Mr. Dilip G. Piramal, Chairman of the Company, is an experienced industrialist, who has pioneered luggage industry in India and having an experience of more than 50+ years in the luggage industry.
Executive Vice Chairperson
Radhika Piramal is the Executive Vice Chairperson of VIP Industries Ltd., India's #1 Luggage Company. Ms. Piramal has been Executive Vice Chair since April 2017. Prior to this role, Ms. Piramal was the Managing Director of VIP Industries from 2010 - 2017 and she worked in various sales and marketing roles in VIP from 2000 - 2004. Outside of VIP, she worked as a management consultant with Bain & Company in New York from 2006 - 2008. Ms. Piramal is integral to revitalizing VIP Industries through several brand launches. She re-launched Skybags as a youth brand in 2011 and Skybags is now India's largest luggage and backpack brand. She expanded the company's product range from luggage to handbags by launching Caprese handbags in 2012 and Caprese is now one of India's top 2 handbag brands. Radhika was recognized in Economic Times India's 40 under 40 Business Leaders in 2015. She won the 'ET Panache Trendsetter Award, 2016' and also received CNBC-TV18's Award for Young Business Woman in the same year. She received the coveted Business Today's India's Most Powerful Women award for three consecutive years in 2015, 2016 and 2017. She featured on the Forbes India's list of 'W-Power Trailblazers in 2017 and also in Verve's (EM)Power List 2018. She has a BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Brasenose College, University of Oxford (2000) and an MBA from the Harvard Business School (2006). She serves as an independent director on the board of Chalet Hotels Ltd., a leading hotels company in India. She is a Fellow of the seventh class of the Kamalnayan Bajaj Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. Radhika Piramal is India's only openly lesbian business leader and is a prominent speaker on issues of LGBTQ inclusion. She is married and she and her wife divide their time between Mumbai and London.
Mr. Anindya Dutta is appointed as the MD of the company w.e.f. February 1, 2021. Anindya brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in the FMCG industry across business verticals and categories. Prior to joining VIP Industries, he was the Managing Director of Havmor Ice Creams Pvt Ltd (a Lotte Group company). Being the first MD after its acquisition by the Korean conglomerate, he was not only instrumental in scaling up the business to a national brand but also brought about an organizational transformation towards a professional and streamlined business operations poised for fast paced profitable growth. Prior to Havmor, he was with Britannia Industries for almost 18 years, in roles of increasing impact in Sales & Distribution, Category & Brand lifecycle management, Channel development, Supply chain operations and leading P&Ls like Britannia's Dairy, Breads and International Business SBUs.
Chief Financial Officer
A qualified chartered accountant (CA) with over 23 years of post-qualification experience. She brings in more than two decades of experience in the Corporate Finance function across several organisations. Prior to joining us she was working as CFO with Greaves Cotton Limited, listed Company in Engineering space. Neetu started her career with Kewal Kiran & Company and thereafter moved to Jyothy Laboratories Limited. She had a long stint spanning over 17 years with Jyothy where she played a pivotal role and saw the Company growing from INR 20 crore to 1800 crore. During her career she has handled ERP implementation, Private Equity, IPO, QIP, Fund raising through multiple instruments, Merger & Acquisition along with core of financial control, budgeting and business partnering. She is also handling Investors relations for last 13 years. Neetu was awarded CA Young Corporate Leader Award in 2008 by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for her leadership to spearhead IPO at the age of 32. She is also guest speaker/panellist in some of the professional forums to talk about new age finance function, role of a CFO in current environment, Women empowerment and so on.