Piramal Enterprise appoints Mr. Kunal Bahl and Mr. Suhail Nathani as independent directors

Piramal Enterprises Limited on Thursday announced that it has appointed Kunal Bahl, CEO of Snapdeal and Suhail Nathani, Managing Partner of Economic Law Practice as Independent Directors.

Piramal Enterprises Limited on Thursday announced that it has appointed Kunal Bahl, CEO of Snapdeal and Suhail Nathani, Managing Partner of Economic Law Practice as Independent Directors.

The Mumbai based company stated in its BSE regulatory filing. “Kunal Bahl, is the CEO & Co-Founder of Snapdeal.com, India’s leading, value-focused e-commerce marketplace. Kunal has been the recipient of various awards including: Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year (start-up) (2014); Fortune Global 40 under 40 (2014); The Economic Times Entrepreneur of the Year (2015); The Joseph Wharton Award for Young Leadership (2018); The Economic Times Comeback Award (2019). Kunal is also an active angel investor having invested in 120+ technology companies in India, US and South East Asia, across consumer internet, fintech, direct to consumer brands, AI and deep-tech. Some of his notable investments include Ola Cabs, Urban Company, Razorpay, Shadowfax, Mamaearth, among others. He is a member of the Nasscom Executive Committee since 2019 and the current Chairman of the CII National E-commerce Committee.”

The conglomerate further stated, “Suhail Nathani, Managing Partner, Economic Law Practice (ELP), well reputed for his expertise across M&A, regulatory, trade and competition laws. He has successfully represented India in WTO disputes before the Panel and Appellate Body in Geneva and was also part of the Competition Commission of India’s Working Group on Competition Policy, Advocacy and Advisory Functions. Suhail is an Honorary Adjunct Professor at Jindal Global Law School in India; serves on the Apex Advisory Board at Adani
Institute of Infrastructure Law, and on Boards of Somaiya Vidyavihar and Salaam Bombay Foundation. Suhail earned his Master’s Degree at Cambridge University, England and an LL.M. from Duke University, USA.”

The additional independent directors has been appointed w.e.f. October 14, 2020.