Mr. Malvinder Mohan Singh is a leading entrepreneur and one of the most recognizable names in the healthcare sector. Currently, Executive Chairman at Fortis Healthcare and Non-Executive Chairman at SRL Diagnostics, Malvinder laid the foundation for a world-class healthcare ecosystem in India. Previously, Malvinder was Chairman, MD and CEO of Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. and Chairman of the Board of Parkway Holdings. Through his strategic and bold business decisions he has helped assets.Recognized as a successful, young business leader, Malvinder represents India on entrepreneurship and healthcare at the World Economic Forum (WEF). He has been the youngest and the only person batch of the Young Global Leaders, an initiative by WEF. At present, Malvinder is a member of the Board of Visitors at the Fuqua School of Business (Duke University, USA). He is also the co-chair of the India-Malaysia CEO Forum, a member of the India-UK CEO’s Forum and the India-Africa Business Council.In India, Malvinder is Chairman of the Services Council of Confederation of India Industry (CII) and member of the National Council. He is also the Chairman of the Swastha Bharath Task Force, set up the UN Sustainable Development Goals in healthcare.As a healthcare entrepreneur, Malvinder has bagged numerous national and international awards over the last 15 years. A Doon School alumnus, Malvinder graduated in Economics honours from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University. Later, he went on to earn an MBA degree from Fuqua School of Business, Duke University in USA.
Mr. Shivinder Mohan Singh currently the Non-Executive Vice Chairman of Fortis Healthcare, has had a distinguished career as an entrepreneur and business leader, who, in a short span of under two decades, transformed the way private healthcare is delivered and shaped its evolution as an important and credible partner in India’s growth. Shivinder has played a prominent leadership role on several prominent industry platforms, including FICCI and Nathealth. He is credited with conceptualizing and leading the formation of Nathealth, India’s most prominent healthcare sector industry platform. He continues to be on the Board of Visitors of Duke University Business School, a Board Member of Aspen-Ananta Centre India, Governing Council Member of AIMA and member of the Advisory Board of AIESEC India, the world’s largest student-run organisation and a platform for young people to explore and develop their leadership potential for a positive impact on society.
In September 2015, Shivinder, in response to a higher calling, took a personal decision to take on full-time responsibility of SEWA at a Spiritual organisation that he has been associated with since his childhood. To Shivinder this was a logical next step - from saving and enriching lives he was inspire to do more direct service and give back to society. Consequently, he stepped down from his executive role at Fortis and transited to a non-executive role, as Vice Chairman, on the board of the company.
Mr. Sunil Godhwani in his capacity as a Whole-Time Director, Religare Enterprises Limited (REL), is a guide and mentor to the various group businesses of Religare. Till recently in his executive capacity as the CEO of REL, was responsible for leading and managing all the businesses. He joined Religare in 2001 and prior to that has a rich and varied experience as an entrepreneur in his family business. During his tenure at Religare he was instrumental in transforming the platform from a mono line broking led business to a diversified and well regarded financial services group.Born and raised in New Delhi, India, Sunil pursued his higher studies internationally. He received a B. Sc. Degree in Chemical Engineering and a M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering & Finance from Polytechnic Institute of New York.
Mr. Harpal Singh is recognized as a thinker and speaker on healthcare and other issues on the social agenda. He has a diverse and wide-ranging experience of over 40 years in the corporate sector. In the last decade he has substantially been engaged with the not for profit sector and holds senior board level positions in National and International organizations.Currently he is the Mentor & Chairman Emeritus and a member of the Board of Directors of Fortis Healthcare Limited, Fortis Clinical Research Limited, Religare Enterprises Ltd., and SRL Ltd. He is also Director of Impact Projects Private Ltd and was Non-Executive Chairman of India’s largest Pharmaceutical Company, Ranbaxy.He is and has been associated with school education for over 30 years and has served at the Board level with some of India’s most renowned schools which include The Doon School, The Scindia School, The Shriram School, The Yadavindra Public Schools and Salwan Public Schools. He was a member of the National Round Table on School Education, a member of the Executive Committee and of the Governing Council of Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), a member of the Board of the Delhi Red Cross Society, a member of the Board of Governors of NIIT University, a member of India-UK Round Table and India-US Strategic dialogue. He is a Trustee of Indian National Association for the Club of Rome. He is a Member of the Board of Wadhwani Initiative for Sustainable Health (WISH). He is Founder and Chairman of Nanhi Chhaan Foundation. He was a member of the Board of Governors of IIT, Indore.In recent years, Mr Singh’s involvement with the world of children has been compelling. He chairs Save the Children India which now works in over 20 States of the country addressing the needs of some of India’s most disadvantaged children including child survival, rights, health and education. Through his own NGO, the Nanhi Chhaan Foundation, he focuses efforts on the girl child, on the environment and on inter-faith harmony. He has served for over six years on the International Board of Save the Children and is currently its Vice Chair. Save the Children International operates in over 120 countries helping children and mothers in emergencies and in ameliorating the lives and futures of children in distress and who suffer disadvantages for a variety of reasons. In 2015 Save International helped over 55 million children worldwide.An alumnus of The Doon School and a (Hons.) Graduate in Economics from St. Stephens College, New Delhi. A B.S. in Economics and a Masters' in Public Affairs from the California State University at Hayward (C.S.C.H.), California, U.S.A.
Mr. Monish K Dutt is a London Business School alumnus (MBA) and is a qualified chartered accountant from the United Kingdom.Mr. Dutt worked with Ernst & Young in London for 4 years. He then joined IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, where he worked for about 25 years till 2011. He has extensive investment and advisory experience with IFC in emerging markets in Asia, Eastern Europe, Africa and Latin America with a focus on private equity funds and financial institutions. During his tenure at the World Bank and IFC, he held various positions including that of Chief Credit Officer. He is currently an emerging markets consultant, a Director of Sagicor, a pan-Caribbean Insurance Group, and a Director of Peak Reinsurance Hong Kong, part of the Fosun Group of China. He is also on the Board of FINCA, a Microfinance group operating in over 20 countries.
Mr. Virendra Kumar Madan holds a B.Com degree from St. Xavier's College, Kolkata and has attended the Senior Management Programme at the School of Business Administration, University of Michigan, Ann Arbour, USA.He has over four decades of experience in the corporate sector and as an entrepreneur across diversified sectors including textiles, real estate, hospitality, healthcare and power generation. Mr. Madan was associated with DCM Limited for 32 years where he rose to become President and Chief Executive Officer. Among his other assignments, Mr. Madan was President of Magnum International Trading Company Pvt. Ltd., a conglomerate involved in industrial and economic projects. He currently also serves as a Director on the boards of Taj Kerala Hotels & Resorts Limited and Nidra Hospitality Pvt. Ltd.
A post graduate in Science, Mr. A C Mahajan has spent over 38 years in India's banking industry across various senior positions in India and abroad. He was the Chairman & Managing Director of Bangalore-based Canara Bank between 2008 and 2010, after working as the Chairman and Managing Director of Kolkata-based Allahabad Bank from 2006 to 2008. He was earlier Executive Director at Bank of Baroda and has also served as the Chief Executive of Bank of India’s Japan operations. After superannuation in 2010, Mr. Mahajan has been on the Boards of several companies and has also been serving as the Chairman of the Governing Council of the Banking Codes and Standards Board of India since December 2011.
Mr. Deepak Ramchand Sabnani is an independent director on REL’s board since April 9, 2007. He has received training in business from the Caritas Adult Education Centre, Hong Kong. Mr. Sabnani has been engaged in the business of export and import of goods and has more than 40 years of work experience.
Mr. Padam Bahl holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the Kurukshetra University and a Bachelor’s degree in Law from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has also received a Diploma in Information System Audit from SSI, Amritsar.Mr. Bahl has been practicing as a Chartered Accountant and an Income Tax Advisor since 1979 and has more than 37 years of work experience. He was the Chairman of the Northern India Regional Council, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Amritsar Branch for the year 1998-99. He was also a member of the Income Tax Advisory Committee, Amritsar Chapter during the years 2002-03 and 2003-04.
Mr. Shetty holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the Basaveshwara Engineering College, Bagalkot and has completed an Executive Development program in Production Planning Control and Financial Management from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management, Mumbai. He has more than 36 years of work experience and has received the prestigious National Productivity Award in the year 1992. Mr. Shetty has been associated with the management of Hockey at the State and National level for over 15 years. He was the President of The Indian Hockey Federation and Karnataka State Hockey Association and also Vice-President of Karnataka Olympic Association.
Mr. Rashi Dhir is a Senior Partner at DMD Advocates and heads the Firm’s Corporate and Tax Transactional Group. With twenty five years of corporate transactional experience, Mr. Dhir brings a unique blend of business thinking and strategy to structuring, negotiating and closing complex commercial and corporate transactions. Mr. Dhir advises multi-national companies, including a number of Fortune 500 companies, private equity funds, financial institutions and business houses globally and in India in areas pertaining to mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, investments, asset management, project financing, corporate restructuring, structured investments, securitization, structured finance, capital markets, creating risk management systems, and legal and compliance infrastructures and general corporate matters.Mr. Dhir earned his LL.M. from Harvard Law School, Boston, USA and his LL.B. from Delhi University, India. He is an active member of USIBC and co-chairs the Tax Committee of USIBC.As part of the Board of Directors of number of companies in the USA and India, Mr. Dhir advices directors and senior management on various issues pertaining to corporate law and compliance, and assists in creating business and legal strategies.Mr. Dhir worked for over fifteen years in New York; first as a senior member of the Global Financial Products Group of Clifford Chance in New York and then as a Managing Director and General Counsel for leading financial institutions. Mr. Dhir’s transactional experience ranges over multiple jurisdictions: United States, India ASPAC, Europe and South America.
In her illustrious career spanning over three decades, Ms. Sangeeta Talwar has handled several critical roles and assignments across leading organizations and geographies. She was most recently the Managing Director of NDDB Dairy Services – a new company she helped establish. This company was mandated by NDDB and funded by the World Bank to deliver the National Dairy Plan and usher in the second White Revolution. She spearheaded the design and establishment of an innovative business model for creating sustainable livelihood for dairy farmers. This novel concept is being used to set up farmer owned, professionally managed Producer Companies as a complementary structure to Cooperatives. She set up two such companies with 100,000 farmers as members.Prior to that, Ms. Talwar was the President (South Asia) for Tata Global Beverages Limited. She has also served as the CEO and Managing Director of Mattel India and Executive Vice President-Marketing, for Nestle India Limited in her earlier stints. She has been an architect of several well-known and path breaking campaigns and initiatives such as ‘Maggi’ for Nestle and ‘Jaago Re’ for Tata Tea. A well-recognized professional over the years, she was acknowledged as Business Today’s 30 Most Powerful Women in Indian Business (2007, 2009 & 2010) and The India Today Woman in the Corporate World in 2010. She also received the Women Super Achievers Award for Outstanding Contribution to Social Marketing.She is now an independent director with a diverse portfolio of companies ranging across financial services, FMCG, education, IT services & solutions, alternative energy and automobiles. She is also Managing Partner of Flyvision Consulting, a brand strategy consulting company.
Mr. Tejpreet Singh Chopra is the Founder, and President & CEO of Bharat Light & Power. Bharat Light & Power (BLP) is one of the leading clean energy generation companies in India (IPP). Tejpreet’s 18 years of global management and finance experience was gained in various business roles held in France, England, Hong Kong, India and USA, of which over 14 years were at General Electric.
He is a member of the National Council of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), was the Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in India (AMCHAM), and was on the Board of Directors of the U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC). He is a participant of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and the Cornell University Council. He is also an Aspen Institute Fellow. He was nominated as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2010. In 2008, he was named by Business Today as one of “India’s Hottest Young Executives”.
At present, he is an Independent Director on the board of SRF Limited, the Anand Group and Chairman of the board of APM Terminals Pipavav port. He is also the National Skill Development Corporation (Govt of India and Indian Industry initiative) Nominee Director on the Board of the Power Sector Skill Council.
He graduated from The Lawrence School, Sanawar and holds a MBA degree from Cornell University as well as a B.A. Honors degree in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University. He also attended an executive program at the Harvard Kennedy School.