A Vellayan | M
M Murugappan |
N Srinivasan | Sridhar
Deepak Satwalekar | Sridar
A Vellayan is the Executive Chairman of the Murugappa Corporate Board. He is the Chairman of EID Parry (India) Limited and Coromandel International Ltd. He is also on the board of Kanoria Chemicals Ltd. He holds a diploma in Industrial Administration from the University of Aston, UK and a masterís degree in Business Studies from the University of Warwick Business School, UK
M M Murugappan
M M Murugappan is the Vice Chairman of the Murugappa Corporate Board. He is the Chairman of Tube Investments of India Ltd, Carborundum Universal Ltd, Wendt India Ltd, and Murugappa Morgan Thermal Ceramics Ltd. He serves as a Trustee of the AMM Foundation and the Correspondent of the Murugappa Polytechnic College. He is also on the board of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., Mumbai and Infotech Enterprises Ltd., Hyderabad. He is a Member on the Board of Governors, IIT, Madras. He holds a Masterís degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan, USA.
N Srinivasan is the Director-Finance of the Murugappa Corporate Board. He is a chartered accountant and company secretary with over 25 years of experience in the areas of Corporate Finance, Legal, Projects and General Management. He is a Director on the Boards of Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company Ltd, Tube Investments of India Ltd, Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Ltd and few other Group Companies. Earlier, he was the CFO of Carborundum Universal Ltd and was associated with corporate like BHEL and Thiru Arooran Sugars Ltd.
Sridhar Ganesh is the Director-Human Resources of the Murugappa Corporate Board and Lead Director of the Diversified Business Group (DBG). He is a graduate in Physics, and holds a post graduate diploma in Management from IIM, Kolkata. He has over 30 years of experience in varied facets of human resource management, at both operational and strategic levels. He started his career with Guest Keen Williams Limited in Kolkatta and then had a stint with Metal Box prior to joining Berger Paints as head of personnel. He subsequently moved to Mumbai to join Cadbury India as their Director-HR and was a member of the board. In 2002, he was appointed HR Director for the Africa, India and the Middle-East region based in the UK. His area of work and interest in recent times is on coaching for performance and performance related areas. Prior to joining the Group, he was Director-Learning & Development, Cadbury Schweppes plc-Europe, Middle-East and Africa.
V Ravichandran is the Lead Director -
Fertiliser and Sugar of the Murugappa Corporate Board.
He is an Engineering Graduate with a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM, Ahmedabad. He is also a Cost Accountant and a Company Secretary. After a brief stint with Ashok Leyland, he joined the Group in Oct 1985 in EID Parry. Ravichandran served with distinction in the Finance function of EID Parry, in the Farm Inputs Division (FIND), in Corporate and in businesses such as Confectionery. He took up a general management role as GM-Pesticides in 1994. In 2003, with the merger of FIND and Coromandel Fertilisers Ltd (CFL) he moved to CFL as Vice President Ė FIND. He was promoted as Wholetime Director in 2004 and took over as Managing Director of the company in 2006.
Venkatraman Thyagarajan is the non-executive External Director
of the Murugappa Corporate Board. He is the Vice Chairman
of GlaxoSmithKline, India and the Senior Vice President and
Regional Director of GlaxoSmithKline, Asia Pacific. Prior
to this role, he was the Vice President of South Asia since
2001. In his tenure of over 36 years with the company, he
has held numerous senior positions throughout his career.
He is also an independent director of Tata Consultancy Services
Limited and chairs PHRMA for Asia. He has a B.Tech degree
in Electrical Engineering and is an alumnus of Indian Institute
of Management Ahmedabad.
Deepak Satwalekar is the non executive External Director
of the Murugappa Corporate Board. He holds a bachelors degree
in technology from IIT Mumbai and a masters degree in business
administration from American University, USA. He is currently
the managing director and CEO of HDFC Standard Life Insurance
Company Ltd. He is also on the board of several companies,
including HDFC Ltd, Asian Paints (India) Ltd and Infosys Technologies
Sridar Iyengar is a non executive External Director
of the Murugappa Group Corporate Board. Prior to this, Sridar
was CEO of KPMG LLP and later became a Partner and was instrumental
in setting up KPMGs operations in India. A founding
charter member of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs), he has been
President of both the Silicon Valley and Global branches of
the group and remains active with TiE India. He is also involved
in the American India Foundation and the Foundation for Democratic
Reforms in India. Sridar has spent 35 years in global business
and brings to the Board his rich international experience.
He serves on the Boards of Infosys Technologies, ICICI Bank,
and Rediff.com, among other companies in the U.S. and India.
He holds a bachelors degree in Commerce (Honours) from the
University of Calcutta and is a Fellow of the Institute of
Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.