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UltraTech Cement Ltd (ULTC.NS)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kumar Birla

53 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Vivek Agrawal

2019 Group Executive President, Chief Marketing Officer

K. K. Maheshwari

2020 Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Atul Daga

2016 Chief Financial Officer, Whole-time Director

Pramod Rajgaria

President – International Operations

Ramesh Mitragotri

Chief Human Resource Officer

K. C. Jhanwar

63 2020 Managing Director

Sujeet Jain

Chief Legal Officer

E. R. Narayanan

Chief Manufacturing Officer

Sanjeeb Chatterjee

2013 Company Secretary

Rajashree Birla

74 2004 Non-Executive Director

Arun Adhikari

66 2013 Independent Director

Alka Bharucha

2016 Independent Director

Sunil Duggal

2020 Additional Independent Director

Sukanya Kripalu

59 2016 Independent Director

Sunil Mathur

75 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Kumar Birla

Mr. Kumar Mangalam Birla serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is a Chartered Accountant and holds an MBA degree from the London Business School. Mr. Birla chairs the Boards of all major Group companies in India and globally - Novelis, Columbian Chemicals, Aditya Birla Minerals, Aditya Birla Chemicals, Thai Carbon Black, Alexandria Carbon Black, DomsjöFabriker and Terrace Bay Pulp Mill. In India, apart from chairing your Company’s Board, he also chairs the Boards of Hindalco Industries Limited, Grasim Industries Limited, Vodafone Idea Limited and Aditya Birla Capital Limited. In the 23 years that he has been at the helm of the Group, he has accelerated growth, built meritocracy and enhanced stakeholder value. In the process he has raised the Group’s turnover from $2 billion in 1995, to $44.3 billion today. He has been the architect of 36 acquisitions by the group in 20 years in India and globally, the highest by an Indian multinational in India. Under his stewardship, the Aditya Birla Group enjoys a position of leadership in all the major sectors in which it operates. Over the years, Mr. Birla has built a highly successful meritocratic organisation, anchored by an extraordinary force of 120,000 employees belonging to 42 different nationalities. Outside the Group, Mr. Birla has held several key positions on various regulatory and professional Boards. He was a Director on the Central Board of Directors of the Reserve Bank of India. He was Chairman of the Advisory Committee constituted by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and also served on The Prime Minister of India’s Advisory Council on Trade and Industry. As the Chairman of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Committee on Corporate Governance, he authored the First Report on Corporate Governance titled ‘‘Report of the Kumar Mangalam Birla Committee on Corporate Governance’’.

Vivek Agrawal

K. K. Maheshwari

Mr. K. K. Maheshwari serves as Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is a proven leader with expertise in strategy and finance, a passion for building outstanding teams and a disciplined focus on innovation and excellence in operations. In a distinguished career spanning 4 decades, of which 36 years have been with the Group, Mr. Maheshwari has held several key leadership roles, including that of steering the Group’s Chemicals, International Trading, Pulp & Fibre, Textiles and Cement Business. Mr. Maheshwari is credited with scripting the growth of each of the businesses towards a more competitive and sustainable model and has overseen various greenfield and brownfield expansions as well as strategic acquisitions globally. Mr. Maheshwari ceased to be the Managing Director of your Company on 31st December, 2019. He was appointed as Vice Chairman and Non-Executive Director w.e.f 1st January, 2020. Mr. Maheshwari holds a master’s degree in commerce (business administration) and is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Atul Daga

Mr. Atul Daga serves as Chief Financial Officer, Whole-time Director of the Company. He is a Chartered Accountant with over 32 years’ experience, of which over twenty-five years have been with the Aditya Birla Group. His ability to penetrate deep into business areas and understanding of the dynamics has been his constant strength. His key responsibilities, include, risk management, audit and compliance, planning, treasury, capital structuring and capital allocation, among others. He has undertaken several initiatives such as creating a robust platform for managing Investor Relations, evaluating M&A opportunities, and setting new benchmarks for raising long term borrowings in the domestic financial markets. Development of financial strategy and monitoring of control systems, internal audit and actively participating in the Company’s growth strategy are also part of his portfolio.

Pramod Rajgaria

Ramesh Mitragotri

K. C. Jhanwar

Mr. K. C. Jhanwar serves as Managing Director of the Company. Mr. Jhanwar is a Chartered Accountant with over 39 years’ experience, of which 38 years’ have been with the Aditya Birla Group. He has held various roles in Finance, Operations and General Management across the Cement and Chemicals Business of the Group, including greenfield and brownfield expansions.

Sujeet Jain

E. R. Narayanan

Sanjeeb Chatterjee

Rajashree Birla

Mrs. Rajashree Birla serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. She is a Director on the Board of all major Aditya Birla Group companies. She also serves as the Chairperson of The Aditya Birla Centre for Community Initiatives and Rural Development at Aditya Birla Management Corporation Ltd.

Arun Adhikari

Mr. Arun Adhikari serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is an alumni of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. He joined Hindustan Lever Limited as a Management Trainee in 1977 and worked with the Unilever Group in India, UK, Japan and Singapore. His areas of responsibility included sales and marketing, culminating in general management and leadership roles. Mr Adhikari retired from Unilever in January, 2014 following which he was a Senior Advisor with McKinsey and Company for four years. He is now an Independent Director on the boards of Vodafone Idea Limited, Aditya Birla Capital Limited and Voltas Limited.

Alka Bharucha

Mrs. Alka Bharucha serves as Independent Director of the Company. She holds a Masters in Law from the University of Bombay and University of London and Solicitor High Court Mumbai and Supreme Court of England and Wales began her career with Mulla & Mulla & Craigie Blunt & Caroe, and joined Amarchand & Mangaldas as partner in 1992. In 2008, she co-founded Bharucha & Partners which, on inception, was ranked by RSG Consulting, London among the top fifteen firms in India. Mrs. Bharucha has been ranked by Chambers Global, Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal amongst India’s leading lawyers. She chairs the transactions practice at Bharucha & Partners. Her core areas of expertise are mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity, banking and finance.

Sunil Duggal

Mr. Sunil Duggal serves as Additional Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Duggal joined Dabur India Limited in 1994 and served as CEO of the FMCG major for 17 years from 2002 till 2019, becoming the longest serving CEO of the FMCG major. Mr. Duggal has chaired and co-chaired numerous committees such as Indo-Turkish JBC and FICCI Committee on Food processing. Awarded numerous accolades such as being recognised as FMCG CEO of the year thrice and amongst India's top wealth creators several times. He was also honoured with the Distinguished Alumnus Award by the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta in 2019 for achievement in the business and social fields.

Sukanya Kripalu

Mrs. Sukanya Kripalu serves as Independent Director of the Company. She is a is a graduate from St. Xavier’s College and the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. She is a consultant in the fields of marketing, strategy, advertising and market research. Her experience includes working with leading corporates like Nestle India Limited, Cadbury India Limited and Kellogg’s India. She was also the CEO of Quadra Advisory, a WPP group company. Apart from your Company’s Board, Mrs. Kripalu is also on the Board of Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited, Aditya Birla Health Insurance Company Limited, Entertainment Network (India) Limited (Radio Mirchi), and Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited.

Sunil Mathur

Mr. Sunil Behari Mathur serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is a Chartered Accountant who has served as the Chairman of the Life Insurance Corporation of India from August, 2002 to October, 2004. He is on the Board of various companies. He has held Trusteeships, Advisory / Administrative Roles on Government Bodies, Authorities and Corporations. He is an Independent Director on the Boards of DCM Shriram Industries Limited, ITC Limited and Thomas Cook (India) Limited.

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