Ms. Ranjana Kumar was appointed as Independent Director of the Company in December, 2011. She is also Chairperson of Stakeholders Relationship Committee and Member of Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of the Company.
She is a prominent Indian Banker with varied experience of over four decades. She retired as a Vigilance Commissioner from the Central Vigilance Commission and has held many significant positions in her career, including that as the Chairperson and Managing Director of Indian Bank, Chairperson of NABARD, Executive Director holding concurrent charge as Chairman and Managing Director of Canara Bank and CEO of the US operations of Bank of India based in New York. She, under her chairmanship, was instrumental in turning around Indian Bank from a loss making entity into a successful bank. She has been recipient of various awards, notable being, ‘BMA Management Woman Achiever of the Year Award 2008-09’, ‘Banker of the Year 2002’ by Business Standard, and was acclaimed ‘India’s turn around Queen – Nov. 2003’ by The Economist, UK.
She is currently on the Boards of Tata Global Beverages Ltd., Coromandel International Ltd., International Asset Reconstruction Company Pvt. Ltd., Vyome Biosciences Pvt. Ltd, Rainbow Children’s Medicare Private Ltd. Rane Brake Lining Limited and Britannia Industries Limited.