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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

K. Ganesh

2017 Chief Financial Officer

Chaitanya Tummala

2014 Compliance Officer, Company Secretary

Chigurupati Prasad

59 2014 Chairman of the Board, Managing Director

Uma Chigurupati

53 2012 Non-Independent Executive Director

Kolli Rao

2013 Director

Harsha Chigurupati

32 2015 Non-Executive Director

Robert Cunard

2019 Additional Independent Director

Jyothi Prasad

55 2019 Additional Independent Director

Arun Sawhney

2018 Additional Independent Director

Arun Akinepally

55 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Comandur Parthasarathy

59 2009 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

K. Ganesh

Chaitanya Tummala

Chigurupati Prasad

Shri. Chigurupati Krishna Prasad has been appointed as Chairman of the Board, Managing Director of Granuels India Ltd., effective September 01, 2014. Mr. Prasad is a technocrat with 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. In 1984, he established Triton Laboratories Limited, one of the manufacturers of Paracetamol in the world. Mr. Prasad pioneered the concept of commercialising Pharmaceutical Formulation Intermediates (PFI) and established Granules India to promote PFIs. Under him, Granules is among the pharmaceutical companies in the world and has a footprint in over 50 countries. Mr. Prasad has won awards and is the first Indian to run a marathon on seven continents and the North Pole.

Uma Chigurupati

Mrs. Uma Devi Chigurupati serves as Non-Independent Executive Director of Granules India Ltd. Mrs. Chigurupati is Director of KRSMA Estates Private Limited, one of India’s premier boutique wineries. Under her tenure, she has established the vineyard in Karnataka and has been vital to the on-going operations at the site. In addition, Mrs. Chigurupati is the Chairman of the Hyderabad 10K Foundation, which promotes health awareness in Andhra Pradesh through multiple initiatives including several races in Hyderabad including the Hyderabad Heritage Marathon. Mrs. Chigurupati has a post-graduate in Soil Microbiology from Nagarjuna University

Kolli Rao

Harsha Chigurupati

Shri. Harsha Chigurupati serves as Non-Executive Director of Granules India Ltd. Mr. Chigurupati has been with Granules India since June 2005. As Chief Marketing Officer, Mr. Chigurupati was instrumental in Granules India’s vertically-integrated business strategy. During his tenure, Granules India gained nearly 100 customers, including several multi-national companies that constitute a portion of Granules India’s sales. Mr. Chigurupati has a Bachelors of Science in Business Management from Boston University.

Robert Cunard

Jyothi Prasad

Ms. Jyothi Prasad is Additional Independent Director of the Company. She holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Mumbai (Gopaldas Advani College), Post Graduate Diploma in Management fi‘om Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad and a Master of Commerce degree from the University of Madras. She was a Chevening Gurukul Scholar at the London School of Economics in 2000. She has more than 30 years of wide—ranging investment banking experience, having worked on diverse assignments both in senior management positions of leading investment banks in India and as an independent consultant since 2008 to the present. She was also associated as an independent consultant with a boutique infrastructure investment advisory firm lridis Advisory Services for assisting them on certain oftheir advisory mandates. She is at present, associated as a Senior Advisor with Sparrow Advisory, a boutique provider of PE and M&A advice and is involved in their assignments from time to time. Her primary experience is in the areas of fund raising such as IPOs and Rights Issues, private equity, M&A and advisory transactions for both Indian corporates and foreign corporates. The organizations she has worked for prior to becoming an independent consultant include SBI Capital Markets, Peregrine Capital, NM Rothschild (India) and American Orient Capital Markets in various capacities relating to investment banking/corporate finance. Ms. Jyothi Prasad serves on the board of directors, as an independent woman director, of karvy Stock Broking Limited, Karvy Financial Services Limited and Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) Limited.

Arun Sawhney

Mr. Arun Sawhney is Additional Independent Director of the Company. He holds Bachelor Degree in commerce from the University of Mumbai and Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IMI. Mr. Sawhney has almost four decades of experience in diverse industries including Software, Rubber, Chemicals, Generic & OTC Pharmaceuticals, where he established new norms of business as well as repeatedly challenged the status quo. In the last position as CEO and Managing Director of Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited, Mr. Sawhney successfully led one of the largest mergers in Indian Corporate history. In the past he was also associated with Max-Cb Limited and Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd in various capacities. Mr. Sawhney was also a founder member of Indian Pharmaceutical Export Promotion Council [Pharmexcil] and was Chairman of Pharmaceutical Committee of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) during the period 2012-2014. Mr. Sawhney is currently engaged with leading companies in India and Europe on coaching their Senior Executives. He is also a visiting faculty at IIM-Lucknow for subjects of Leadership Behaviour.

Arun Akinepally

Shri. Arun Rao Akinepally serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Granules India Ltd. He holds M.S (Chemical) degree. Mr. Arun Rao is a qualified Chemical Engineer from the University of Madras with a Post graduate degree in Chemical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA. He is the Executive Director of Akin Laboratories Pvt Ltd., a Formulation manufacturing Company. Mr. Akinepally is a member of the Central Executive Council of the Indian Pharmaceutical Association. He was the Vice President and currently, a member of the Executive Committee of the Indian Pharmaceutical Association (Andhra Pradesh Branch). He is also a member of Executive Committee of Organization of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers, Hyderabad. His other Directorships include Akin Laboratories Pvt ltd and ESPI Industries & Chemicals Pvt Ltd.

Comandur Parthasarathy

Shri. Comandur Parthasarathy has served as Independent Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Granules India Ltd since May 27, 2009. He is one of the Founders of Karvy. As a Chairman of the group, he has been responsible for building Karvy as one of India’s integrated financial services organizations. He oversees the group’s operations and is responsible for the vision, business direction and technology value addition to the overall business. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He also holds graduate degrees in Science and Law.