Non-Executive Independent Director
Mr. Pradeep Guha holds a Bachelor’s degree in Arts from Mumbai University and an EDP Diploma from Asian Institute of Management, Manila. He has over 42 years of strong experience in the fields of media, advertising, marketing and branding. Mr. Guha was the President of The Times of India Group and was also on its Board of Directors. He also completed a successful stint as the CEO of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. In his previous stints, he was the Vice-President and Area Director of the International Advertising Association, Asia Pacific region, as well as the Chairman of the Asian Federation of Advertising Association.
The Company today has emerged as one of the largest residential real estate conglomerates in India. Renowned for pioneering new trends in the market, Mr. Puravankara has been responsible for introducing mid income consumer premium homes within easy and affordable reach by launching Provident Housing Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary. An iconic leader and a disruptive forward-thinker, Mr. Puravankara’s strategic planning gave genesis to affordable luxury for aspirational Indians, creating the foundations of the premium affordable housing industry. Mr. Puravankara was also one of the first to obtain FDI in the Indian real estate sector through forging a joint venture with Singapore-based Keppel Land Limited. Mr. Puravankara has also been instrumental in implementing best practices in construction by focusing on technology to achieve quality in execution as well as in sales and customer relations.