Nitin Paranjpe Appointed as Independent Director of Infosys
Nitin Paranjpe has been appointed as an Additional and Independent Director for Infosys Limited, with effect from January 1, 2024, for the period of 5 years, pending shareholders approval.
Nitin Paranjpe is currently the Non-Executive Chairman of Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL), and also the Chief People and Chief Transformation Officer at Unilever PLC. Paranjpe has been a member of the Unilever Executive Leadership since October 2013. Prior to this, he was Unilever’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) responsible for delivering its global results. He joined HUL (then Hindustan Lever Limited), in 1987, where he held various roles in marketing and sales, before being appointed as the Chief Executive Officer, India, and Executive Vice President for Unilever, South Asia, in April 2008. He has been the recipient of many awards in recognition of his contribution to business and industry. He won the GG2 Hammer Award in 2019. In 2020, he was awarded by the Women of the Future Network in recognition of his leadership, guidance, and empathy. He is a member of the Supervisory Board of Heineken NV, Chinmaya Mission Advisory Council and the WeSchool Innovation Advisory Board. He is an MBA in Marketing from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management in Mumbai and also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.