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Dr Ashok Shekar Ganguly CBE noted industry expert and former chairman of Hindustan Lever, was a nominated member of the Rajya Sabha.[1] His term ended on 17 November 2015.[2]

Dr Ashok Sekhar Ganguly

CBE
Former Nominated MP of the Rajya Sabha
In office
18 November 2009 – 17 November 2015
Preceded byChandan Mitra, BJP
ConstituencyNominated
Personal details
Born (1935-07-28) 28 July 1935 (age 83)
Patna
Spouse(s)Shrimati Rooma Ganguly

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Early life and educationEdit

He was born on 28 July 1935 in Patna to Sekhar Nath and Binapani Ganguly. He was educated at the Master Tutorial High School, Mumbai, and obtained his B.Sc degree from the Jaihind College, Mumbai.[2] He completed his M.S in 1959 and Ph.D in 1961 from the University of Illinois Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, College of Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.[3]

CareerEdit

Much of Dr. Ganguly's working life has been with Unilever PLC, where he spent over 35 years. He was the Chairman of Hindustan Lever Ltd from 1980 to 1990 and a member of the Unilever Board from 1990 to 1997. Dr. Ganguly has held board level positions with various other multinationals, including Hindustan Lever, ICI India, British Airways, Wipro, Tata AIG Life Insurance Co, Hemogenomics, and Firstsource Solutions. He was a member of the Board of British Airways Plc from 1996-2005.[2]

Public ServiceEdit

Dr Ganguly has been on various advisory boards to governments across the world

Honours and awardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ashok Sekhar Ganguly as RS nominated member". Business Standard. 30 November 2009. Retrieved 21 May 2012.
  2. ^ a b c "Detailed Profile: Dr. Ashok S. Ganguly". Rajya Sabha. Retrieved 21 May 2012.
  3. ^ a b "MADHURI AND JAGDISH N. SHETH INTERNATIONAL ALUMNI AWARD FOR EXCEPTIONAL ACHIEVEMENT — WINNERS". Retrieved 21 May 2012.
  4. ^ a b "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2015.

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