Nandini Piramal is Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises and leads the Over-The-Counter (OTC) business of the company. She heads the Human Resources function at Piramal Group and the Quality & Risk functions at Piramal Enterprises.
Under Nandini’s leadership, the OTC business is one of the fastest growing Indian OTC companies over the last 5 years. All our brands are either no.1 or no.2 in their respective categories. She played a pivotal role in Piramal Healthcare’s branded generic-medicine business sale to Abbott Laboratories at a record 30x EBITDA. Nandini led the transformation of the people agenda across the Piramal Group through a renewed focus on strategically supporting the ambitious 2020 vision of the Group. The 5 year transformation agenda is currently in its third year, having established top talent identification and development process across levels. She has been instrumental in creating a "One Piramal" culture, and has also led the setup of a technology and Shared Services backbone for the HR function. Under her leadership, the Piramal Group won several awards such as the SHRM Award for Excellence in Developing Leaders of Tomorrow, HT Innovation Award for Best L&D Strategy etc. Piramal Enterprises is today also the only Indian company to be part of the Willis Towers Watson Global High Performing Norm.
In 2014, the World Economic Forum recognized Nandini as a ‘Young Global Leader’.
Nandini is passionately involved with Piramal Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Piramal Group. She directs implementation strategy across Piramal Foundation Education Leadership programs, Piramal Sarvajal and Piramal Swasthya. She graduated with BA (Hons) Politics, Philosophy, and Economics from Oxford University, followed by an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
In her spare time, Nandini enjoys cooking, travelling and reading.
Chairman, Piramal Group & Shriram 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, HLL
Former Chairman of ICICI Bank Limited
President, Global Research Alliance
Vice Chairman, Tata Consultancy Service
Director and the former President & CEO of Transunion
Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises
Director, Piramal Glass
Chairman, Piramal Glass Ceylon Plc.
Executive Director, Piramal Group
Non-Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises
Founder, Piramal Realty