Manvinder Singh (Vindi) Banga

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Manvinder Singh (Vindi) Banga
Manvinder Singh (Vindi) Banga

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Vindi was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 September 2015 and as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director from 5 May 2016.

Prior to joining GSK, Vindi spent 33 years at Unilever plc, where his last role (amongst several senior positions) was President of the Global Foods, Home and Personal Care businesses, and he was a member of the Unilever Executive Board. Vindi sat on the Prime Minister of India’s Council of Trade & Industry from 2004 to 2014, and was on the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad. Vindi is also the recipient of the Padma Bhushan, one of India’s highest civilian honours. Between 2015 and 2016, Vindi was a Non-Executive Director of Thomson Reuters Corp and a member of its HR committee. He was also previously Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Mauser Group. 

Vindi is a Partner at private equity investment firm Clayton Dubilier & Rice. He is also Chairman of Kalle GmbH, Senior Independent Director of Marks & Spencer Group plc, a member of its Nomination Committee and Chairman of its Remuneration Committee. Vindi is a Non-Executive Director of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), a Director of High Ridge Brands Co, a member of the Holdingham International Advisory Board and Chair of the Board of Trustees of Marie Curie. He is also on the Governing Board of the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, and is a member of the Indo UK CEO Forum.