Adil Zainulbhai appointed independent director on RIL board

Zainulbhai, till recently the chairman, McKinsey India, has had a very distinguished 34 year career, consulting with a variety of global and Indian corporations and their boards.

hidden December 20, 2013 23:05:59 IST
Adil Zainulbhai appointed independent director on RIL board

New Delhi: Reliance Industries today announced appointment of Adil Zainulbhai, who till recently was chairman of McKinsey India, as independent director on its board.

"With this the Board will expand to 14 members with eight members being independent directors," the company said in a statement.

Adil Zainulbhai appointed independent director on RIL board

Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries Limited Mukesh Ambani. AFP

RIL chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani said: "Adil is undoubtedly one of the finest consulting minds in the world and we are delighted to have him join our Board. I look forward to his contributions in strengthening Reliance and preparing the organisation for sustained high growth."

Zainulbhai, till recently the chairman, McKinsey India, has had a very distinguished 34 year career, consulting with a variety of global and Indian corporations and their boards.

He has been very closely associated with several government-sponsored projects in areas like energy, urbanisation and inclusive growth, apart from his keen interest and efforts in community and social causes.

"Zainulbhai grew up in Bombay and graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology. He also has an MBA from Harvard Business School," the statement said.

PTI

(Disclosure: The Reliance Group has funded the promoter of Network18, which publishes Firstpost)

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