Vindi Banga

Major Career Roles

  • Chair, UK Government Investments
  • Senior Independent Non-Executive Director, Haleon plc
  • President and ExCo member, Unilever plc
  • Partner, Clayton, Dubillier & Rice LLC
  • Senior Independent Director, GSK plc
  • Senior Independent Director, Marks & Spencer plc
  • Chair, Marie Curie

Other Career Highlights

  • Chair, Exco Diversey
  • Chair, Mauser Holding GmbH
  • Chair, Kalle GmbH
  • Non-Executive Director, Thomson Reuters Ltd
  • Director, B&M Retail plc
  • Director, HRB Brands LLC
  • Independent Director, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd
  • Member, Prime Minister’s Council on Trade & Industry
  • Non-Executive Director, Confederation of British Industry
  • Trustee, Thomson Reuters Foundation
  • Council member, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
  • Director, Morrisons
  • Non-Executive Director, The Economist

Vindi Banga has a wealth of professional experience in Chair, CEO and Board roles in the B2C and B2B – in FMCG, ESG, retail, manufacturing, services in public markets and private equity, government, and not-forprofit sectors. He has many years of commercial and international experience, and a track record of delivering outstanding performance in highly competitive global consumer-focused businesses.

Vindi is Chair of UKGI (UK Government Investments), the governance and corporate finance arm of the UK Government. He is the Senior Independent NonExecutive Director of GSK spin-off Haleon plc, and a Non-Executive Director of the Economist Group. A Partner at Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLC, the global private-equity firm, he is also on the Board of their company Morrisons, and on the Board of Kedaara Capital Advisors LLP, their private-equity partner in India. He is an International Advisory Board member of Hakluyt & Co.

Prior to this, Vindi spent 30 years with Unilever plc and became President Global Foods, Home and Personal Care, and a member of the Unilever Executive Board. While at Unilever, Vindi led ESG, and currently leads this at his private-equity firm, Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLC. He has been Senior Independent Director of GSK plc and M&S plc and was on the Board of Thompson Reuters and Maruti (Suzuki).

Vindi is also Chair of the palliative-care charity Marie Curie. He is on the Governing Board of the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, and the Global Leadership Council of the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, and was on the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM).

Vindi is a Director of the Board of the International Chamber of Commerce (UK). He has been a NonExecutive Director of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI). He was a member of the UK India CEO Forum and the Prime Minister of India’s Council of Trade & Industry from 2004 to 2014.