Arun Duggal (73), joined the ITC Board as a Non-Executive Independent Director effective September 15, 2014.
Duggal, a Mechanical Engineer from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi ('IIT Delhi'), and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad ('IIM Ahmedabad'), is an international banker with global experience in financial strategy, M&A and capital raising. His professional career includes 26 years with Bank of America ('BoA'), primarily in the USA, Hong Kong and Japan, with his last assignment as Chief Executive with BoA, India, from 1998 to 2001. He was the Chief Financial Officer of HCL Technologies Limited, India, from 2001 to 2003. He has also been the Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce, India, and on the Board of Governors of the National Institute of Bank Management.
Duggal is involved in several initiatives in social & educational sectors and is founder of FICCI's 'Women on Corporate Boards' Programme and of the 'Centre of Excellence for Research on Clean Air' (CERCA) at IIT Delhi. He has also been appointed as Chairman of the Endowment Fund Board of IIT Delhi and of the 'COVID-19 Healthcare Volunteer Program' established in collaboration between ECHO India and Naukri.com. He is a recipient of Distinguished Alumnus Awards from IIT Delhi and IIM Ahmedabad.
Duggal is the Chairman & Non-Executive Director of ICRA Limited and Mangalore Chemicals & Fertilizers Limited. He is also a Director of Star Health and Allied Insurance Company Limited, amongst others.