Mumbai: Shri Kewal Handa has been appointed as Chairman & Part-time Non Official Director of Union Bank of India.
Born on 22nd August, 1952, Shri Kewal Handa is a qualified Management Accountant and Company Secretary and has a Masters Degree in Commerce.
He has completed the Pfizer Leadership Development Program from Harvard University and the Senior Management Development Program from IIM, Ahmadabad. He has also done a Certificate course on Marketing Strategy from Columbia Business School, New York.
Shri Handa was Managing Director of Pfizer Limited, India from 2005 to 2012. Prior to this, he has served as Executive Director – Finance, Pfizer Limited. He was also Managing Director of Wyeth Ltd from 2009 to 2012.
Shri Handa has diverse experience in Finance, Commercial, Strategy, Business Development, Merger & Acquisition, Banking, Corporate Affairs and he also has experience in sectors like Engineering, Consumer and Project Finance in companies like Schrader Scovill, Hindustan Liver Limited (HLL), Vidyut Blades & State Industrial Investment Corporation of Maharashtra (SICOM).
He was awarded the ‘India CFO 2004 – Excellence in Finance in an MNC’ by International Market – Assessment Group, the Bharat Shiromani Award in 2007 and the Pharma Leaders – Pharma Professional of the year 2010.