Mrs. Lalita Dileep Gupte is an Independent Director on the Board of Kirloskar Brothers Limited. Mrs. Gupte holds a Bachelor's Degree in Economics (Hons) and a Master's degree in Management Studies.
Mrs. Lalita D. Gupte, 64 yrs, is currently Chairperson of ICICI Venture Funds Management Company Limited. She retired at the end of October 2006 as Joint Managing Director and Member of the Board of ICICI Bank Limited. Mrs. Gupte was responsible for setting up the International business of ICICI Bank since 2001.
Beginning her career with ICICI Limited in 1971 in the project appraisal division, Mrs. Gupte has held various leadership positions in areas of Corporate and Retail Banking, Strategy, Resources, and International Banking and other areas. She was instrumental in transforming ICICI Bank from a primarily term lending institution into a technology led diversified financial
services group. Mrs. Gupte was at the helm of ICICI Bank's global foray. Mrs. Gupte has received numerous awards and recognitions.
Mrs. Gupte is presently also on the Board of Alstom, Bharat Forge Ltd, Swadhaar FinServe, HPCL-Mittal Energy Limited and Godrej Properties Limited.
She is a Member of the Board of Governors of Welham Girls' School. Mrs. Gupte is also on the CAPP Board of RAND and the Dean's Advisory Board of the Rotman School of Management, University of Ontario.