Mr. Kuldip Singh Dhingra is the Chairman of the Board of Directors. He has been a Director of the Company since 1991. Mr. Dhingra is a Science Graduate from Hindu College, Delhi University. He is a Promoter of the Company, is an Industrialist with long standing experience in paints and related industries. He is the fourth generation of his family which has been continuously in the Paint business since 1898.
Mr. Gurbachan Singh Dhingra
Mr. Gurbachan Singh Dhingra is the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors. He has been a Director of the Company since 1993. Mr. Dhingra is a graduate, an Industrialist, a Promoter of the Company and has considerable experience in the paint industry, especially in its technical aspects. He is the fourth generation of his family which has been continuously in the Paint business since 1898.
Mr. Abhijit Roy
Managing Director & CEO
Born on 12th July, 1965, he graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata and then completed his post graduation in Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. He started his career with Asian Paints Limited & prior to joining Berger was associated with L'oreal. He was appointed as the Managing Director with effect from 1st July, 2012.
Mr. Kamal Ranjan Das
Mr. Kamal Ranjan Das was born on 23rd February, 1932. A science graduate with honours, he began his career in the year 1951. Mr. Das joined Berger Paints Indian Limited in 1975 after successful stints elsewhere and then after 20 years of service, retired in 1994 as Executive Director. Mr. Das is now a management consultant.
Mr. Pulak Chandan Prasad
Born on 27th May, 1968 he has been Director of the Company since November, 2009. Mr. Prasad is a B.Tech from IIT and an IIM Ahmedabad alumni. He was the Managing Director and co-head of the India office of Warburg Pincus and a Management Consultant with McKinsey & Company, USA and South Africa prior to that. Currently he holds the position of member in the Audit Committee in Bharti Airtel Ltd.
Mr. Naresh Gujral
Mr. Naresh Gujral was born on 19th May, 1948. He has been appointed as an Additional Director of the Company effective August 20, 2014. Mr. Gujral will be deemed to be an Independent Director of the Company within the meaning of Section 149 of The Companies Act, 2013. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and is the founder of Span India Group, which is one of the leading exporters of high-end fashion garments to Europe from India. He is an eminent industrialist and Social Activist.
Mr. Gopal Krishna Pillai
Mr. Gopal Krishna Pillai was born on March 14, 1949. He is an Indian Administrative Service (I.A.S.) Officer and former Home Secretary of India. He has worked in a number of senior positions in The Central Government and State Governments. He has been appointed as an Additional Director of the Company effective September 12, 2014. Mr. Pillai will be deemed to be an Independent Director of the Company within the meaning of Section 149 of The Companies Act, 2013. He is a graduate from St. Joseph's College, Bangalore, a M.Sc. and a distinguished alumnus of IIT, Madras.
Mr. Dhirendra Swarup
Mr. Dhirendra Swarup was born on December 5, 1944. He has been appointed as an Additional Director of the Company effective 8th September, 2014. Mr. Swarup will be deemed to be an Independent Director of the Company within the meaning of Section 149 of The Companies Act, 2013. He has over four decades of experience across Finance, Budgeting, Public Debt management, Public Policy and Pension Reforms. A former Chairman of Pension Funds Regulatory and Development Authority, he has been a career civil servant retiring as Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.
Mr. Kanwardip Singh Dhingra
Director & National Business Development Manager
Mr. Kanwardip Singh Dhingra was born on 28th October, 1982. He assumed the position of Director designated as Director & National Business Development Manager - Industrial of the Company from 1st December, 2014. Prior to this he had been Alternate Director. Mr. Dhingra holds a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, USA with specialization in Polymer Engineering and Minor in Chemistry. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Dhingra gathered working experience in the field of paints and specialty coatings in The Rohm & Haas Company, Texas, USA and The Sherwin Williams Company, Ohio, USA.
Mrs. Rishma Kaur
Director & National Business Development Manager
Mrs. Rishma Kaur was born on 1st September, 1972. She assumed the position of Director designated as Director & National Business Development Manager - Retail of the Company from 1st December, 2014. Prior to this she had been Alternate Director. Mrs. Kaur holds a B.Sc. in Business Studies from University of Buckingham, U.K. and studied German Language at the University of Augsberg, Bavaria, Germany.