Roshni Nadar Malhotra-First Woman to Head Listed Indian IT Firm.

Roshni Nadar Malhotra, India’s wealthiest lady, is currently the chairperson of HCL Technologies, the Noida based IT organization said on Friday. The 38-year-old succeeds her dad, Shiv Nadar. The appointment of non-executive director Roshni Nadar Malhotra to the new job takes effect immediately, the organization said in an administrative record. Shiv Nadar will keep on being HCL Tech’s managing director, with designation as the chief strategy officer.

Brought up in New Delhi, Roshni studied in Vasant Valley School, and moved on from the Northwestern University in Illinois, USA. She has a Master’s qualification in Business Administration from Kellogg School of Management,  Northwestern University.

Roshni Nadar with Father Shiv Nadar

She began her vocation as a news producer in the UK. “Media excited me. As an undergrad, I majored in radio, television, and film and did internships with CNBC and CNN. My first job was at Sky News in London,” she said during a meeting with Forbes.

Roshni Nadar was elevated to official chief and CEO of HCL within a year of her joining the organization in 2009 at the age of only 27.

“”I am not interested in the technology business, at least not in getting hands-on,” she said in 2012 during a meeting with the Economic Times.

She is at present hitched to Shikhar Malhotra, who is additionally an executive director and member of the board at HCL, and they have two children together. He additionally fills in as the vice-chairman and CEO of HCL Healthcare.

Roshni Nadar Malhotra has been the executive director and CEO of HCL Corporation, vice-chairperson of the board of HCL Technologies, and trustee of the Shiv Nadar Foundation. At HCL Corporation, Roshni Nadar Malhotra has been responsible for providing strategic guidance to the organization.

Roshni Nadar Malhotra was enlisted as an additional director on the board of India’s third-biggest software exporter in 2013. This was four years after her job on the leading body of HCL Corp, the holding organization of HCL Technologies and HCL Infosystems.

“It’s very critical, no matter which industry you’re in and no matter what you’re doing, is that an idea is only as good as its execution”, said Roshni Nadar during the World Economic Forum at Davos in 2019.

Enthusiastic about wildlife and preservation, Roshni Nadar Malhotra set up The Habitats Trust in 2018. The trust points at protecting the nation’s natural habitats and indigenous species, with the core purpose of creating and maintaining sustainable ecosystems.

She is also an alumnus of the World Economic Forum’s Forum of Young Global Leaders initiative, which is a community of the world’s most outstanding, next-generation leaders.

Roshni Nadar was included in “The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” list incorporated and discharged by Forbes from 2017 through 2019.

Roshni Nadar Malhotra was the nation’s most wealthiest lady in 2019, with a total assets of Rs 31,400 crore, as per IIFL Wealth Hurun India.