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TVS SCS appoints Tarun Khanna to its board as Independent Director

TVS Supply Chain Solutions (TVS SCS), part of the $ 2bn TVS Mobility Group, which is among India’s largest and fastest-growing supply chain solutions providers announced the appointment of Mr Tarun Khanna as an Independent Director to its Board. This appointment takes the strength of the Board to eleven members, of which four are Independent Directors. 

 R Dinesh, Executive Vice Chairman, TVS Supply Chain Solutions said, “I am delighted to welcome Tarun to our Board as we prepare to go public. 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, Mr Tarun Khanna is the Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor at the Harvard Business School (HBS). For over two decades, he has studied entrepreneurship as a means to social and economic development in emerging markets. At HBS since 1993, after obtaining degrees from Princeton and Harvard, he has taught courses on strategy, corporate governance and international business to MBA and Ph.D. students and senior executives. 

On joining the Board of TVS SCS, Tarun Khanna said, “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. 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.”

Mr Khanna serves on numerous for-profit and not-for-profit boards in the US and India, including AES, a Washington DC headquartered global power company, and inMobi, India’s first ‘unicorn’. More recently, he has been part of numerous commissions for the Government of India related to the promotion of entrepreneurship and to higher education reform.

In 2016, Mr Khanna was recognized by the Academy of Management as Eminent Scholar for Lifetime Achievement in the field of International Management.

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