Anil Agarwal’s daughter Priya joins Vedanta Ltd as Director

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 20 May 2017 07:40:54


May 19,


MINING baron Anil Agarwal’s daughter Priya Agarwal has joined Vedanta Ltd’s board as an Additional and Non-Executive Director.  “The board of directors approved the appointment of Aman Mehta as an Additional Director and Non-Executive Independent Director and Priya Agarwal as Additional and Non-Executive Director on May 17, 2017,” Vedanta Ltd said in a statement on Friday.

NRI billionaire Anil Agarwal is the Chairman Emiritus of Vedanta Ltd and Chairman of Vedanta Resources. Priya completed B Sc Psychology with Business Management from the University of Warwick in the UK.

The company said, “She has experience in public relations with Ogilvy and Mather and in human resources with Korn Ferry International, Vedanta Resources and HDFC Bank and in strategic planning with Rediffusion Y&R.”

Mehta, who has also been appointed on the board, is an economics graduate from Delhi University. “He has over 39 years’ experience in various positions with the HSBC Group from where he retired in January 2004 as CEO Asia Pacific,” the company said.