TVS SCS appoints Tarun Khanna as independent director
Appointment takes the strength of the board to 11 members of which four are independent directors.
TVS Supply Chain Solutions (TVS SCS), part of the $2 billion TVS Mobility Group, has appointed Tarun Khanna as an independent director to its board.
The appointment takes the strength of the board to 11 members of which four are independent directors, says an official statement.
"I am delighted to welcome Tarun to our board as we prepare to go public," says R Dinesh, Executive Vice Chairman, TVS Supply Chain Solutions. "He brings deep understanding and knowledge of how entrepreneurship and innovation can be harnessed to build companies of global relevance and scale from emerging economies. He had been instrumental in shaping our approach to build a differentiated tech-led supply chain business in the early days and now he joins the board to help us scale faster and further."
An academician, author and economic strategist, Khanna is the Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor at the Harvard Business School (HBS). "I am happy to join the board of TVS SCS and be part of a values-led company, which is entering into its next phase of growth," says Khanna. "TVS SCS has played an important role in revolutionising the supply chain industry and it has built deep capabilities in this space. The company is well poised to address the tremendous growth opportunities ahead. I look forward to working closely with the leadership team of TVS SCS, to help further strengthen and rapidly grow the business."
Khanna serves on numerous for-profit and not-for-profit boards in the U.S. and India, including AES, a Washington DC headquartered global power company, and inMobi, India's first unicorn, the statement added.