Amit Burman has been appointed as the Chairman of Dabur India Ltd. Burman, son of late Gyan C Burman, replaces Anand C Burman who stepped down as Director and Chairman of the company. Previously, Amit was serving as Vice-Chairman of the company.
The Board of Directors of Dabur India Ltd also approved the appointment of Mohit Burman as the Vice Chairman. In addition to this, Aditya Burman has been inducted as a Non-executive Additional Director.
The board further announced that Dabur’s former Chief Executive Officer Sunil Duggal has resigned from the board with effect from today.
According to the company statement, Amit established Dabur Foods as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dabur and took on the responsibilities as the CEO of this venture. He had stepped down as the CEO of Dabur Foods when the company was merged into Dabur India Ltd in July 2007, and was then appointed the Vice Chairman of Dabur India Ltd.
Mohit is the driving force behind the Burman family's foray into several high-growth and sunrise sectors of Financial Services - such as Life Insurance, General Insurance, Asset Management and Sports.
Aditya is a Chemistry Graduate from the University of Kansas (US). He joined Dabur Pharma Ltd, a family-owned Oncology-focussed Pharmaceutical firm, in 2003. He was in charge of its Sales and Marketing in Latin America. Aditya is also a Director on the board of Oncquest Laboratories Ltd., a Clinical Pathology and Molecular Diagnostics company with a focus in Oncology and Genetics. He also serves on the board of Dabur Nepal Pvt Ltd, besides being the President of the Delhi Chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization - a global network exclusively for entrepreneurs.