Mr Arvind Uppal

Mr Arvind Uppal

Independent Director

Arvind joined the Board of the Company as an Independent Director in April 2011. He is the Chairman of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee and Risk Management Committee.

Arvind is the Chairman of Whirlpool of India, and is also a Director on the Boards of Gulf Oil Lubricants, Tuscan Ventures (a private equity company) and an Industry Advisor to Advent International.

Arvind was President Asia Pacific for Whirlpool Corporation and is credited with the dramatic turnaround of its India operations. He has over 31 years of experience in the consumer industry. Prior to Whirlpool, Arvind worked with Nestle for over 18 years in India, Switzerland, China and South East Asia. He was closely associated with the Maggi brand and was responsible for the launch and success of this brand across these markets.

Arvind has been recognized as an astute strategist, with a proven track record of having turned around businesses, in both the durables and non-durables, across many countries. He is a game changer and a mentor to many startups with demonstrable leadership skills.

Arvind is a Chemical Engineer from IIT, Delhi and holds a Masters in Business Administration from the FMS, Delhi. He has also attended a programme for Executive Development at IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland.