Paresh Parasnis

CEO, Piramal Foundation

Mr. Paresh Parasnis is CEO of Piramal Foundation. He has been closely involved in developing innovative solutions for issues that are critical roadblocks towards unlocking India’s economic potential.

Currently, he plays a significant role in facilitating the Foundation’s four initiatives - Piramal Swasthya, Piramal Sarvajal, Piramal Udgam and Piramal Foundation for Education Leadership. These social projects, funded and nurtured by Piramal Foundation, are doing remarkable work in healthcare, water, livelihood and education sectors. Additionally, he also oversees other projects such as PURP, Gopikrishna Piramal Memorial Hospital and Annamrita.

Under his guidance, Piramal Foundation’s team of 2000+ employees, has received several recognitions such as Excellence Award for Best Corporate Social Responsibility at the UBM India Pharma Award (2014) and a nomination for the Forbes Philanthropy Awards (2013 & 2014) among many others.

Mr. Parasnis brings 30 years of experience with strengths in strategy, project management, time-bound execution and building customer-friendly servicing models. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2012, he served as the Executive Director & COO of HDFC Standard Life Insurance Limited.

Mr. Parasnis is a Chartered Accountant by qualification. His hobbies include listening to Indian classical music and reading.

Ajay Piramal

Chairman, Piramal Group

Dr. Swati A. Piramal

Vice Chairperson, Piramal Group

Nandini Piramal

Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.

Anand Piramal

Executive Director, Piramal Group
Non-Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.
Founder, Piramal Realty

Vijay Shah

Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.
Director, Piramal Glass
Chairman, Piramal Glass Ceylon Plc.

Khushru Jijina

Managing Director, Piramal Capital & Housing Finance Ltd.

Vivek Sharma

CEO, Pharma Solutions, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.

Peter DeYoung

CEO, Critical Care, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.

Vivek Valsaraj

CFO, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.

Harinder S. Sikka

Group Director - Strategic Business

Jonathan Sandler

CEO, Decision Resources Group

Shantanu Nalavadi

Managing Director, India Resurgence Fund (India RF)

S.K. Honnesh

Group General Counsel, Piramal Group

Vikram Bector

President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.

Management Advisors

Shikhar Ghosh

Professor, Harvard Business School

Nitin Nohria

Dean, Harvard Business School