Swiggy, set for IPO, brings on FMCG expert Anand Kripalu as independent director and Board Chair.
Sriharsha Majety, Swiggy's Group CEO, highlighted Anand Kripalu's extensive experience in consumer goods, emphasizing how his insights will play a crucial role in steering Swiggy's innovation and evolution within India's on-demand delivery sector.
With nearly four decades in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector, Anand Kripalu serves as the Managing Director and Global CEO at EPL Ltd (previously Essel Propack Limited), recognized as the world's largest specialty packaging firm.
Before this role, he led as the MD and CEO of Diageo India, a prominent name in India's beverage alcohol industry. Kripalu has also held executive positions at Mondelez International (formerly Cadbury) and Unilever.
Kripalu expressed admiration for Swiggy's impact on food and grocery delivery, acknowledging its unmatched convenience for countless households. He eagerly anticipates contributing his experience and insights as Swiggy continues to mold the future of convenience.
Kripalu earned a Bachelor of Technology in Electronics from IIT, Madras, followed by an MBA from IIM, Calcutta. He further enhanced his education by completing the Advanced Management Program at Wharton Business School.
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