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Reliance Communications Ltd (RLCM.NS)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Anil Ambani

59 2006 Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

William Barney

51 2018 Chief Executive Officer

Manikantan V.

52 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Non Independent Executive Director

Prakash Shenoy

2017 Compliance Officer, Company Secretary

Punit Garg

55 2019 Non-Executive Director

Manjari Kacker

65 2014 Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director

Suresh Rangachar

54 2017 Non Independent Non-Executive Director

Ryna Karani

50 2017 Additional Independent Director

Chhaya Virani

63 2017 Additional Independent Director

R. Bhardwaj

73 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Arun Purwar

72 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

J. Ramachandran

61 2006 Non-Executive Independent Director

Deepak Shourie

69 2006 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Anil Ambani

Shri. Anil Dhirubhai Ambani serves as Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Reliance Communications Ltd. He is the Chairman of Reliance Capital Limited, Reliance Infrastructure Limited and Reliance Power Limited. He is also on the Board of Directors of Reliance Defence Limited. He is the President of the Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. He is a member of Stakeholders Relationship Committee, Nomination and Remuneration Committee, Employee Stock Option Scheme Compensation Committee (“ESOS Compensation Committee”) and Corporate Social Responsibility (“CSR”) Committee of our Company. With a master’s degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Shri Ambani is credited with having spearheaded the Reliance Group’s first forays into the overseas capital markets with international public offerings of global depository receipts, convertibles and bonds. Shri Ambani has been associated with a number of prestigious academic institutions in India and abroad: • Member of Wharton Board of Overseers, the Wharton School, U.S.A. • Member of the Presidents Global Counsel, New York University, U.S.A. • Member of Advisory Board of Warwick Business School, UK. • One of the Founders of Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad. ISB has established formal partnership with International Business Schools- Wharton and Kellogg. The Prime Minister of India nominated Shri Ambani as the Co-Chair from the Indian side of the India-China CEO Forum, Member of the US-India CEO Forum, Member of the Indo-French CEO Forum and Member of the India-Canada CEO Forum.

William Barney

Shri. William Barney serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He was Non Independent Non-Executive Director of Reliance Communications Limited. Presently, he is working as Co CEO of the Company and also Chairman & CEO of Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of the Company, has been elevated as a Non Executive Non Independent Director on the Board of the Company. Earlier Mr. Barney was CEO of Pacnet, President & CEO, MCI Worldcom, Vice President - Global One and sales leadership positions at AT&T. Mr. Barney is MBA from Columbia University and BA from Wesleyan University. Mr. Barney has rich experience of over 29 years in telecom sector.

Manikantan V.

Shri. Manikantan V. serves as Chief Financial Officer, Non Independent Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Manikantan V. is with the Company since last 22 years and has held several senior positions. He has rich experience of over 29 years.

Prakash Shenoy

Punit Garg

Shri. Punit Garg, B.E, re-designated as Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is a qualified Engineer, was President, Telecom Business and is part of the Company’s leadership team since last 17 years before being elevated as an Executive Director of the Company. He has held several positions in the Company including CEO of Indian and Global Enterprise business, Corporate Strategy and Regulatory Affairs. Shri Garg has rich experience of over 32 years in telecom and IT sectors. Shri Garg is part of senior management team since 2002 and is involved in taking number of strategic decisions.

Manjari Kacker

Mrs. Manjari Ashok Kacker serves as Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director of the Company. She holds a master’s degree in Chemistry and a diploma in Business Administration. She has more than 39 years of experience in taxation, finance, administration and vigilance. She was in the Indian Revenue Service batch of 1974. She held various assignments during her tenure in the tax department and was also a member of the Central Board of Direct Taxes. She has also served as the Functional Director (Vigilance and Security) in Air India and has also represented India in international conferences. Smt. Manjari Kacker is also a Director in Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited, Shubhalakshmi Polyesters Limited and Hindustan Gum and Chemicals Limited. Smt. Manjari Kacker is Chairperson of CSR Committee and member of the Audit Committee, Stakeholders Relationship Committee, Nomination and Remuneration Committee, ESOS Compensation Committee and Risk Management Committee of the Company. She is also a Member of the Audit Committee of Shubhalakshmi Polysters Limited.

Suresh Rangachar

Shri. Suresh Rangachar serves as Non Independent Non-Executive Director of Reliance Communications Limited. He holds Master’s degree in Computer Science. He is with the Company since last 17 years. Presently, he is also working as the Executive Director of Reliance Infratel Limited (RITL), a subsidiary of the Company and elevated as the Non Executive Non Independent Director on the Board of the Company. Shri Rangachar is also a Director in Globalcom Mobile Commerce Limited and Reliance Communications Infrastructure Limited. Shri Rangachar is a member of the Risk Management Committee of the Company. He is also a member of the Audit Committee of Reliance Communications Infrastructure Limited and Reliance Infratel Limited and member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee and Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of Reliance Infratel Limited.

Ryna Karani

Ms. Ryna Karani serves as Additional Independent Director of the Company. She holds BA, LLB degree and lawyer by profession. She has been practicing as a lawyer since 1994 and enrolled as Advocate with the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa. Her practice includes advising on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and investment funds on a full range of corporate transactions. Smt. Karani is also a Director in Ineos Styrolution India Limited, Reliance Naval And Engineering Limited, Prime Urban Development India Limited, Reliance Infrastructure Limited, BSES Yamuna Power Limited and BSES Rajdhani Power Limited Smt. Karani is a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination and Remuneration Committee, Risk Management Committee, Stakeholders Relationship Committee, CSR Committee and ESOS Compensation Committee of the Company. She is Chairperson of CSR Committee in Reliance Infrastructure Limited and Audit Committee of BSES Yamuna Power Limited. She is also a member of Audit Committee of Reliance Infrastructure Limited, Reliance Naval and Engineering Limited, BSES Rajdhani Power Limited and Ineos Styrolution India Limited. She is member of Risk Management Committee, CSR Committee, Stakeholders Relationship Committee and Nomination and Remuneration Committee of Reliance Naval and Engineering Limited. She is also a member of Risk Management Committee, ESOP Compensation Committee of Reliance Infrastructure Limited and member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee of Ineos Styrolution India Limited.

Chhaya Virani

Smt. Chhaya Virani serves as Additional Independent Director of Reliance Communications Limited. Mrs. Virani holds bachelors’ degree in Arts and Legislative Laws and is lawyer by profession and partner in M/s. ALMT, Legal Advocates and Solicitors. Smt. Chhaya Virani is specialised in property matters and her major area of practice is related to conveyance and property transaction. Smt. Virani is also a Director in Reliance Capital Limited, Reliance Infratel Limited, Reliance General Insurance Company Limited and Reliance Capital Pension Fund Limited. Smt Virani is a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination and Remuneration Committee, Risk Management Committee, Stakeholders Relationship Committee, CSR Committee and ESOS Compensation Committee of the Company. She is also a member of Audit Committee of Reliance Capital Limited, Reliance Infratel Limited, Reliance General Insurance Company Limited and Reliance Capital Pension Fund Limited and member of Stakeholders Relationship Committee of Reliance Capital Limited. She is also a member of Risk Management Committee of Reliance Capital Limited and Reliance Capital Pension Fund Limited. She is also a member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee of Reliance Infratel Limited and Reliance Capital Pension Fund Limited. She is also a member of CSR Committee of Reliance Infratel Limited.

R. Bhardwaj

Shri. R. N. Bhardwaj serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Reliance Communications Ltd., effective August 29, 2013. He holds a master’s degree in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics and a diploma in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the Punjabi University, Patiala. He has over 39 years of experience in various sectors such as economics, finance, investment and portfolio management. He was the Managing Director and Chairman of Life Insurance Corporation of India. Shri R. N. Bhardwaj has also served as a member of the Securities Appellate Tribunal. Shri Bhardwaj is also a Director in Reliance Naval and Engineering Limited, Jaiprakash Associates Limited, Jaiprakash Power Ventures Limited, Sastasundar Ventures Limited, Milestone Capital Advisors Limited, Arihant Superstructure Limited and SBI Life Insurance Company Limited. Shri Bhardwaj is a Chairman of the Audit Committee and Nomination and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Stakeholders Relationship Committee, CSR Committee, Risk Management Committee and ESOS Compensation Committee of the Company. He is a Chairman of the CSR Committee and Stakeholders Relationship Committee of SBI Life Insurance Company Limited, Chairman of Shareholders/ Investors Grievance Committee of Sastasundar Ventures Limited and member of Audit Committee of Sastasundar Ventures Limited, Jaiprakash Powers Ventures Limited, Milestone Capital Advisors Limited and SBI Life Insurance Company Limited as well member of Risk Management Committee and Nomination and Remuneration Committee of SBI Life Insurance Company Limited. He is also a member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee and Stakeholders Relationship Committee of Arihant Superstructures Limited.

Arun Purwar

Shri. Arun Kumar Purwar serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Reliance Communications Ltd. He was the former Chairman of the State Bank of India (“SBI”) and also the former Managing Director of the State Bank of Patiala. He holds a master’s degree in Commerce and a diploma in Business Administration. Shri Purwar has served on the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, XLRI Jamshedpur and as a member of the Advisory Board for the Institute of Indian Economic Studies, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan. Shri Purwar is also a Director in Jindal Steel and Power Limited, Apollo Tyres Limited, IIFL Holdings Limited, IL&FS Renewable Energy Limited, ONGC Tripura Power Company Limited, Alkem Laboratories Limited, Saurya Urja Company of Rajasthan Limited and Balaji Telefilms Limited. He is the Chairman of Stakeholders Relationship Committee and Risk Management Committee and member of the Audit Committee, Nomination and Remuneration Committee CSR Committee and ESOS Compensation Committee of the Company. He is also a Chairman of Audit Committee in ONGC Tripura Company Limited and Surya Urja Company of Rajasthan Limited and member in Jindal Steel and Power Limited. He is Chairman of Nomination and Remuneration Committee in Alkem Laboratories Limited and member in Jindal Steel and Power Limited, IIFL Holdings Limited and Surya Urja Company of Rajasthan Limited. He is also a member of Risk Management Committee in IIFL Holdings Limited.

J. Ramachandran

Prof. J. Ramachandran serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Reliance Communications Ltd. He is a Professor of Corporate Strategy and Policy at the Indian Institute of Management, Bengaluru. He is a Chartered Accountant and Cost Accountant and is a fellow of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. His teaching cases have been recognised with the Best Case Awards from the European Foundation for Management Development, The Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia, The Central and East European Management Development Association, and The Association of Indian Management Schools; and the Tata Steel IIMB award. Professor Ramachandran is the first Bain Fellow in India. He is also a Director of Reliance Infratel Limited, Sasken Technologies Limited, Redington (India) Limited, All Cargo Logistics Limited and Polaris Consulting and Services Limited. Prof. Ramachandran is a member of Stakeholders Relationship Committee, Nomination and Remuneration Committee, Risk Management Committee, CSR Committee, ESOS Compensation Committee and Audit Committee of the Company. He is a Chairman of the Audit Committee and Stakeholders Relationship Committee of Redington (India) Limited and Chairman of Stakeholders Relationship Committee of Sasken Technologies Limited. He is also a member of Audit Committee of Reliance Infratel Limited and Sasken Technologies Limited. He is a member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee of Reliance Infratel Limited and Redington (India) Limited and Chairman in Polaris Consulting and Services Limited and Sasken Technologies Limited. He is also member of CSR Committee of Reliance Infratel Limited.

Deepak Shourie

Shri. Deepak Shourie serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Reliance Communications Ltd. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and has more than four decades of experience in general management with an emphasis on media, consumer goods and corporate affairs. He was an Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Discovery Communications of India and director in South Asia for BBC Worldwide Media Private Limited. Shri Shourie is a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination and Remuneration Committee, Risk Management Committee, Stakeholders Relationship Committee and CSR Committee and the Chairman of ESOS Compensation Committee of the Company.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Anil Ambani

440,000

William Barney

--

Manikantan V.

8,272,000

Prakash Shenoy

7,286,000

Punit Garg

10,603,000

Manjari Kacker

840,000

Suresh Rangachar

--

Ryna Karani

80,000

Chhaya Virani

200,000

R. Bhardwaj

840,000

Arun Purwar

800,000

J. Ramachandran

680,000

Deepak Shourie

200,000
As Of  31 Mar 2018