Mr. Milind Sarwate was appointed as Independent Director of the Company in December, 2011. He is also Chairman of Audit Committee of the Company.
He holds a Bachelors Degree in Commerce. He is also a Member of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and The Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India.
He was a Member – Strategy and CSR of Group Management Centre of the Rajesh Wadhawan Group.
He brings over 30 years of experience in Finance, HR, Strategic Planning, Corporate Development and Product Supply, across Marico, Godrej and Sanofi Aventis. During 1996, he was one of the two managers selected for the CII-Fulbright Fellowship for Leadership in Management at the Camegie Mellon University, USA. He has received the ICAI Award 2011 in CFO – FMCG category and the CNBC TV-18 Best Performing CFO Award-FMCG & Retail-2012. During March 2013, the CFO India magazine inducted Milind to the CFO India Hall of Fame.
He is currently on the Boards of Geometric Limited, Eternis Fine Chemicals Limited, Matrimony.Com Limited, House of Anita Dongre Limited, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited and Halite Personal Care India Private Limited.
He is currently acting as Designated Partner of Increate Value Advisors LLP.