Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta has appointed Priya Agarwal and Aman Mehta on company's Board. Aman is now the Additional Director and Non-Executive Independent Director and Anil Agarwal’s daughter, Priya Agarwal is now the Additional Director and Non -Executive Director with effect from May 17, 2017.
“The board of directors approved the appointment of Aman Mehta as an additional director and non-executive independent director and Priya Agarwal as additional and non-executive director on 17 May 2017,” Vedanta said in a statement.
The company said, “Mehta and Agarwal’s induction expands the diversity and strength of Vedanta’s board. They will help in adding great expertise and knowledge.”
Priya Agarwal has done BSc Psychology with Business Management from the University of Warwick in the UK. Her varied experience include public relations with Ogilvy & Mather and in Human Resources with Korn Ferry International, Vedanta Resources and HDFC Bank and in Strategic Planning with Rediffusion Y&R.
While Aman Mehta has 39 years of experience, and is a former Asia-Pacific CEO at the HSBC Group. He is an economics graduate from Delhi University and occupies himself primarily with corporate governance, with Board and advisory roles in a range of companies and institutions in India and abroad. He has also been a Supervisory Board member of ING Group NV and a Director of Raffles Holdings, Singapore. He is also a member of the governing board of the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad and a member of the International Advisory Board of Prudential of America.