6 March 2012
Mr. K. K. Maheshwari elevated as Managing Director, Grasim
The Board of Directors of Grasim Industries Limited, an Aditya Birla Group Company, in their meeting today, appointed Mr. K. K. Maheshwari as the Managing Director of the company.
Speaking on this development, Mr. Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman, Grasim, remarked, “Over the years, Mr. Maheshwari has made stellar contributions to the Group in the leadership roles across businesses that he has led. While I am pleased to announce this elevation, the move to appoint a Managing Director for Grasim will help give a greater focus to the company. Given Mr. Maheshwari’s expertise and experience, I am sure, Grasim will achieve even higher growth and further enhance stakeholder value."
In an interesting career spanning over three decades, Mr. Maheshwari has held senior roles, including leading the Group’s Chemicals and Trading Business globally, and as Whole Time Director of Aditya Birla Nuvo as well. He transferred to Grasim in April 2010 as Business Head, Pulp & Fibre Business and was named Whole Time Director of the Company.
Mr. Maheshwari is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.