Mr. Hardeep Singh
Lead Independent Director *
Mr. Hardeep Singh is BA Hons in Economics from Pune University and Advanced Management Programme Kellogg School of Management.
He was Executive Chairman of Cargill South Asia until 2006 and was responsible for all Cargill companies’ businesses in India and Pakistan. Cargill Inc is a global leader in the agriculture/ food domain. He has served as Chairman Amalgamated Plantations, a Tata Enterprise. APPL holds all of the erstwhile Tata Tea plantation assets in Eastern India. He has also served as Non Executive Chairman of HSBC Invest Direct India Limited and Invest Direct Financial Services India Limited. Mr. Hardeep Singh started his career with the Tata Group and rose through the ranks to be Director – Agrochemicals Rallis India Limited. During his stewardship Rallis Agrochemicals become the largest Agrochemicals business in India with unique assets and capabilities.
Mr. Hardeep Singh has chaired Confederation of Indian Industry [ CII ] national task force on food security and is a past member of National Council of CII and the National Committee for Agriculture of FICCI.He is a keen observer and practitioner in the Global and Indian Agriculture and Food arena. He has been an invited speaker on food and Agriculture at Global Forums including the World Bank, US Department of Agriculture Global Conference, International Food Policy Research Institute [ IFPRI ] in Washington DC, Imperial College UK. He has been a guest lecturer at IIM Ahmedabad.