Sharad Kumar Appointed as Independent Director at Eveready Industries India
The Board of Directors of Eveready Industries India Limited has approved the appointment of Sharad Kumar as an Independent Director with effect from January 8, 2024, for a period of three years. Subject to the approval of the shareholders of the company.
Kumar, 68, is a former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer and has served as DGP, including postings as DGP Crime, Director Vigilance Bureau, and DGP Prisons. He also served in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) as a DIG, as the Director General of the National Investigation Agency, and as the Vigilance Commissioner in the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC). He officiated as the Chief Vigilance Commissioner for a period of one year, supervising the functioning of all public sector banks and public sector undertakings. He was honoured with the President’s Police Medal for Meritorious Services and the President’s Medal for Distinguished Services. He is presently an advisor to Ace Developers Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad, and was also a senior advisor to the DLF Group from 2020–2022, on various strategic matters. He is a graduate of science (B.Sc.) and an LLB from Delhi University.