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KPIT Technologies Ltd (KPIT.NS)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

S. B. Pandit

65 2015 Executive Chairman of the Board, Group Chief Executive Officer

Kishor Patil

53 Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Director

Anil Patwardhan

56 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Sneha Padve

2015 Compliance Officer, Company Secretary

Sachin Tikekar

47 2011 Whole Time Director

Klaus Blickle

62 2018 Additional Director

B. V. R. Subbu

2015 Non-Executive Director

Nickhil Jakatdar

2018 Additional Independent Director

Adi Engineer

2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Raghunath Mashelkar

75 2008 Non-Executive Independent Director

Lila Poonawalla

68 2008 Non-Executive Independent Director

Anant Talaulicar

55 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Alberto Vincentelli

2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

S. B. Pandit

Mr. S. B. Pandit (Ravi) serves as the Executive Chairman of the Board, Group Chief Executive Officer of KPIT Technologies Limited. He holds a MS (Management) degree from Sloan School of Management, MIT, Cambridge, USA. He possesses extensive experience of over three decades in the fields of IT, Corporate Strategy Formulation and Management Consulting. Mr. S. B. (Ravi) Pandit was an Audit Professional at Alexander Grant & Co., USA, after which he became a partner at Kirtane & Pandit, Chartered Accountants (KPCA) from 1975-1990. He is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and an Associate member of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India. He was President of Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture during 2004-2006. Mr. S. B. (Ravi) Pandit is also a frequent speaker at various national and international seminars.

Kishor Patil

Mr. Kishor Patil serves as the Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Director of KPIT Technologies Limited. Mr. Kishor Patil is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and an Associate member of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India. He has 25 years of experience in various areas like Information Systems and Design, Marketing, Organization Methods and Systems etc. He is in-charge of the overall management of the Company. He is specifically responsible for all day-to-day operational issues like planning and executing business, reviewing and guiding the country offices, customer delivery units and support functions, and ensuring efficient and effective functioning of the organization as a whole. As a promoter of the Company, Mr. Kishor Patil has provided strategic direction and spearheaded KPIT’s foray into international markets, especially Europe & USA. He has been instrumental in building strategic partnerships and a strong and prestigious customer base for the Company in a short span of time.

Anil Patwardhan

Sneha Padve

Sachin Tikekar

Mr. Sachin Tikekar serves as the Whole Time Director of KPIT Technologies Limited. Mr. Tikekar holds a Masters’ degree in Strategic Management and International Finance from Temple University’s Fox School of Business and Management, Pennsylvania. He is a co-founder of KPIT and has played various leadership roles over the years. Currently, he has taken up the role of President – Strategic Relationships & Business Transformation. Prior to assuming this role, he was Chief of People Operations. Further, he has taken up the responsibilities as Chief Operating Officer of the US operations of the Company and was instrumental in building the Company’s sales presence across US, Asia and Europe. He has previously worked with US Sprint and Strategic Positioning Group.

Klaus Blickle

Dr. Klaus Hermann Blickle, Ph.D., serves as Additional Director of the Company. Dr. Klaus Hermann Blickle has extensive experience in Aviation, Marine and Engineering Technology, as well as Consumer Electronics with over 20 years of Automotive (OEM and Tier1) experience. He lived and has held various senior executive positions in Germany, China, the UK, the U.S.A. and Canada. From 1985 to 1987, he was the Head of Engineeri ng for Sell Aviation of Buderus AG and from 1988 he was a Managing Director within the Blohm &: Voss Group. In 1992, he joined the Audi/Volkswagen Group. Within the Group, he held various Vice President (VP), Executive VP and CEO Positions until 2001. He then joined the Tier1 s - ASCIPrechter Holding (CTO &: President), Tesma/Magna (CEO and President), EDAG (CEO and President) and has also served as the CEO and President of the Worldwide Automotive divisions of Harman International. His style of management is straight forward, down to earth and future orientated. Since 2012, he has been managing his own business (KB GmbH) and was a founding member/investor of two small companies (startups). He is a non-resident Board Member of the College of Engineering University of Michigan. As interim CEO, Dr. Klaus managed and restructured Telefunken SE in 2013/2014. Presently, he is also a member of the advisory board of KPIT. Dr. Klaus was raised and educated in India and the United Kingdom. He has served in the Armed Forces of the German Army for 18 months as national service, and later studied Applied Physics (M.Sc. /Diploma). He received his Doctorate (Dr. rer. nat.) in 1984.

B. V. R. Subbu

Mr. B. V. R. Subbu serves as the Non-Executive Director of KPIT Technologies Limited. Mr. Subbu is an automotive industry expert and thought leader. Mr. B V R Subbu holds a post graduate degree in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University and a post graduate diploma from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade. He was president of Hyundai India earlier. He was also extensively involved with Tata Group holding various responsibilities, including responsibilities in Tata Motors’ Light Commercial Vehicles and Multi Utility Vehicles business.

Nickhil Jakatdar

Dr. Nickhil Jakatdar serves as Additional Independent Director of the Company. He is currently the CEO and Co-founder of Vuclip, a global leader in the Video-on-Demand space, funded by Temasek, Foxconn and Pacific Century CyberWorks (PCCW). Prior to Vuclip, Nickhil founded and ran various start-ups, such as Timbre Technologies (acquired by Tokyo Electron), Command CAD (acquired by Cadence Design Systems) and Praesagus (acquired by Cadence Design Systems). He is also the founding member of the Bhau Institute of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Leadership in Pune, and is an investor and advisor to Campfire Labs (acquired by Groupon), flutter.io (acquired by Google), Bash Gaming (acquired by GSN), Shoptimize, PayActiv, Viewics (acquired by Roche), Jombay, Mezi (acquired by American Express) and Blend, among others. He has been the recipient of many awards from various organizations, including the Lifetime Achievement Award from College of Engineering, Pune, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Best Paper Award in Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, and the Berkeley Distinguished Pioneer Award. He has to his credit more than 20 conference papers and more than 60 issued patents. Nickhil completed his Bachelors of Engineering (BE) in Electrical Engineering in 1995 from the College of Engineering. Pune and his MS and PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California - Berkeley in 2000.

Adi Engineer

Mr. Adi Jehangir Engineer serves as the Non-Executive Independent Director of KPIT Technologies Limited. Mr. Engineer holds a degree in Civil Engineering from Pune University. He was associated with Tata group of companies for nearly three decades prior to joining KPIT board, which includes a stint as Managing Director of Tata Power Limited. In that role, he transformed the company by successfully launching various new initiatives that substantially led to improved profits. His company also secured the " Good Corporate Citizen" award during his charge. Prior to joining the Tata Group Mr. Engineer had a successful 20 years stint with the ICI group where he held senior positions in the management team including setting up large Chemical plant projects and later into operations and general management. Mr. Engineer is a Director in Finolex Cables Ltd. The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) had also appointed him as the Chairman of the Committee on Power for the year 2006. He has been a preferred and insightful spokesperson for the Power sector for many media interactions.

Raghunath Mashelkar

Dr. Raghunath A. Mashelkar serves as the Non-Executive Independent Director of KPIT Technologies Limited. Dr. Mashelkar has been hugely instrumental in propagating a culture of innovation and balanced intellectual property rights regime for over a decade. He is the Chancellor of Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research. He was the third Indian engineer to have been elected as a Fellow of Royal Society (FRS), London, the first Indian President of the Institute of Chemical Engineers, UK and the first Indian to be the Foreign Fellow of Australian Technological Science and Engineering Academy (2008). Twenty-eight universities have honoured him with honorary doctorates, which include Universities of London, Salford, Pretoria, Wisconsin and Delhi. Dr. Mashelkar served as the Director General of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). He was also the President of Indian National Science Academy (2005-2007). Dr. Mashelkar has won over 50 awards and medals at national and international levels and was honoured by the President of India with Padma Vibushan award recently. Earlier, he was conferred Padma Shri award (1991) and Padma Bhushan award (2000), in recognition of his contribution to nation building.

Lila Poonawalla

Ms. Lila Firoz Poonawalla serves as the Non-Executive Independent Director of KPIT Technologies Limited. Ms. Poonawalla was awarded the Padmashree in 1989 in recognition of her exemplary contribution to the world of Engineering and Industry. She was the Chairman and Managing Director of Alfa Laval-Tetra Pak India and was the first woman to hold the post of Managing Director in the Alfa Laval group. She is currently a Director on the Board of Pragati Leadership Institute Private Limited, Noble Tek PLM Solutions Private Limited, Fila Rozil Exports Private Limited and Blossom Industries Limited. She has been on the governing body of organizations like the CII (Confederation of Indian Industries) and TIFAC (Technology Information Forecasting and Assessment Council formed by the Government of India). She was a member of the Scientific Advisory board of the Central Cabinet (SAC-C) and Chairperson of the Herbal and Floriculture Taskforce of SAC-C. Actively involved in social initiatives, she is on the board of trustees of two Pune-based NGOs. In 1994, she started the ‘Lila Poonawalla Foundation’ to promote education among women. She is presently a member of Executive Council of Maratha Chamber of Commerce Industries (MCCI), National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management and Top Management Consortium. She is also the Vice Chairperson of the Poona Blind Men’s Association.

Anant Talaulicar

Mr. Anant J. Talaulicar serves as the Non-Executive Independent Director of KPIT Technologies Limited. Mr. Talaulicar, holds B.E. (Mechanical) degree from Mysore University, M.S. degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and a MBA from Tulane University, USA. He has worked for Cummins for 18 years in the U.S. in varied fields like Finance, Manufacturing, Product Management, Strategy, Marketing and General Management. He has led the North & South American Commercial Power Generation business for Cummins with revenues of $ 300 million.

Alberto Vincentelli

Professor Alberto Sangiovanni Vincentelli serves as the Non-Executive Independent Director of KPIT Technologies Limited., since April 30, 2012. He was a co-founder of Cadence and Synopsys, two leading companies in the area of Electronic Design Automation. He is the Chief Technology Adviser of Cadence. Prof. Alberto is a member of the Board of Directors of Cadence. He was a member of the HP Strategic Technology Advisory Board.He is currently a member of the Science and Technology Advisory Board of General Motors, as well as a member of the Technology Advisory Council of United Technologies Corporation. He is also a Professor with University of California, Berkeley, and Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences.