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Vinita is a global business leader, who has smashed the glass ceiling – having held principal positions at corporate giants like Britannia, Coca-Cola and Cadbury. As a speaker at several industry and academic forums in India and abroad, she motivates female professionals to make a mark in the male-dominated business community and energises young leaders to become top achievers.
Currently, Vinita is among 27 global leaders appointed by the UN to help improve maternal and child health as part of its SUN (Scaling up Nutrition) initiative. She is also pursuing her interests in the corporate and development sectors, through a portfolio of roles and responsibilities, both in India and overseas.
She is a Non-Executive Director on the global Boards of Syngenta International AG; Smith & Nephew plc; Chairman of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and on the Advisory Board of Cornell University’s Department of Nutritional Science. She also serves as a Non-Executive Director on the Boards of several companies in India – CRISIL Ltd, Titan Industries Ltd and Kasturi & Sons Ltd; and is a Member of the Board of Governors of Indian Institute of Management – Bangalore.