College, Oxford University, 1969; an M.A. in Economics from Balliol College, Oxford University, 1967; and a B.A. in Economics from Delhi University, India, 1965. Mr. Puri was a Management Consultant with McKinsey & Company from 1970 to 2000. He has worked globally with corporate clients in several industries on strategy and organisational issues and has also served several Governments and multilateral institutions on public policy. Mr. Anupam Puri spearheaded the development of McKinsey’s India practice, oversaw the Asian and Latin American offices and was an elected Member of the Board. He is currently a Member of the Board of Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Limited, Mahindra & Mahindra Limited, Tech Mahindra Limited and Mumbai Mantra Media Limited as well as on the Advisory Boards of Corsair Capital and Spencer Stuart, India.