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India

Mr. Pradip P. Shah

Pradip Shah

Mr. Pradip P Shah is the Chairman of BASF India Ltd with effect from 1st April, 2019. He holds a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Harvard Business School. He is a qualified Cost Accountant and ranked first in India in the Chartered Accountancy examinations. He helped establish the Indocean Fund in 1994 in association with affiliates of Chase Capital Partners and Soros Fund Management and set up IndAsia, a corporate finance and private equity advisory business in April 1998. Mr. Shah has also served as a consultant to USAID, the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank.

He is the Chairman of the Capital Markets Committee of the Indian Merchants’ Chamber (IMC) and has served in various capacities in the Government and quasi Government agencies.

Mr. Shah assisted in founding Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) in 1977, India’s premiere Company granting housing loans and was the founder Managing Director of The Credit Rating Information Services of India Limited (CRISIL), India’s first and largest credit rating agency.

He has written articles and given talks in India and in Amsterdam, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Shanghai, Bali, Colombo, Tel Aviv, London, Washington, San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Boston, Perth, Melbourne and Sydney on credit rating, housing finance, capital markets, venture capital and other subjects.

Mr. Shah is currently holding Directorship in a number of reputed Indian and foreign companies.

Mr. Pradip Shah has been on the Board of BASF India Limited since January 2000.

In the Board of BASF India Limited; Mr. Pradip Shah is a part of the following committees:
- Member of the Audit Committee
- Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee
- Member of the Risk Management Committee