Mr. Vijay Shah is Executive Director at Piramal Enterprises Ltd. He is a Member of Financial Services Advisory Committee, the Pharma Operations Board at Piramal Enterprises Limited and the Investment Committee at India Resurgence Fund (IndiaRF). He is also Vice Chairman at Piramal Glass Pvt Ltd.
Mr. Shah started his career in 1982 as Senior Consultant with Management Structure & Systems Pvt. Ltd., a management consultancy organization providing services for large firms such as Larsen & Toubro (L&T), Siemens, etc. He joined Piramal Group’s Strategic Planning function in 1988 and later moved to Piramal Glass as Managing Director. Under his leadership, Piramal Glass’s sales grew from INR 26 crores in FY1992 to INR 238 crores in FY2000 (CAGR of 32%). After his successful stint at Piramal Glass, he was entrusted the responsibility of Pharmaceutical formulations business at Piramal Healthcare in 1999. Under his leadership, the company moved from Rank 23 to Rank 4 in Indian Pharma industry, achieving sales of INR 932 crores in FY2006 (CAGR of ~28% during his tenure). After this turnaround at Piramal Healthcare, he moved back to Piramal Glass as Managing Director in 2006, where again during his tenure the sales grew at CAGR of 20% (between FY2006-11).
Mr. Shah has done B.Com (1980) and is a rank holder of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (1981). He has also done a Management Education Programme from IIM, Ahmedabad (1987), and Advanced Management Program from the Harvard Business School, Boston, USA (1997).
Chairman, Piramal Group
Vice Chairperson, Piramal Group
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.
President, Global Research Alliance
Former Vice Chairman, Tata Consultancy Services
Executive Director, Piramal Group
Non-Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.
Founder, Piramal Realty
Former Chairperson of State Bank of India