Ms Godrej is holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Among her previous assignments within the Godrej Group include Godrej Agrovet and the creation of strategy function to oversee the group's portfolio. In addition to GCPL, Ms Godrej is also on the board of directors of Godrej Agrovet and Teach For India. She was the brain behind the company's Project Leapfrog initiated in 2007 under which GCPL accelerated domestic organic growth through innovation and consolidation and at the same time went global by investing in emerging markets outside of India.
Ms Godrej stays in Mumbai with her family and design, trekking and equestrian are among few of her passions.
She is the second among three children of Adi Godrej. Eldest daughter Tanya Dubash is executive director and chief brand officer of the Godrej Group, while youngest son Pirojsha Godrej is the executive chairman of Godrej Properties.
Commenting on her elevation, she said her father's disciplined, results driven and humble approach will always be the core of the group's DNA.
(With PTI inputs)
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