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VINITA BALI (Managing Director & CEO of Britannia Industries)
Age: :58 years 8 months 11 days
Date of Birth:11-Nov-55
Place of Birth:Bengaluru, Karnataka
Bachelor in Economics from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi University.
MBA from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies.
Postgraduate studies in Business and Economics from Michigan State University in the US.
In 2009, Vinita was awarded with the 'Business Woman of the year' award at the Economic Times awards.
In 1997, she was made Coke’s vice-president of marketing for Latin America.
In 2006, appointed as the Managing Director of Britannia Industries in 2006.
Interesting/Little known Facts:
Vinita has been named as one of the top 50 most powerful businesswomen in the world, twice, by the Financial Times.
In 2011, Forbes named her as one of "Asia's 50 Powerful Businesswomen".
Worked on the launch of soft drink 'Rasna' as a part of her first job at Voltas Company.
She has learnt Indian classical dance form 'Kathak' for many years.
She won a 'Corporate Social Responsibility Award' for her work with the Britannia Nutrition foundation.
She has a strong discipline for meetings, she attends. Her calendar is fixed for the year, for all the meetings, and then everything else happens around it.