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Mr Nasser Munjee - Independent Director

Mr Munjee was educated at the Leys School, Cambridge, UK and holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the London School of Economics, UK. He joined Mr H T Parekh, Chairman, ICICI, to establish, HDFC, the first housing finance company in India.

Mr Munjee served HDFC for over 20 years at various positions including being its Executive Director. He was the Managing Director of IDFC up to March 2004. Since June 2005, he is the Chairman of the Development Credit Bank (DCB). He is on the Board of various multinational companies and trusts. Mr Munjee is a Technical Advisor on the World Bank - Public Private Partnership Infrastructure and Advisory Fund.

He was appointed as a Director of the Company with effect from June 27, 2008.


Mr Subodh Bhargava - Independent Director

Mr Bhargava holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Roorkee. He served the Eicher Group of Companies since 1975. He retired as the Group Chairman and Chief Executive in March 2000 but continues as Chairman Emeritus, Eicher Group. He was the past President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Association of Indian Automobile Manufacturers and the Vice President of the Tractor Manufacturers Association. He was also a member of the Insurance Tariff Advisory Committee, the Economic Development Board of the Government of Rajasthan. He is currently associated as a Director of several Indian corporates and multinationals.

He was appointed as a Director of the Company with effect from June 27, 2008.


Mr V K Jairath - Independent Director

Mr Jairath holds a B.A. degree in Public Administration and an LLB degree from the Punjab University. He also holds a Masters in Economics from the University of Manchester, UK, and joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1982.

Mr Jairath has over 25 years of experience in public administration, rural development, poverty alleviation, infrastructure, finance, industry, urban development and environmental management. He has held various positions as the Managing Director of SICOM, Secretary to the Governor of Maharashtra, Municipal Commissioner of Kolhapur, Collector of Wardha, Principal Secretary (Industries), Government of Maharashtra, besides being an Independent Director on the Boards of Public Sector Companies and Banks. He is currently on the Boards of Maharashtra Airport Development Company and Avantha Power and Infrastructure Limited.

He was appointed as a Director of the Company with effect from March 31, 2009.


Mr Ranendra Sen - Independent Director

Mr Sen, graduated from St. Xavier's College and joined the Indian Foreign Services in 1966. He served in various capacities at Embassies and Consulates in Moscow, San Francisco and Dhaka, as Deputy Secretary and Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs and as Secretary to the Atomic Energy Commission. He was also the Joint Secretary to successive Prime Ministers responsible for foreign and defence policies, atomic energy, space and other tasks.

Mr Sen was assigned as the Ambassador to Mexico (1991-1992), Russia (1992-1998) and reunified Germany (1998-2002), as the High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (2002-2004) and as the Ambassador to the United States (2004-2009). He is the first Indian to serve as envoy to three P-5 and four G-8 capitals and has participated in about 180 multilateral and bilateral summits.

He was appointed as a Director of the Company with effect from June 1, 2010.


Dr Ralf Speth - Non-Executive Director

Dr Speth is a Doctorate of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration from Warwick University, UK and holds a degree in engineering from Rosenheim University, Germany, Dr Speth worked as a business consultant for a number of years before joining BMW in 1980. After serving BMW for 20 years, Dr Speth joined Ford Motor Company's Premier Automotive Group as Director of Production, Quality and Product Planning.

Dr Speth was appointed to the post of Chief Executive Officer at Jaguar Land Rover on February 18, 2010. He is on the Board of Jaguar Land Rover PLC, UK and is also the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the two wholly-owned subsidiary companies, Jaguar Cars Limited and Land Rover in UK.

Prior to this appointment, Dr Speth was Head of Global Operations at the International Industrial Gases and Engineering Company, The Linde Group.

He was appointed as a Director of the Company with effect from November 10, 2010.

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