Board of Directors
Mr. Ranjit Shahani
Chairman and Independent Director
Mr. Ranjit Shahani is a global business leader with over forty years of experience in industries such as healthcare, pharmaceuticals, health technology, and special chemicals. He served as Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Novartis, India.
Mr. Ranjit holds a Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and a Masters in Business Administration from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies.Read more
Mr. Sumit Bose
Mr. Sumit Bose was a member of the Indian Administrative Services. He served the Government of India in several capacities such as Union Finance Secretary (as Secretary, Department of Revenue), Secretary (Expenditure), Secretary (Disinvestment) as well as Secretary in the Thirteenth Finance Commission.
Mr. Bose holds a Master of Science (Social Policy and Planning) from the London School of Economics, a Master of Arts (History) from St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi, and an Indian school certificate from the doon school, Dehradun.Read more
Ms. Padmini Khare Kaicker
Ms. Padmini Khare Kaicker is the Managing Partner of B.K. Khare & Co. Chartered Accountants, one of the leading & reputed accounting firms in India.
Ms. Kaicker has over 25 years of wide and varied experience serving large and mid-sized clients in variety of businesses such as Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Banking and Financial Services, Insurance, IT, Hospitality, Real Estate, and Retail Sectors. She holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics. Apart from being a Chartered Accountant from ICAI, she is also a Certified Public Accountant (USA) and a Diploma in Business Finance from the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India.Read more
Mr. Nikhil Chopra
CEO & Whole Time Director
Mr. Nikhil Chopra is a business leader with over twenty years of experience with a consistent record of sustainable growth and shareholder value creation.
For over two decades, he has spearheaded breakthrough ideas focused on creating greater access to high quality treatment and medicines, and gained a significant competitive advantage over peers, especially in therapies such as Respiratory, Urology, HIV, and Paediatric Care. He previously worked as CEO-India Business for Cipla Ltd. He holds an M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry from Gujarat University.Read more
Mr. Gaurav Trehan
Mr. Gaurav Trehan is Partner and Head of the Private Equity business for KKR India. Prior to joining KKR, he spent more than 15 years with TPG Capital Asia and was a partner in its India office.
Mr. Trehan acquired a BS in mathematics/applied science and economics from UCLA.Read more
Mr. Prashant Kumar
Mr. Prashant Kumar is a Managing Director at KKR private equity team. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Kumar was a Director and Member of the Investment Committee at Chrys Capital, a leading India focused private equity fund.
Prior to ChrysCapital, he has worked at Warburg Pincus where he led investments in various sectors, Karsch Capital Management, a New York-based hedge fund and SUN Capital, an emerging markets focused private equity firm. Mr. Kumar holds a B. Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, a post-graduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata, and a Masters in Business Administration from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.Read more
Mr. Akshay Tanna
Additional Non- Executive Director
Mr. Akshay Tanna joined KKR Mumbai office in 2023 as Partner & Head of India Private Equity. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Akshay spent more than 13 years with TPG and was most recently a Partner in its India office. He led TPG’s Growth and Rise investment activities in consumer, technology and financial services in India.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Akshay worked as an Associate in Investment Banking in the Financial Institutions Group with Deutsche Bank, New York. Mr. Akshay started his career as an Associate in Investment Banking at Merrill Lynch, New York & London. Mr. Tanna earned a BS in Economics, Magna Cum Laude from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.Read more