The Board of Directors (Board) of InterGlobe Aviation Limited (IndiGo), has approved the appointment of Mr. Meleveetil Damodaran as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director, subject to the approval of the Members of the Company.
Mr. Meleveetil Damodaran IAS (Retd.), presently a Governance Consultant, Advisor, Mentor and Coach, has worked with the Union and the State Governments of India, regulatory bodies, investment institutions, banks, development financial institutions, and the private sector. He was Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) from February 2005 to February 2008. He has led the highly successful and transformational restructuring efforts in Unit Trust of India (UTI) and Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI). During his tenure at SEBI, he was elected Chairman of the Emerging Markets Committee (EMC) of the International Organisation of Securities Commission (IOSCO). He has chaired high-powered committees of the Government of India, Reserve Bank of India (RBI), and some Chambers of Commerce. He has won several awards for governance, leadership, and transformation. He presently sits on the Boards of some of India’s biggest companies and on the Advisory Boards of some foreign entities. He was the Founder and Chairman of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Tiruchirappalli. He is widely acknowledged as one of India’s foremost corporate governance champions and is passionate about improving Board performance. He graduated with distinction in Economics and in Law from the Universities of Madras and Delhi respectively.
He was an Independent Director and Chairman of IndiGo from January 24, 2019, to May 3, 2022.