Anand G. Mahindra
- Chairman and Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra, India
Graduate, Harvard Univ. and Harvard Business School. Vice-Chairman and Managing Director, Mahindra Group. Thought leader in Indian business. Serves on many industry confederations. Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2009, Davos. Initiated the Nanhi Kali programme to provide free education to economically underprivileged girls in India. Co-Founder, Naandi Danone, India's largest safe drinking water provider to rural areas. Life Trustee, Board of Naandi Foundation, which provides meals to 1.3 million children daily. Endowment to the Harvard Humanities Centre led to its rechristening as Mahindra Humanities Center. Named by Fortune Magazine as one of the top 25 most powerful business people in Asia (2011).