Board of Directors

Sunil Lalbhai

Chairman

Date of birth: March 15, 1960

Brief résumé: Mr Sunil Lalbhai is a Non-executive Director and the Chairman of the Company since December 2008. He is a Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Board.

Mr Lalbhai is a Member of the Governing Council of Shree Vallabh Shikshan Ashram and a Trustee on the Board of BAIF Development Research Foundation (BAIF). He is Chairman of the Finance Committee and HR Committee of BAIF. He is the Chairman of DHRUVA and GRISERV, two trusts promoted by BAIF. He is a Trustee or a Member of some of the other social institutions established by the Lalbhai Group.

Mr Lalbhai holds a postgraduate degree in Chemistry from the University of Massachusetts and a postgraduate degree in Economic Policy and Planning from Northeastern University.

Directorships in other companies
Public companies
Amal Ltd – Chairman
Atul Ltd – Chairman and Managing Director
Atul Rajasthan Date Palms Ltd – Vice Chairman
Bombay Dyeing and Manufacturing Company Ltd
Navin Fluorine International Ltd
Pfizer Ltd

Membership in committees of other companies
Chairman of Committee
Atul Ltd – Risk Management Committee
Bombay Dyeing and Manufacturing Company Ltd – Stakeholders Relationship Committee
Navin Fluorine International Ltd – Nomination and Remuneration Committee
Pfizer Ltd – Risk Management Committee

Member of Committees
Amal Ltd – Nomination and Remuneration Committee
Atul Ltd – Corporate Social Responsibility Committee
Atul Ltd – Investment Committee
Atul Ltd – Stakeholders Relationship Committee
Bombay Dyeing and Manufacturing Company Ltd – Nomination and Remuneration Committee
Navin Fluorine International Ltd – Audit Committee
Pfizer Ltd – Stakeholders Relationship Committee

Location: Mumbai and Atul

Gopi Kannan Thirukonda

Non-executive Director

Date of birth: March 30, 1959

Brief résumé: Mr Gopi Kannan Thirukonda is a Director of the Company since May 1997. He is a Member of the Audit Committee of the Board.

Mr Thirukonda is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Atul Ltd.

Mr Thirukonda holds a degree in Science from the University of Madras and a postgraduate diploma in Management from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of India and the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.

Directorships in other companies
Public companies
Amal Ltd
Atul Ltd
Atul Elkay Polymers Ltd – Chairman
Atul Finserv Ltd – Chairman
Atul Fin Resources Ltd
Atul Nivesh Ltd
Atul Rajasthan Date Palms Ltd
Rudolf Atul Chemicals Ltd

Foreign companies
Atul China Ltd – Chairman
Atul Deutschland GmbH – Chairman

Membership in committees of other companies
Member of Committees
Amal Ltd – Stakeholders Relationship Committee
Atul Ltd – Risk Management Committee
Atul Ltd – Stakeholders Relationship Committee
Rudolf Atul Chemicals Ltd – Audit Committee
Rudolf Atul Chemicals Ltd – Corporate Social Responsibility Committee
Rudolf Atul Chemicals Ltd – Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Location: Mumbai

Prabhakar Chebiyyam

Managing Director

Date of birth: July 11, 1966

Brief résumé: Dr Prabhakar Chebiyyam is the Managing Director of the Company since July 2014.

Dr Chebiyyam has experience of 30 years and is currently the President of Pharmaceuticals and Intermediates Business of Atul Ltd.

Dr Chebiyyam holds a postgraduate degree and a doctoral degree in Chemistry from the Central University of Hyderabad and a postgraduate diploma in management from Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies.

Location: Mumbai

Rangaswamy Iyer

Non-executive and Independent Director

Date of birth: April 12, 1953

Brief résumé: Mr Rangaswamy Iyer is a Director of the Company since January 2011. He is a Member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Board.

Mr Iyer was the Managing Director of Wyeth Ltd from 2000 to 2009.

Mr Iyer holds postgraduate degrees in Commerce and Finance and a diploma in Management Studies from the University of Mumbai.

Directorships in other companies
Public companies
Sanofi India Ltd

Private companies
11.2 Advisors Pvt Ltd
Cybernoid Healthcare Pvt Ltd

Membership in committees of other companies
Chairman of Committees
Sanofi India Ltd – Stakeholders Relationship Committee
Sanofi India Ltd – Corporate Social Responsibility Committee

Member of Committees
Sanofi India Ltd – Audit Committee
Sanofi India Ltd – Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Location: Mumbai

Sharat Tripathi

Non-executive Director

Date of birth: October 07, 1958

Brief résumé: Mr Sharat Tripathi is a Director of the Company since December 2008. He is a Member of the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of the Board.

Mr Tripathi is currently the President, Human Resources at Atul Ltd. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of Atul Rural Development Fund and Atul Institute of Vocational Excellence and looks after the management of the four Industrial Training Institutes, which are being developed by Atul in partnership with Government of Gujarat.

Mr Tripathi holds a graduate degree in Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.

Directorships in other companies
Public companies
Atul Crop Care Ltd
Lapox Polymers Ltd

Private companies
Atul Infotech Pvt Ltd

Location: Atul

Ajit Dangi

Non-executive and Independent Director

Date of birth: March 5, 1941

Brief résumé: Dr Ajit Dangi is a Director of the Company since March 2013. He is the Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee and a Member of the Audit Committee of the Board.

Dr Dangi is former President and Executive Director of Johnson & Johnson Ltd.

Dr Dangi holds a graduate degree in Science from the University of Mumbai and a postgraduate and doctoral degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the University of London.

Location: Mumbai

Astha Lalbhai

Non-executive Director

Date of birth: July 12, 1987

Brief résumé: Ms Astha Lalbhai is a Director of the Company since October 2018.

Ms Lalbhai holds a graduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and a postgraduate degree in Communications from Northwestern University.

Location: Atul

Pramod Lele

Non-executive and Independent Director

Date of birth: November 27, 1949

Brief résumé: Mr Pramod Lele is a Director of the Company since January 2011. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and Corporate Social Responsibility Committee and a Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Board.

Mr Lele is the Chief Executive Officer of Hinduja Hospital.

Mr Lele holds a graduate degree in Commerce and Law from the University of Mumbai. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of India.

Directorships in other companies
Public companies
Fulford India Ltd

Private companies
Healthbridge Advisors Pvt Ltd
Jethealthval Pvt Ltd

Location: Mumbai