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Mr. Vikram Singh Mehta

Lead Independent Director

Mr. Vikram Singh Mehta completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics (Hons.) from St. Stephens College, Delhi University. He has a Master’s Degree in Politics and Economics (Hons.) from Magdalen College, Oxford University, UK and a Master’s Degree in Energy Economics from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University in USA. Mr. Vikram Singh Mehta was until November, 2012 Chairman of the Shell Group of Companies in India. Mr. Vikram Singh Mehta’s career began as a Member of the Indian Administrative Service of the Government of India in 1978.


Mr. Vikram Singh Mehta, Independent Director and Chairman of Governance, Nomination and Remuneration Committee has been appointed as the Lead Independent Director with effect from 1st April, 2021.


As a Lead Independent Director, Mr. Mehta has been entrusted, inter alia, with the following roles and responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership to the independent directors and liaise between the chairperson of the Board and independent directors without inhibiting direct communication between them
  • Ensure Board effectiveness to maintain high-quality governance of the Company and the effective functioning of the Board.
  • Convene the exclusive Meeting(s) of Independent Directors, set agenda, preside over the meetings of the independent directors and providing feedback to the chairperson/board of directors after such meetings;
  • Preside over meetings of the Board at which the Chairperson is not present;
  • Identify the most critical issues for the Board to deal with and assist the Board in achieving consensus on important issues;
  • Communicate to the Chairman and management, as appropriate, any decisions reached, suggestions, views or concerns expressed by Independent Directors at their Meetings or outside of the Board meetings;
  • Play the role of a facilitator outside the Boardroom, especially, on contentious issues;
  • Provide candid feedback to MD or CEO, CFO post Meeting of Independent Directors;
  • Take the lead role, along with Chairman in assessing the performance evaluation of the Board and that of individual director.”

Meet our Leaders

Anand Mahindra

Chairman, Mahindra Group

Dr. Anish Shah

Managing Director & CEO, Mahindra Group

Rajesh Jejurikar

Executive Director - Auto & Farm Sectors

C.P. Gurnani

MD & CEO, Tech Mahindra

Abanti Sankaranarayanan

Chief Group Public Affairs Officer

Amit Kumar Sinha

President, Group Strategy

Arvind Subramanian

Managing Director & CEO, Mahindra Lifespaces

Asha Kharga

Chief Customer & Brand Officer

Ashok Sharma

President – Agri Sector, MD & CEO – Mahindra Agri Solutions Ltd.

Hemant Sikka

President – Farm Equipment Sector

Kavinder Singh

MD & CEO, Mahindra Holidays, President (Leisure and Hospitality Sector) and Vice Chairman, Holiday Club Resorts Oy (Findland)

Manoj Bhat

Group CFO

Manoj Chugh

President, Group Public Affairs

Mohit Kapoor

Executive Vice President & Group Chief Technology Officer

Naveen Raju

General Counsel & EVP, Group Legal

Parag Shah

EVP & Head, Mahindra Accelo

Puneet Renjhen

EVP - Partnerships & Alliances

R. Velusamy

President - Automotive Technology and Product Development

Ramesh Iyer

VC & MD, Mahindra Finance

Rampraveen Swaminathan

Managing Director & CEO, Mahindra Logistics Ltd

Ruzbeh Irani

President - Group HR

Veejay Ram Nakra

President - Automotive Division

Vinod Sahay

President and Chief Purchase Officer

Vivek Agarwal

President – BFSI, HLS and Corporate Development, Tech Mahindra