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Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation Ltd (BBRM.NS)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Nusli Wadia

74 1982 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Dibakar Chatterjee

2018 Chief Executive Officer

Anil Hirjee

79 2000 Non-Executive Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Nitin Datanwala

67 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Corporate

Ness Wadia

41 2011 Managing Director, Executive Director

Minnie Bodhanwala

54 2017 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Jehangir Wadia

45 2011 Non-Executive Director

Madhav Apte

86 Independent Non-Executive Director

Vinesh Jairath

60 2019 Additional Non-Executive Independent Director

Gauri Kirloskar

2019 Additional Non-Executive Independent Director

Y.S.P. Thorat

2019 Additional Non-Executive Independent Director

Darius Udwadia

79 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Nusli Wadia

Mr. Nusli Neville Wadia, Esquire., is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation Limited. He is a well-known Indian industrialist heading the Wadia Group of companies besides being a director on the Board of several Indian and foreign companies. He joined the Corporation as director in October,1980 and has been the Chairman of the Corporation since 27th July, 1982. Having extensive experience and expertise in general business management and finance, Mr. Wadia has contributed actively in the deliberations of various organizations like Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council (TEXPROCIL), Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India, Mill Owners’ Association (MOA) etc. He is the former Chairman of TEXPROCIL and also of MOA. He was on the Prime Minister’s Council on Trade and Industry during the period 1998 to 2004. He was the Convenor of the Special Group Task Force on Food and Agro Industries’ Management Policy in September,1998. He was also a Member of the Special Subject Group to review regulations & procedures to unshackle Indian Industry and on the Special Subject Group on Disinvestment. He was a member of the ICMF from 1984- 85 to 1990-91 and is a Trustee of the Executive Committee of the prestigious Nehru Centre. Mr. Nusli Wadia has a distinct presence in public affairs and has been actively associated with leading charitable and educational institutions.

Dibakar Chatterjee

Mr. Dibakar Chatterjee is Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He is a Master of Business Administration from Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, a Chartered Accountant and a Cost Accountant, having 23 years of multi-faceted experience in the fields of business management, finance, operations and strategy in leading companies in various capacities.

Anil Hirjee

Mr. Anil K. Hirjee, Esquire., is Non-Executive Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation Limited. He is B.A. (Hons.), LL.B. (Hons), Barrister-at-Law and SLOAN Fellow of London Business School, having over fifty years of experience in different areas of business management. He was the Managing Director of the Corporation from 1st October, 1988 till 30th September, 1998 and is currently the Vice-Chairman of the Corporation. His areas of expertise include finance, banking, legal, commercial, industrial and general administration. Mr. Hirjee is also actively associated with leading charitable institutions. Mr. Hirjee holds 1750 shares of the Corporation. Besides being the Chairman of Atlas Copco (India) Ltd. and HDFC Trustee Co. Ltd., Mr. Hirjee is also a director in The Bombay Dyeing & Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Britannia Industries Ltd., 8 foreign companies and 2 private companies.Mr. Hirjee is a member of the Audit Committees of Atlas Copco (India) Ltd. (Chairman), HDFC Trustee Co. Ltd. (Chairman) and Britannia Industries Ltd., the Remuneration Committees of Atlas Copco (India) Ltd. (Chairman) and The Bombay Dyeing & Manufacturing Co. Ltd., andthe Shareholders’/Investors’ Grievance Committees of Atlas Copco (India) Ltd. and Britannia Industries Ltd. and the Shareholders’/Investors’ Grievance and Ethics & Compliance Committee of The Bombay Dyeing & Manufacturing Co. Ltd.

Nitin Datanwala

Ness Wadia

Mr. Ness Wadia, Esquire., is Managing Director, Executive Director of Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation Limited. He was Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is M.Sc in Engineering Business Management (Warwick University, UK). He had received training in management at the Warwick University, UK. Mr. Ness Wadia has more than 18 years of experience and in the field of bussiness general management to run business Units. Mr. Wadia holds 1,000 shares of the Corporation. Mr. Wadia is also Director in The Bombay Dyeing & Mfg. Co. Ltd., National Peroxide Limited, Gherzi Eastern Limited, Proline India Ltd., Britannia Industries Limited and 3 Private Companies.

Minnie Bodhanwala

Dr. Minnie Bodhanwala serves as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Minnie Bodhanwala is a BDS, MBA, MHA. TQM, FOR, PGQMAHO, FISQUA, Green Belt - Six Sigma; Principal Assessor, and NABH ISO Auditor 9001, 14001. She is presently working as Chief Executive Officer at Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital and Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai. Under her mantle, the Wadia Hospitals have won 21 prestigious awards in a span of one year. Dr. Bodhanwala was honoured with more than 40 awards, which include various prestigious awards like the "International Award in Healthcare" by the Thai Chamber of Commerce, Bangkok, "Global Award for Sustainable Healthcare Models with Revenue Turnover", Dubai: "Leading Business Women of the Year" by iiGlobal. Mumbai: Life Time Achievement Award in Healthcare by National Excellence Awards 2015. She is highly-motivated, pro-active passionate individual holding a rich enormous experience of 30 years with exceptional liaison, teamwork, leadership. and organizational abilities to thrive in a fast-paced, results-oriented business environment. With an entrepreneurial spirit to foresee potential growth with a strong background of crisis management in Healthcare for Brownfield and Greenfield projects and also a Six Sigma Green Belt Expert.

Jehangir Wadia

Mr. Jehangir N. Wadia, Esquire., is Non-Executive Director of Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation Limited. He served as Deputy Managing Director, Executive Director of the Company till March 31, 2011. Mr. Wadia is a well qualified professional with more than 18 years of business management experience. Mr. Jeh Wadia has experience and in business management. His vision is to create value through innovation, sustainable execution plan and maintenance strategies.

Madhav Apte

Mr. Madhav L. Apte, Esquire., is Independent Non-Executive Director of Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation Limited. Mr. Apte is a Bachelor of Arts from Mumbai University. Mr. Apte is a well-known industrialist and well connected with textile and sugar industry. Mr. Apte is a former Sheriff of Bombay and an Ex-President of the Cricket Club of India. He is a Trustee of the Victoria Memorial School for the Blind and of the Mahalaxmi Temple Charities. He was also President of Indian Sugar Mills Association and Bombay Chambers of Commerce and Industry.

Vinesh Jairath

Mr. Vinesh Kumar Jairath is Additional Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Vinesh Kumar Jairath joined Indian Administrative Service in 1982 and took voluntary retirement in 2008. He has a Masters in Development Economics from the University of Manchester, U.K. and holds Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Administration and Bachelor of Laws Degree, both, from Punjab University. He served as the Principal Secretary of Industries in Government of Maharashtra from 2005-2008. He has over 25 years of experience in public administration, rural development, poverty alleviation, infrastructure planning and development and infrastructure financing, finance, industry, urban development, environmental management, while occupying various important positions in the Government of India and of State Government of Maharashtra. Mr. Jairath has served as an Independent Director on the Board of SEBI for three years term from December 2010 to 2013. Presently, Mr. Jairath provides Advisory and Consultancy Services on Legal, Financial, Business Development and Regulatory issues. Mr. Jairath is presently a Director on the Boards of The Bombay Dyeing and Manufacturing Company Limited, Tata Motors Limited, Go Airlines (India) Limited, Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited and Wockhardt Limited.

Gauri Kirloskar

Ms. Gauri Kirloskar is Additional Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She attended Carnegie Mellon's Tepper School of Business, where she received a BSc. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. Previously she attended Phillips Academy, Andover, near Boston. After graduation, Gauri worked as an investment banking analyst at Merrill Lynch in their Mergers and Acquisitions group where she analyzed the impact of proposed mergers, acquisitions, spinoffs and various restructuring alternatives on earnings, credit profile and value creation of various clients across the technology, real estate and retail industries. She then moved on to Pearson's Corporate Finance and Strategy group where she looked at bolt on acquisitions for their education business. Since moving back to India in 2010, Gauri has been focusing her efforts on strategic initiatives for the Kirloskar Group into infrastructure and investments as well as functioning as a director and observer at several Kirloskar Group companies. Her primary role is establishment of the Group's real estate business in Pune. This involves strategic alternatives analysis of value creation opportunities around the sale and development of the group's land banks. She has been involved in title clearance and land approvals, building up of the design brief and working closely with the IPCs. She is also strategically involved in the team hiring and overall business plan of Kirloskar Capital, the Group's foray into the financial services business. She was an active participant in the process of filing for the RBI license for this business. She leads the Group's efforts on branding, corporate communications and shared services. As a board member on Kirloskar Oil Engines since 2014, she is involved in regular compliance and performance reviews. She is also an active member of the committee that looks at new investments initiatives in the energy space.

Y.S.P. Thorat

Dr. Y.S.P. Thorat is Additional Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Y.S.P Thorat who retired as Chairman, NABARD in November 2007, was till recently Executive Chairman of the Dry land Farming Commission and Chairman of the Agriculture Universities Recruitment Board, Government of Maharashtra. Earlier Dr. Thorat was associated with the Planning Commission, Government of India for the 10th and 11th Five Year Plans. He was Chief Executive of the Rajiv Gandhi Trust and Foundation, New Delhi and served on the Board of the National Institute of Bank Management, Pune. On the academic side he was Chairman of the Indian Society of Agriculture Economics and Member, Senate and Academic Council of the Shivaji University, Kolhapur. Dr. Thorat is a University ranker having received the prestigious Gopal Krishna Gokhale Award for being adjudged the best student of Political Science amongst all universities in Maharashtra. Additionally, he holds a distinction in Law, a doctorate in Economics and D.Lit. Dr. Thorat started his career in the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in 1972 and was appointed as its Executive Director in 2003. His main contribution has been in the field of policy support for agriculture finance, urban cooperative banks, cooperative policy and credit. In 2004, he was appointed by GOI as Managing Director and then Chairman of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). Dr. Y.S.P Thorat is also on the Board and Committees of the Board of several other leading companies.

Darius Udwadia

Mr. Darius Erach Udwadia, Esquire., M.A., LL.B., is Independent Non-Executive Director of Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation Limited. Mr. Udwadia is a Solicitor and Advocate of the Bombay High Court. He is also a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England. Mr. Udwadia is a founder partner of M/s Udwadia & Udeshi, Solicitors & Advocates, since July 1997. Prior to this, he was a partner of M/s Crawford Bayley & Co., Solicitors & Advocates, for over 20 years. His firm and he are legal advisors to many Indian Companies, Multinational Companies and Foreign Banks having a presence in India. Mr. Udwadia has spent over 47 years in active law practice and has a experience and in areas like corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, corporate restructuring, foreign collaboration, joint ventures and private equity, project and infrastructure finance, telecommunications, international loans and finance related transactions and instruments, real estate and conveyancing.