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Mr. Prithviraj Singh Oberoi, son of the Late Mr. Rai Bahadur Mohan Singh Oberoi – the founder of The Oberoi Group, is the Executive Chairman of EIH Limited. He graduated with a degree in hospitality from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, and has over 60 years experience in the hospitality industry. He took the reins at EIH Limited after his father’s passing and has since been instrumental in stewarding the Group’s growth.
Mr. P. R. S. Oberoi has also been instrumental in pioneering the development of new Oberoi Hotels & Resorts around the world. He has helped further the legacy of his father, while also helping the Group evolve into the finest in luxury hotels in the world. He leads with the vision and dynamism that is a hallmark of the Group. Recognising the importance of quality in luxury hospitality, he established 'The Oberoi Centre of Learning and Development’ in New Delhi in 1966. Today, the institution is considered among the best in Asia. He is committed to the conservation of the environment and is a member of the World Wide Fund for Nature.
Mr. P. R. S. Oberoi has a long list of prestigious awards to his credit. To name a few:
Mr. Shib Sankar Mukherji joined EIH Limited as Executive Vice Chairman in March 1972. He has nearly 40 years of experience in the hospitality industry. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and has completed an Advanced Management Programme from Harvard University.
Mr. Vikramjit Singh Oberoi is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of EIH Limited. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Science from Pepperdine University, California, USA and has over 25 years experience in the hospitality industry. He joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 15th December, 1993. He became a Whole-time-Time Director and was designated Deputy Managing Director in July 2004. In July 2007, he was re-designated as Joint Managing Director of the Company. On November 29th, 2010, he was re-designated Chief Operating Officer and Joint Managing Director of EIH Limited. He took up the role of Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer on April 1st, 2015.
Mr. Arjun Singh Oberoi is the Managing Director – Development of EIH Limited. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Science (Economics) from the University of Buckingham, UK. He has more than 22 years experience in the hospitality industry. He became a Whole-time Director and was designated Deputy Managing Director of EIH Limited in July 2004. In July 2007, he was re-designated as a Joint Managing Director. On November 29th, 2010, he was re-designated as the Chief Planning Officer and Joint Managing Director. He took up the role of Managing Director – Development of EIH Limited on April 1st, 2015.
Mr. Anil Kumar Nehru is an Independent Director of EIH Limited. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Science and an MSc in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. He completed Executive Business Management courses at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, Harvard, and Columbia Universities, USA. He has over 25 years experience in the chemical industry. Previously, he served as a Whole-time Director for Pfizer Limited.
Mr. Lakshminarayan Ganesh is an Independent Director of EIH Limited. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Commerce from Madras University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Pennsylvania State University, USA. He also serves as Chairman of the Rane Group. Mr. Ganesh has over 32 years experience in the automotive industry and previously served as the President of the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India, and as the President of the Madras Management Association. He has also been the Chairman of the Confederation of Indian Industry, Southern Region, and is currently the Honorary Consul for New Zealand in South India.
Mrs. Nita Mukesh Ambani is a Non-Executive Director of EIH Limited. A commerce graduate from Bombay University and a diploma holder in Early Childhood Education and Interior Design, she has inspired and led the implementation of many path-breaking initiatives spanning education, environmental protection and sports. Mrs. Ambani is Chairperson of the Reliance Foundation, Dhirubhai Ambani International School and IMG Reliance. She is also the President of H. N Hospital & Research Centre and has directed the establishment of Dhirubhai Ambani Multi-Speciality Hospital in Mumbai. As a chairperson of Dhirubhai Ambani International School, she provides leadership to 12 schools with about 15,000 students. Mrs. Ambani received the Scroll of Honour Award from FICCI Ladies Organisation for her contribution to education, environmental protection and healthcare, in 2008. In 2011, Business Today Magazine named her the Most Powerful Woman in Indian Business. Under her leadership, the Reliance Foundation is building a world-class multi-disciplinary university. A Bharatanatyam exponent, Mrs. Ambani's other areas of interest and work include architecture, interior design and corporate identity programmes.
Mr. Manoj Harjivandas Modi is a Non-Executive Director of EIH Limited. A chemical engineer from the Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, Mr. Modi has been a professional consultant for over 30 years. He is a Director on the Board of Reliance Retail Limited and Infotel Broadband Services Limited.
Mr. Rajeev Gupta is an Independent Director on the Board of EIH Limited. Mr. Gupta holds a B. Tech degree from IIT, Varanasi and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He has over 28 years of industry experience in manufacturing, investment banking and private equity. He worked as a Category Manager for industrial abrasives in St. Gobain's Abrasives, USA?. He was also CEO of Cosmo Ferrites Limited. He was the Head of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) and Investment Banking and a Board Member of DSP Merrill Lynch. He worked as India Head for the Carlyle Group, as one of its 60 global partners. Mr. Gupta set up an M&A boutique called ‘Arpwood Capital’ in 2011, which advises corporations and private equity funds.
Mr. Sudipto Sarkar is an Independent Director on the Board of EIH Limited. He is a graduate in Mathematics from Presidency College, Kolkata, and has a Tripos in Law from Jesus College, Cambridge. Mr. Sarkar also completed his post-graduation in Law at Jesus College, Cambridge, and was called to the Bar by Gray's Inn, London. A noted lawyer and author of several authoritative legal textbooks, Mr. Sarkar is a practicing senior advocate who specialises in the areas of corporate law and intellectual property rights.
Dr. Chhavi Rajawat is an Independent Director on the Board of EIH Limited. She is the Sarpanch/elected head of the Village Council of Soda, in the District of Tonk, Rajasthan, India. She was first elected Sarpanch in February 2010 and re-elected for a second term in February 2015. Dr. Rajawat is an alumna of Rishi Valley School (Andhra Pradesh) and Mayo College Girls' School (Ajmer). She graduated from Lady Shri Ram College, University of Delhi, New Delhi and followed it up with an MBA from Balaji Institute of Modern Management, Pune. She worked in the corporate sector for about seven years, during which time she worked in the media (Times of India), hospitality (Carlson Group of Hotels) and the telecom (Airtel) industries. Dr. Rajawat is an Aspen fellow and has received many awards, including the Young Indian Leader Award from CNN/IBN in 2010. She was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2012 for her work in her village, Soda. In 2014, she was also honoured with the Assocham Ladies League's Grassroots Women of the Decade Achievers Award, Bharat Ratna Rajiv Gandhi Yuva Shakti National Award and the All India Woman Achiever's Award. In 2013, she received the India TV Yuva Award. She has also been honoured by former President Shri. APJ Abdul Kalam.
Mr. Sanjay Gopal Bhatnagar is a Non-Executive Independent Director on the Board of EIH Limited. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from IIT, Delhi, a Master’s degree in Engineering from Stanford University, USA, an MBA (Hons) from Harvard University, USA, and Data Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.
Presently, Mr. Bhatnagar is the President, CEO and Board Member of Water Health International (WHI). As the founder of THOT Capital, he invests in energy and infrastructure assets globally. Until 2000, Mr. Bhatnagar served as the Chairman and CEO of Enron South Asia, where his responsibilities included developing and project financing of large-scale infrastructure, power plants, pipelines, LNG ships and re-gasification terminals. As the CEO of Enron Broadband Services for Asia and the Middle East, Mr. Bhatnagar developed Internet Data Centers and optical fiber networks in India and South East Asia.
Mr. Bhatnagar is a member of several acclaimed organisations and institutions, such as the US Department of Commerce (Washington DC), US India Innovation Forum (Washington DC) and Metropolis Health Care Ltd, among others.