Master's in Management Studies, Mumbai University. Since 1976, with Unilever Asia: 1995, Director, Personal Products and Category Leader, Personal Products, Central Asia and Middle East; 2000, Senior Vice-President, Global Hair Care and Oral Care; 2001, President, Home and Personal Care, Latin America; 2004, President and CEO, Home and Personal Care, North America; 2005, President, Asia, Africa, Central and Eastern Europe; since 2011, current position. Non-Exec. Chairman, Hindustan Unilever, India. Member of the Exec. Board, Indian School of Business. Non-Exec. Director, Whirlpool Corporation. Member of the Board of Directors: Human Capital Leadership Institute, Singapore; Economic Development Board, Singapore.