Mrs. Urvi A. Piramal - Chairperson
Mrs. Urvi Piramal oversees a professionally managed conglomerate with business interest in real estate and textiles. She is the guiding force behind the Group’s sustained and profitable growth; which is bringing the Group companies closer to realizing her vision of touching the lives of one in five people around the globe.
Mrs. Piramal plays a leading role in envisioning and formulating the Group’s strategies in the businesses. The Group’s real estate foray has been driven by her foresight and her sharp business acumen has played an immeasurable role in placing Peninsula Land Limited as one of the top real estate companies in India.
Mrs. Piramal has been a member of Technology and Quality Improvement Committee of IMC since its inception in 1994, and also the Chairperson of Supply Chain & Retail business (Internal Trade) Committee (04-05).
She has a Bachelor of Science degree and has attended the Advance Management Program at Harvard Business School. Mrs. Piramal has received a number of awards for her contribution to business. She was awarded the Qimpro Gold Standard Award for excellence in Managing Quality Improvement programmes across the Group. She has won the Outstanding Woman Industrialist Award presented by the Marinelines Junior Chamber and the Yami Woman Award for her outstanding contribution to business. She also has to her credit the Cheminor Award from the India Institute of Materials Management. She was honoured with the Giants International Award in recognition of her outstanding contribution to business in 2015.
She is a Trustee of the Piramal Education Trust, Ashok G Piramal Trust and Urvi Ashok Piramal Foundation (UAPF) which has been set up for the underprivileged. Through these trusts, Mrs Piramal has initiated social projects within the Group.
The Foundation runs 7 mobile health vans at Bagar in Rajasthan, Ankleshwar in Gujarat and Nagpur in Maharashtra, providing quality health-care at peoples’ doorstep. She is on the board of Population First, an NGO working on creating awareness for the girl child. Mrs Piramal is a wildlife enthusiast and spends her leisure time reading, listening to music and traveling extensively.
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