Appointment: Appointed to the Board in July 2015
Committee membership: Audit, Corporate Responsibility, Nomination and Remuneration.
Key skills and competencies: Ireena brings strong advisory, business and operational experience across a variety of retail businesses, with a particular focus on India.
Career: Ireena was formerly a non-executive director of Tata Industries, Zomato Media Private Limited, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare and Axis Bank Limited, Head of Marketing and Sales at Hutchinson Max Telecom and partner at McKinsey and Company.
Current external appointments: Non-executive director of Godrej Consumer Products Limited, WIPRO Limited, The Indian Hotels Company Limited, Tata Global Beverages Limited, Titan Company Limited and Cipla Limited.
Please refer to page 66 of the 2017 Annual Report in respect of Mrs Vittal's portfolio review and rationalisation.