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Kishor Chaukar | Founders' Committee

Mr. Kishor A. Chaukar is currently the Managing Director of Tata Industries Limited.

Tata Industries is one of the two principal holding companies of the Tata Group, which acts as the diversification and new projects-promotion arm of the group. It also spearheads the entry of the group into the emerging, high-tech and sunrise sectors of the economy.

He is also a member of the Tata Group Executive Office, which is engaged in strategy formulation at the House of Tata.

He was the Managing Director of ICICI Securities & Finance Company Limited from July 1993 to October 1998, and a member of the Board of Directors of ICICI Limited from February 1995.

He has also worked in Bhartiya Agro Industries Foundation, a Public Trust engaged in rural development on a no-profit-no-loss basis, and Godrej Soaps Limited.

He holds a BA in Economics from Karnataka University and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He also holds a DEA in rural economics from the University of Dijon, France.

He is also a Director on the boards of Tata Advanced Materials Limited, Tata Teleservices Ltd., Tata Autocomp Systems Limited, Sitel India Ltd., Idea Cellular Ltd., Videsh Sanchar Nigam Ltd., IDFC Asset Management Company Limited, Tata Investment Corporation Limited, E2E SerWiz Solutions Limited and Tata Petrodyne Ltd.

Since November 2006, Mr. Chaukar serves on the Board of Directors of Advinus Therapeutics Private Limited.