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Ms. Hiroo Mirchandani Independent Director

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Ms. Mirchandani’s career of over thirty years has been in customer facing roles where she grew from Branch Manager to Business Unit Director. She has experience in Profit & Loss management across diverse industries. She has also built great brands in healthcare, consumer goods, telecom, jewellery and paints.

Ms. Mirchandani is an independent director on several boards including Punjab National Bank, DFM Foods and Nilkamal Ltd. She serves on several board committees including Audit Committees and Nomination & Remuneration Committees. She has experience as a board member on three educational institutions too. Ms. Mirchandani has been mentored as part of the 'Women on Corporate Boards' program of the FICCI Centre for Corporate Governance. She brings consumer insights and financial literacy combined with an ability to raise strategic issues from her diverse operational experience and innate curiosity.

Ms. Mirchandani was Business Unit Director of the Consumer Health Products Division at Pfizer with India wide responsibility of revenue and profits. She shaped her division and company’s growth and talent strategy along with driving operational excellence. Prior to that she has held leadership positions at World Gold Council, BPL Mobile and Dabur. She was Branch Manager at Asian Paints, with responsibility of sales, collections and warehouse operations based in Rajkot. These experiences have enriched her with unique insights of consumer and supply chain dynamics in ‘middle’ and rural India.

Ms. Mirchandani is a Chevening Gurukul scholar and has studied Leadership and Globalization at the London School of Economics. She is a graduate from Shri Ram College of Commerce and an MBA in Marketing and Finance from the Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi. She has a keen interest in the financial markets from her experience as a retail investor.