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Gauri Kirloskar

Non-Executive Director

Gauri Kirloskar is a Managing Director of Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited since May 2022. After graduation, she worked as an investment banking analyst at Merrill Lynch in New York in their Mergers and Acquisitions group. Subsequently, she joined Pearson’s Corporate Finance and Strategy group where she looked at bolt on acquisitions for their education business. Post her stint at Pearson, Ms. Gauri Kirloskar moved back to India and has been focusing her efforts on strategic initiatives for the Kirloskar Group into infrastructure and investments as well as functioning as a director at several Kirloskar Group companies. As a board member on Kirloskar Oil Engines since 2014, she has been involved in regular compliance and performance reviews. She is an active member of the committee that looks at new investment initiatives in the energy space.

Ms. Gauri Kirloskar is a member of the boards of Kirloskar Oil Engines’ subsidiaries, La-Gajjar Machineries, a pumps manufacturing company and Arka Fincap, the group’s foray into the financial services business. Prior to being appointed as a Managing Director of Kirloskar Oil Engines, her primary role was establishment of the Group’s real estate business in Pune. This involved strategic alternatives analysis of value creation opportunities around the sale and development of the group’s land banks. She was involved in title clearance and land approvals, building up of the design brief, working closely with the IPCs and engaging with potential clients.

She also leads at a Group level, efforts in HR, branding, corporate communications, and shared services. She led the recent brand refresh of the group under the banner “Kirloskar Limitless” and was responsible for the entire project. She is currently building out a new brand and communications team for the group. She leads the Group’s CSR efforts in the environmental area under “Kirloskar Vasundhara”. She is on the core advisory team for Ekagrid University, an initiative to build a multidisciplinary research university that aims to be in the top 25 of global rankings by 2050.

Ms. Gauri Kirloskar has received a BSc. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance in 2006 from Carnegie Mellon's Tepper School of Business, and has attended Phillips Academy, Andover, near Boston.