Amit Jain is an Independent Director on the Board of Akzo Nobel India. He has a remarkable association with AkzoNobel, having started his career as a Management Trainee of the company (then ICI India), going on to serve as its Managing Director for four years, before being appointed Managing Director for the AkzoNobel Decorative Business for North & West Europe, consequently becoming a non-executive director on the board.
In the span of his career of over three decades, Amit has worked across four companies and three continents, making a mark across sectors like FMCG, Entertainment & Media and Beauty.
Amit currently leads the L’Oréal India team as their Managing Director, responsible for driving the company’s growth, operations and people strategy across India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal.
Previously he has served in leadership roles with Coca-Cola and Viacom across Asia. He is also the Chairperson of the Modern Marketing Association (MMA) India.
Amit has Master’s in Business Administration from the Faculty of Management Studies (FMS); and has completed an Advanced Management Program from the Wharton Business School.
Amit is a wildlife conservationist, and an avid supporter of literacy for underprivileged children.