Pradip joined Pidilite in November 2019 as Chief Financial Officer where he is responsible for partnering with the businesses to drive profitable growth ambition of Pidilite while ensuring predictable processes and governance.

Pradip has over 27 years of experience in the Consumer Packaged Goods & Paints industry as well as Information Technology services across developing and developed markets. Prior to joining Pidilite, he was CFO of Mindtree responsible for driving the finance strategy globally. In an earlier role, he was CFO and Executive Director with AkzoNobel’s India operations. Pradip has worked for over two decades with Unilever in multiple roles spanning various aspects of finance function in India and overseas.

Pradip is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Cost Accountant and was placed in the national merit list by both Institutes. In 2016, he was recognised by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) as one of the most influential CFO’s in India. His passions include personal fitness, sports and music.

Pradip’s inspirational quote: “Conquer yourself and the whole universe is yours”