Dr. Raghunath Anant Mashelkar, an eminent scientist, is a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering. He is the President of Global Research Alliance, a network of publicly funded R&D institutes from the Asia-Pacific, Europe and USA with over 60,000 scientists.
The third Indian Engineer to have been elected as Fellow of Royal Society (FRS), London, in the twentieth century, he is the only scientist so far to have won the JRD Tata Corporate Leadership Award (1998) and the Star of Asia Award (2005), at the hands of George Bush Sr., the former President of USA.
Twenty-nine universities have honoured Dr. Mashelkar with honorary doctorates, which include the Universities of London, Salford, Pretoria, Wisconsin and Delhi.
Chairman - Piramal Group
Vice Chairperson - Piramal Enterprises Ltd.
Independent Director, Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Pte Ltd
Chair Professor at the University of Hyderabad
Former Chairman of the Board, Hindustan Unilever Limited
Former Chairman of ICICI Bank Limited
Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.
Former Vice chairman, Tata Consultancy Services
Director and the former President & CEO of Transunion
Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises
Director, Piramal Glass
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Executive Director - Piramal Group
Non-Executive Director - Piramal Enterprises
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