UltraTech Cement is led by a dynamic team of individuals who have played a defining role in the growth of the organization over the years. Their vast experience has given them unique insights into the needs of our various stakeholders. These insights fuel our strategic directions and have enabled UltraTech Cement to become the leading manufacturer of cement in India and one of the leading cement producers globally.
Board Of Directors
Mr. Kumar Mangalam Birla
UltraTech Cement Limited.
Mr. Kumar Mangalam Birla is the Chairman of the US $44.3 billion multinational Aditya Birla Group, which operates in 35 countries across six continents. Over 50 per cent of its revenues flow from its operations outside India.
Mrs. Rajashree Birla is a Director on the Board of all major Aditya Birla Group companies. She also serves as the Chairperson of The Aditya Birla Centre for Community Initiatives and Rural Development at Aditya Birla Management Corporation Ltd.
Ms Alka Bharucha
Ms. Alka Bharucha began her career with Mulla&Mulla&Craigie Blunt & Caroe, and joined Amarchand & Mangaldas as partner in 1992. In 2008, she co-founded Bharucha & Partners which, since inception, has been ranked by RSG Consulting, London among the top fifteen firms in India.
For years, Alka has been ranked by Chambers Global, Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal amongst India’s leading lawyers. Alka chairs the transactions practice at Bharucha & Partners. Her core areas of expertise are mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity, banking and finance.
Alka has particular experience acting for financial services clients as well as those in the power and logistics sector. She is also actively engaged in representing trans-national corporations for investments in retail, defence and manufacturing space.
Mr. Arun Adhikari
Arun Adhikari is an alumni of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. He has also undergone an Advanced Management Program at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA. He joined Hindustan Lever Limited as a Management Trainee in 1977 and worked with the Unilever Group in India, UK, Japan and Singapore. His areas of responsibility include strategy, corporate development, sales, consumer research and marketing, culminating in general management and leadership roles. He retired from Unilever in January 2014.
Mrs. Sukanya Kripalu
Mrs. Sukanya Kripalu is a graduate from St. Xavier's College and an alumni of the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. She specializes in the field of marketing, strategy, advertising and market research, among others. Her experience includes working with leading corporates like Nestle India Limited, Cadbury India Limited and Kellogg's India. She was also the CEO of Quadra Advisory and is presently the Director at Sukanya Consulting.
Mr. Maheshwari has been a long serving member of the Aditya Birla Group, and brings in multi business, multi-geography and multi-cultural exposure, and has held a variety of roles across the Group. A Chartered Accountant by qualification, with around 38 years of experience, of which over 3 decades have been with the Aditya Birla Group, Mr. Maheshwari has built extensive profit and cost centre experience in more than one Business. He scripted the growth of the Group’s VSF Business towards a more competitive and sustainable model, guiding greenfield and brownfield expansions in India and overseas. He has brought in strong execution rigor to his work, and has considerably strengthened both innovation and new products development.
Mr. K. C. Jhanwar
Dy. Managing Director & Chief Manufacturing Officer
Mr. Vivek Agrawal
Group Executive President, Chief Marketing Officer