Ms. Falguni Nayar has spent over 19 years with Kotak Mahindra Bank with the last 6 years as Managing Director and CEO of Kotak Investment Bank. She is currently the founder and CEO of Nykaa.com, an online shopping website for beauty and wellness products and also offers an online magazine, expert advice and virtual makeover tools.
She was recognised as the 'Top Business Woman' by Business Today in 2009 and 2011 and has received the FICCI Ladies Organisation award for ‘Top Woman Achiever’ in the field of banking in 2008. She holds a B.Com degree from the Mumbai University and a PGDM from IIM, Ahmedabad.
She was appointed as an Independent Director of the Company w.e.f. May 29, 2013.