Murali Sivaraman

Chairman, Philips Lighting India Ltd, Huhtamaki PPL Ltd.

Murali Sivaraman

Chairman, Philips Lighting India Ltd, Huhtamaki PPL Ltd.

Biography

Murali Sivaraman with three decades of experience across the World, brings a rich experience of unlocking the power of Human Potential across multiple countries and cultures. In the past three decades he has lived and worked in China (9 years), Singapore (6 years), Canada and UK (3 years). His work experience pans across two Global MNC’s – Akzo Nobel (ICI) for 19 years and Philips for 11 years. Till recently – based out of Singapore he was President for Philips Lighting – Growth Markets (Scale US$ 1.5 to 2 BN) leading entities in Africa, Middle East, India, Far East, ASEAN and Pacific. Before his Singapore role – within Philips – he led the Global Domestic Appliance Business (Scale US$ 2 BN) working out of Shanghai and Amsterdam. He joined Philips as Vice Chairman and Managing Director for Philips India – with strong market share positions in Lighting, Healthcare and Consumer. In his 19 years in ICI – he led multiple roles in Finance, Systems, Business Head in ASEAN, China and Canada.

Murali is a qualified Chartered Accountant, Cost & Works Accountant, MBA (PGDM) from IIM Ahmedabad and completed his Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School. He has now relocated to Mumbai, India and splits his time between Chairmanship/Director, Coaching and Mentoring and “give back” by supporting NGO’s. In his three decades of Global Experience – Murali has built teams in multiple cultures, led large M&A’s in – India, China and Middle East. Across the World – Human Beings are the “soul” of an enterprise and unlocking their full potential (or Possibility) is the mission for all of us.