Murali Sivaraman is an accomplished business leader, who has worked in India, Singapore, China, Canada and London. He is presently a Non-Executive Chairman and Independent Director of Huhtamaki PPL Ltd, Independent Director in Bharat Forge Limited and ICICI Lombard General Insurance Co. Limited. In his previous role, he served as President of Philips Lighting, Growth Markets, based in Singapore. During his tenure at Philips, he has successfully completed and integrated large acquisitions in India, China and the Middle East. He also worked with Akzo Nobel (formerly ICI) for nearly 20 years in global positions. He has more than three decades of experience in building brands/channel for fast-moving electrical/decorative goods across the world.
He is a Chartered Accountant, Cost and Works Accountant and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He has also completed Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School.