Manisha Girotra Appointed Independent Director of Sona BLW
The Board of Directors of Sona BLW Precision Forgings Limited has approved the appointment of Manisha Girotra as an Additional and Independent Director of the Company with effect from January 1, 2024, for a period of 5 years, subject to the approval of the shareholders of the Company.
Manisha Girotra has more than 30 years of experience. She is the MD and CEO of Moelis & Company in India. Prior to joining Moelis, she was the Chairperson and Country Head of UBS in India. She has served UBS for a long time in several positions based in London, Hong Kong, Mumbai, and Delhi. At Moelis, she oversees the investment banking, commercial banking, markets, equity research, and wealth management divisions. Previously, she was the Head of North India at Barclays Bank. She began her investment banking career at ANZ Grindlays in London. She is on the Global Board of Naspers and Prosus. She is also serving as the Independent Director on the Boards of Ashok Leyland and Mindspace Business Parks REIT and is a Trustee of the Neurology Foundation & Trust. She represents the banking industry’s point of view on several panels of SEBI, CII, FICCI, and other industry associations. She was nominated for the ‘Top 50 Women in Business’ by Forbes & Business Today and named one of the ‘Top 50 Women to Watch’ by The Wall Street Journal. She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from St. Stephen’s College and received a gold medal for her master’s degree from the Delhi School of Economics.