Dr Gita Piramal

Dr Gita Piramal

Independent Director

Dr. Gita Piramal, 64, is currently engaged in academic research at the University of Oxford. An entrepreneur and businesswoman, author and journalist, she has a PhD in business history from Bombay University. For two decades, she contributed to several Piramal family companies in India in various positions. She launched a publishing company and a real estate company. In 2012, she retired and gave up board responsibilities and management roles.

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An award-winning author, she has written best-seller books, case studies, articles in international and Indian publications and commissioned and edited over 1,000 articles for The Smart Manager. She has also scripted, edited, featured and anchored television documentaries for international and Indian channels. She conceptualised and created content for three best-selling, award-winning programs for CNBC-TV18. She is associated with several trade and industry organisations, non-profit organisations and educational institutions. She is on the boards of many leading companies, including Bajaj Auto Ltd. and Bajaj Finance Ltd.

Major Directorships
Bajaj Finserv Ltd.
Bajaj Finance Ltd.
Bajaj Auto Limited
Bajaj Holdings & Investment Ltd.

Committee positions
Bajaj Finserv Ltd.
Bajaj Finance Ltd.
Bajaj Auto Limited
Bajaj Holdings & Investment Ltd.

Committee Chairmanship
Bajaj Finserv Ltd.

Shareholding in the Company as on 31 March 2019: Nil

Nature of expertise in specific functional areas: Management & Strategy, Global Business Leadership, Banking, Investment & Treasury and Forex Management, Corporate Governance & Ethics, Academics, Education, Authorship and such other areas.

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Nanoo Gobindram Pamnani

Chairman

Nanoo Pamnani, 74, is B A (Hons) from Bombay University (stood first in the University in Economic Major) & B Sc (Economics) from London School of Economics (Majored in Economics and Econometrics). He is on the boards of many leading companies, including Bajaj Auto Ltd., Bajaj Finance Ltd., Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company Ltd. and Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Company Ltd. In his career spanning over 40-years, he held many key positions and handled a range of senior assignments both in India and abroad, which include the following:

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Nanoo Gobindram Pamnani

  • Director for Citibank N.A., Asia Pacific Group, based in Singapore.
  • Non-Executive Chairman of Citibank, N.A., India
  • Chief Executive Officer, Citibank, N.A., India
  • Sector Executive Citibank, N.A., Emerging Markets, (Asia, Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, and Middle East and Africa) based in London.
  • Division Executive, Citibank, N.A., Asia Pacific Private Banking Group, based in Singapore.
  • Chief Executive Officer, Citibank, N.A., Philippines, based in Manila.
  • Chief Executive Officer, Citibank, N.A., India
His directorships/committee positions are as under:

Major Directorships
Bajaj Finserv Ltd.
Bajaj Auto Ltd.
Bajaj Finance Ltd.
Bajaj Holdings & Investment Ltd.
Bajaj Housing Finance Ltd. - Chairman
Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Company Ltd.
Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company Ltd.

Committee positions
Bajaj Finserv Ltd.
Bajaj Finance Ltd.
Bajaj Auto Ltd.
Bajaj Holdings & Investment Ltd.
Bajaj Housing Finance Ltd.
Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Company Ltd.
Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company Ltd.

Committee Chairmanships
Bajaj Auto Ltd.
Bajaj Finserv Ltd.
Bajaj Finance Ltd.
Shareholding in the Company as on 31 March 2019: Nil

Nature of expertise in specific functional areas: Management & Strategy, Global Business Leadership, Information Technology, Systems & Computers, Finance & Taxation, Banking, Investment & Treasury and Forex Management, Insurance, Mutual Fund & Financial Services, Audit & Risk Management, Corporate Governance and Ethics and such other areas.

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Sanjiv Bajaj

Sanjiv Bajaj

Managing Director

Sanjiv Bajaj, 49, is B.E. (Mech), first class with distinction (8th on merit list) from the University of Pune, M. Sc (Manufacturing Systems Engg) with distinction from the University of Warwick, UK and MBA from Harvard Business School, USA.

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  • Since 20.2.2008, he is the Managing Director & CEO of Bajaj Finserv Ltd. Bajaj Finserv operates in the insurance business through Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Company Ltd. and Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company Ltd., as well as in the lending business through Bajaj Finance Ltd. His role includes guiding the current businesses and building new ones in the financial services space. He is responsible for the performance of the Company on a consolidated level across its businesses.
  • Since 15.10.2013, he is the Vice Chairman of Bajaj Finance Ltd.
  • He is the Chairman of Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Company and Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company with effect from 01-04-2013. Was a Non-Executive Director of these two companies from their inception in 2001 up to 31 March 2013
  • He is the Managing Director & CEO of Bajaj Holdings & Investment Ltd. with effect from 01-04-2012 (earlier its Non-Executive Director). His role includes building the strategy and team, and guiding this investment company, which has almost Rs. 80,000 crore in cash and investments (at market value) including 33.43% stake in Bajaj Auto and 39.16% in Bajaj Finserv as on 31 March 2019.
  • He is the Former Executive Director of Bajaj Auto Limited (until 31 March 2012), having headed Finance & Control, legal & international business functions of Bajaj Auto over different periods from 1994 until 2012 and currently its NonExecutive Director.
  • He has been elected as Chairman of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Western Region for 2019-20.
  • Memberships:
    -   International Advisory Board (IAB), Allianz SE
    -   International Technology Advisory Panel (ITAP) of Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)
  • Awards:
    -   All India Management Association (AIMA) Managing India Awards Entrepreneur of the Year award 2019

    -   Economic Times - ET Business Leader of the Year award 2018

  • -   Asian Centre's Leadership, Corporate Governance, Sustainability & CSR Awards - Transformational Leader Award (Large Cap Category) 2017
    -   Ernst & Young - EY Entrepreneur of the Year award 2017
    -   India Today- Top 50 Power List 2017-18
    -   Bombay Management Association (BMA) - Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2015-16
    -   Business World - India's Most Valuable CEOs in 2015 & 2016

Major Directorships
Bajaj Auto Ltd.
Bajaj Finserv Ltd. and its subsidiaries:
  • Bajaj Finance Ltd. and its unlisted subsidiary Bajaj Housing Finance Limited.

  • Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company Ltd.

  • Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Company Ltd.

Bajaj Holdings & Investment Ltd. and its unlisted subsidiary, Bajaj Auto Holdings Ltd.
Jeewan Ltd.(unlisted)
Maharashtra Scooters Ltd

Committee Memberships

Bajaj Finserv Ltd.
Maharashtra Scooters Ltd.
Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Co Ltd
Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Co Ltd
Bajaj Finance Ltd.
Bajaj Housing Finance Limited

Committee Chairmanships: Nil

Shareholding in the Company: He holds 420,579 equity shares (includes beneficial shareholding held in other capacity) of Rs. 5/- each in the Company as on 31 March 2019.

Nature of expertise in specific functional areas: Management & Strategy, Global Business Leadership, Insurance, Mutual Fund & Financial Services, Banking, Investment & Treasury and Forex Management etc.

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