Leading manufacturer of adhesives, sealants and construction chemicals Pidilite Industries Ltd has appointed Rajeev Vasudeva as an Additional Director (Independent) on its board effective from 10th September 2020.
Speaking on the appointment, Bharat Puri, Managing Director, Pidilite Industries Ltd said, “We are delighted to welcome Rajeev on the Board of Pidilite. With his global experience and strong track record of leading businesses and providing governance advice, we are confident that Rajeev’s induction will add a lot of value to the Board.”
Rajeev, an MBA from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, US, and LLB from the University of Delhi is also a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accounts of India. He had a long association with Egon Zehnder, a premier global leadership advisory firm, and was their global CEO till December 2018. In March 2019, Rajeev was appointed as the Chairman of Centum Learning Ltd. and he is also a Board member of Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, a listed entity on the NYSE and TSX.
Commenting on his appointment, Rajeev Vasudeva said, “I have long admired Pidilite’ s pioneering spirit in building brands that have endured over the years. Their unwavering commitment to a sustainable vision is amply demonstrated by the ethical values and social responsibilities they stand by. I very much look forward to contributing to its continued growth and success story ahead.”
As an advisor on CEO & Board matters, Rajeev Vasudeva has provided leadership and governance advice to companies around the world. He served on the global Executive Committee of Egon Zehnder for 14 years and was on the global Board for 8 years. It is this vast experience that Pidilite is hoping to leverage with his appointment.