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

1618 Chairman, Piramal Group

Dr. Swati A. Piramal

1621 Vice Chairperson, Piramal Group

Nandini Piramal

1624 Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.

Anand Piramal

1627 Executive Director, Piramal Group
Non-Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.
Founder, Piramal Realty

Vijay Shah

1630 Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises Ltd. Vice Chairman, Piramal Glass
Chairman, Piramal Glass Ceylon Plc.

Peter DeYoung

1633 CEO, Piramal Global Pharma, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.

Khushru Jijina

1640 Managing Director, Piramal Capital & Housing Finance Ltd.

Shantanu Nalavadi

1645 Managing Director, India Resurgence Fund (India RF)

Nitish Bajaj

1650 CEO, Consumer Products Division

Harinder S. Sikka

1654 Group Director - Strategic Business

Vivek Valsaraj

1662 President & CFO, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.

S.K. Honnesh

1666 Group General Counsel, Piramal Group

Vikram Bector

1671 President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.

Viral Gandhi

1677 President & CIO, Piramal Group

Management Advisors

Nitin Nohria

1686 Dean, Harvard Business School

Shikhar Ghosh

1682 Professor, Harvard Business School