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Advisory Council Member

Dr. Santrupt Misra

Advisory Council Member

CEO, Carbon Black Business & Director, Group H.R.

Dr. Santrupt Misra, CEO, Global Carbon Black Business and Director, Global Human Resources has been with the Group for the last 17 years, of which he has been a member of the main Board (Aditya Birla Management Corporation Private Limited), the apex decision making body of the USD 40 billion, Aditya Birla Group for 12 years.

Dr. Misrais a Director on the Board of the Aditya Birla Science & Technology Company Ltd., Alexandria Carbon Black Co. SAE., Thai Carbon Black Public Co., Ltd.,Indigold Carbon Mauritius and SKI Carbon Black (India) Private Limited, which are part of the Aditya Birla Group and holds several key positionsin many educational, professional bodies both in India and globally.

Under his leadership as the Director H.R., the Group has developed a strong Employer Brand and has acquired laurels as the Best Employer of India and a ‘Great Place for Leaders to Work’ in 2007 and in 2011, the Aditya Birla Group ranked 4th Globally and 1st in Asia Pacific in the ‘Top Companies for Leaders 2011” study by Aon Hewitt, Fortune & RBL Group. When he took over as CEO of the Group’s Carbon Black Business, it was the fourth largest in the world. In less than two years, he grew the business to be the largest in the world through a strategic acquisition.

Dr. Misra has over 27 years of experience in Education, Training, Consulting and Executive Development and has had full-time professional work experience with the J.K. Group, the Tata Institute of Social Sciences and Unilever, India.

He holds two postgraduate degrees – in Political Science & in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations – Dr. Misra has won four gold medals in his educational career. He has two PhDs., one from India and the other from the Aston Business School, U.K., in Public Administration and Industrial Relations, respectively.