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Mr. Ashok P HindujaChairman

Known affectionately as 'AP' among his business associates and friends, Ashok P Hinduja is the youngest son of late Parmanand Deepchand Hinduja, Founder of the Hinduja Group and the Hinduja Foundation. AP joined the family's expanding business at a young age, looking after the affairs in India. As Chairman, Hinduja Group Limited (HGL) – India, AP has been driving the Group's growth and diversification since it re-entered India in the mid eighties. A graduate in Commerce from the University of Mumbai, AP has been conferred honorary Doctorates in Law and Economics by the University of Westminster, UK, and Richmond College, UK, respectively and an Honorary Doctorate by European University, Geneva, Switzerland.

Mr. Shom HindujaNon-executive Director

Shom Hinduja is currently, President - Alternative Energy and Sustainability Initiatives at the Hinduja Group. He is architecting the Group's foray into the Alternative Energy sector. Prior to joining the Group, he gained requisite expertise in Financial Due Diligence Practice at KPMG, New York, being part of its M&A team. Shom holds a B.A. in Sustainable Development and M.S. in Sustainability Management from Columbia University, NY. Apart from being Green at heart, he is a certified deep sea diver.

Mr. Jeet ChuganiNon-executive Director

Mr. Jeet Chugani has qualifications of a Cost & Management Accountant and as Company Secretary. He has over 40 years experience in the corporate field and has held top management positions in various Companies across different sectors. He has been with the Hinduja Group for the last 18 years as a Director on Boards of various Companies and is also the Managing Director of Hinduja Group Ltd., the apex holding company of Hinduja Group in India.

Mr. Prakash ShahIndependent Director

Mr. Prakash Shah, is a graduate in B.A (Hons) from St.Xavier's College, Mumbai; M.Com., L.L.B., and IFS (Retd). He has been a career diplomat belonging to Indian Foreign Service and held several important positions including India's Ambassador to Japan, Malaysia, Venezuela; India's Permanent Representative and Ambassador to the United Nations, both in New York and Geneva . He has been UN Special Envoy for Iraq. He had led a number of official Indian delegations to various international summits and conferences during his career. He has been a visiting faculty to various International Institutes. He holds several Board positions and Advisory positions internationally.

Ms. Kanchan ChitaleIndependent Director

Ms. Kanchan Chitale is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). She has been in professional practice as a chartered accountant since 1984 under the name of "Kanchan Chitale & Associates". She has an experience of more than 30 years in internal and management audits of corporate enterprises and specialized/concurrent audits and other assignments of commercial banks and financial institutions. She specializes in internal audit of large Construction Companies. She has also completed residential course on Management at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmadabad (IIM-A) and a course of Lead Assessor of Quality System for ISO 9000. She has been a member of IIM-A Alumni Association, member and Ex-VP of Association of Women Industrialists of Maharashtra (WIMA) from the year 1992 to 1993 and has also been a member of ICAI, Bombay Chartered Accountants Society.