Director, MEPSC

Non-Executive Chairman and Nominee Director, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

Mr. P Dwarakanath is B.Sc., B.L. and P.G.D. (P.M., I.R. & L.W.) He is retired as Director – Human Resource w.e.f. July 31, 2006. Since his retirement, he has been associated as Non-Executive Director till June 30, 2018 and now Nominee Director of the Company.

Mr. P. Dwarakanath served as the Advisor – Group Human Capital of Max India Ltd, a multi-business corporate with consolidated revenue of more than two billion USD and having business interests primarily in the insurance and healthcare space.

Prior to this current, he was the Director – Human Resources and Administration, India/ South Asia of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) for close to three decades. During his tenure, GSK was adjudged as one of the top five Best Employers in India for people related practices for several years. He was also a member of GSK’s International HR team. He is on the board of several Companies / Institutions including GSK Consumer Healthcare Ltd. He brings a rich and varied experience of over four decades.

Mr. Dwarakanath has held several management positions in various professional bodies. To name a few, he was the President of the National Human Resources Development Network (NHRDN), President of Delhi Management Association (DMA), Regional President – Northern Region of All India Management Association (AIMA) and currently Treasurer of AIMA.

He has over 45 years of experience in the Engineering, Chemical, Pharma and Consumer Goods industry in the core functional areas of Legal, Employee Relations, Management Development, Leadership Development & HR Management.

He has won several prestigious awards for his valuable contribution in the field of Human Resources including the “Pathfinders Award” by the National Human Resource Development Network; “HR Professional of the year” by Mid-Day in association with DAKS, London and the “Career Achievement Award” by GSK International, “Life Time Achievement Award” by Asia’s Best Employer Brand Award and “Chairman’s Award” by Max India Group.