GE Power India Ltd
has informed that the Board of Directors on November 29, 2021 has appointed Shukla Wassan as an Independent Director for a first term of five (5) consecutive years with effect from November 29, 2021 to November 28, 2026 and reappointed Prashant Chiranjive Jain as Managing Director for a term of five years.
Shukla Wassan is a Law graduate, Fellow Member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India & The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London and an internationally accredited Mediator.
During her rich and diverse corporate career of over thirty years, she has been part of the Corporate Management Team of multinational companies - Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt Ltd, Xerox India Ltd, Reckitt Benckiser Ltd & Max New York Life Insurance Co. She has been also responsible for Corporate legal matters for The Coca-Cola Company’s subsidiaries in Nepal, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka and has been the Local Ethics Officer for over 15 years.
Her wide-ranging experience includes Joint Venture, Acquisition & Refranchising, Merger, Strategic Alliances, Intellectual Property, Commercials & Manufacturing Operation, Competition Law, Arbitration, Corporate Governance, Environment & Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibilities.
She is presently the Chairperson of two listed entities in Nepal and Independent Director in four entities in India. She has served on several Boards for more than a decade. She is a speaker in seminars and conference; domestic & international. She has been Committee Member of various industry forums including CII, FICCI, ASSOCHAM, Institute of Company Secretaries of India with leadership roles in community organization.
She has received several national and international awards and recognition as General Counsel including being listed among the World’s Leading General Counsels.
She is also a Mentor to General Counsels and Vice Presidents in India.
On Tuesday morning trade, GE Power India was trading at Rs230.25 per piece down by 4.36% on Sensex.