PNB MetLife appoints Vibha Paul Rishi as the Independent Board Director
PNB MetLife India Insurance Co. Ltd.,: today, announced the appointment of Ms Vibha Paul Rishi as an Independent Director (Additional Director) on Board effective March 05, 2015
Vibha Paul Rishi comes on board as the first Women Director for PNB MetLife in line with Companies’ Act
Currently on the Board of Future Consumer Enterprises Ltd, Asian Paints Ltd., Tata Chemicals Ltd., Tata Teleservices Limited, Escorts Ltd. and the Indian Hotels Company Ltd.
New Delhi/ Mumbai, April 20, 2015: PNB MetLife India Insurance Co. Ltd.,: today, announced the appointment of Ms Vibha Paul Rishi as an Independent Director (Additional Director) on Board effective March 05, 2015. Ms Rishi is a seasoned marketing professional, well-respected in the corporate world and is currently on the Board of Future Consumer Enterprises Ltd, Asian Paints Ltd., Tata Teleservices Limited, Tata Chemicals Ltd. and Escorts Ltd. and the Indian Hotels Company Ltd. An accomplished brand and human capital management professional with a strong focus on consumers, Ms. Rishi will be chairing the ‘Policyholders Protection Committee’ and the ‘With Profits Committee’. She will also be a member of the Audit Committee, Asset & Liability Management & Risk Management Committee and Nomination & Remuneration Committee.
Welcoming Ms Rishi into the organization, Mr. Tarun Chugh, MD & CEO, PNB MetLife said, “It’s an honour for PNB MetLife to have Ms Vibha Paul Rishi join us as an Independent Board Director. With all the recent developments around FDI and the Insurance Bill, the industry is on the cusp of its second innings and with Ms Rishi on board, we hope to gain from her expertise in the area of product and human capital development. We have recently introduced ‘Snoopy’ as the brand mascot for PNB MetLife and keeping in mind Ms Rishi’s vast experience in building brands, we are looking forward to her support in establishing PNB MetLife as a strong brand in the insurance sector.”
He added, “Diversity and Inclusion are not just interesting terms but we want to make this the DNA of PNB MetLife. The induction of Ms Vibha Paul Rishi into the board of PNB MetLife, is a step in the right direction. Our aspiration is to be known as an inclusive global company that attracts, develops and recognizes the best talent with a focus on building a diverse workforce globally. The recent recognition of MetLife as among the top 50 companies globally for women is something we are proud of and hope to achieve the same for PNB MetLife as well.”