Mr Uday Khanna is a non-executive External Director of the Murugappa Corporate Board. Currently Chairman Bata India Ltd., he also serves on the Boards of Castrol India Ltd., Pfizer Ltd., NRB Bearings Ltd., Pidilite Industries Limited and DSP BlackRock Investment Managers Pvt. Ltd. He was the non-executive Chairman of Lafarge India Private Limited till September 2014 and prior to that he was Managing Director & CEO Lafarge India from July 2005 to July 2011. He joined the Lafarge Group in Paris in June 2003 as Senior Vice President for Group Strategy, after a long experience of almost 30 years with Hindustan Lever/ Unilever. His last position before joining Lafarge, was Senior Vice President Finance, Unilever- Asia, based in Singapore. He has earlier been on the Board of Hindustan Unilever as Director –Exports after having served as Financial Controller and Treasurer of the company. He had also worked as Vice Chairman of Lever Brothers in Nigeria and General Auditor for Unilever-North America based in the USA.
Mr. Uday Khanna is a Chartered Accountant. He was the President of the Indo-French Chamber of Commerce & Industry in 2008 & 2009 and the President of the Bombay Chamber of Commerce & Industry in 2012-2013.