Harsh MariwalaIndependent, Non-Executive Director
Harsh Mariwala leads Marico Limited as its Chairman. He is also Chairman & Managing Director of Kaya Limited. Over the past three decades, Mariwala has transformed a traditional commodities driven business into a leading consumer products and services company in the Beauty and Wellness space. Mariwala's entrepreneurial drive and passion for innovation, enthused him to establish the Marico Innovation Foundation in 2003.The Foundation acts as a catalyst to fuel innovation in India. Harsh Mariwala started ASCENT in 2012, a not-for-profit expression of his passion to create a unique trust based peer-to- peer platform for high potential growth-stage entrepreneurs that leverages the ‘power of the collective’ and enables them to share and exchange experiences, ideas, insights and to create a healthy ecosystem to learn from each other and grow their enterprise. Mariwala was the President of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in 2011.