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Board of Directors

Mr Girija Prasad PANDE

Independent Director

Mr Pande was appointed Independent Director on 15th January 2013.

Mr Pande is Chairman of Apex Avalon Consulting Pte Ltd. He has over three decades of experiences in senior positions with ANZ Banking Group across three countries in Asia and then in Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Ltd where he spent over 11 years. In his last role as Chairman of TCS, he grew its APAC business from scratch to over 11,000 associates in 14 countries. He was conferred the best CEO award from Singapore HR Institute. He was also Vice Chairman of TCS’s joint-venture with the Chinese Government and instrumental in building the business to over 2,500 associates in six cities in China. He served as Economic Advisor to the Mayor of Guangzhou and was a Member of the Singapore Government’s Manpower Council set up by the Infocomm Development Authority.

Mr Pande is an Independent Director of Micro-Mechanics (Holdings) Ltd. and several private companies. He is also a Director of the National Council of Social Services and the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce, as well as a Trustee of the Singapore Indian Development Association and a Member of the Management Board of the Institute of South Asia Studies – NUS.

Mr Pande holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science at the Pilani Campus (BITS Pilani) and a Master of Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.