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Chairman and Managing Director
Non-Executive, Non Independent Director
Nita M. Ambani (DIN 03115198) is a Commerce Graduate from Mumbai University and a Diploma Holder in Early Childhood Education.
Mr. Hital R. Meswani (DIN 00001623) is a Management & Technology graduate from the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) in the USA. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, UPenn, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from the Wharton Business School. He joined Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) in 1990 and is the son of Mr. Rasiklal Meswani, one of the Founder Directors of the company.
He is on the Board of the company as Whole-time Director, designated as the Executive Director, RIL, since August 4, 1995. His overall responsibility spans the Petroleum Refining and Marketing Business, Petrochemicals Manufacturing and several corporate functions of the company including Human Resources Management, Information Technology, Research & Technology and Capital Projects Execution. He has been involved with almost all mega initiatives of the group through its growth journey. He was instrumental in execution of the world class petrochemicals complex at Hazira and the mammoth Reliance Jamnagar Refinery complex, the largest in the world at any single location. He had also led a company-wide business transformation initiative, which has resulted in the development of the constitution of RIL – the Reliance Management System.
He has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship by IChemE (Institution of Chemical Engineers – the International Professional body for Chemical, Biochemical and Process Engineers) in recognition of his contribution to the process industries. He is a member of the Engineering Board of Overseers of University of Pennsylvania (UPENN) and is a recipient of the prestigious ‘The 2011 D. Robert Yarnall Award’ from The Engineering Alumni Society of the UPENN. He was conferred the Honorary CEPM-PMA Fellowship Award for Project Management Excellence. He is also a Member of Board of Management - Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai.
He is a member of the Finance Committee, Stakeholders’ Relationship Committee, Risk Management Committee, Human Resources, Nomination and Remuneration Committee and Chairman of the Health, Safety and Environment Committee of the Company.
He is a Director of Reliance Industrial Investments and Holdings Ltd, Reliance Commercial Dealers Ltd and The Indian Film Combine Private Ltd.
Past Chairman of State Bank of India from 2013 to 2017.
Forty years career as a banker with State Bank of India, the largest bank in India.
Held several positions during her career with the bank including working in foreign exchange, treasury, retail operations, human resources and investment banking. This included positions like the chief executive of the bank's merchant banking arm- State Bank of India Capital Markets; Chief General Manager in charge of new projects. She has also served at the bank's New York office.
Involved with the launch of several new businesses such as SBI General Insurance, SBI Custodial Services, SBI Pension Funds Pvt. Ltd. and the SBI Macquarie Infrastructure Fund.
In 2016, she was named the 25th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes. Ranked among the FT Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine. Named the 4th most powerful women in Asia Pacific by Fortune in 2017.
India Today magazine ranked her at 19th in India's 50 Most powerful people of 2017 list. In 2018, she was named Business Leader of the Year at The Asian Awards.
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