Mr R Gopalakrishnan

Independent Director

R Gopalakrishnan is a Director on the Board of Akzo Nobel India since May 1999.

Gopal also serves on the board of several companies as a Non-Executive Director. He has worked with the Unilever Group for over 30 years in senior positions and served on the Board of several Tata Group companies in Executive as well as Non-Executive  roles at Board level.

Gopal is a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Calcutta and a Bachelor of Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He has also attended the Advanced Management Programme of the Harvard Business School.

He is an accomplished author (with five books already published), an international speaker, a corporate advisor and a teacher.