Praveen Kadle is an Independent Director on our Board. He has received a bachelors’ degree in Commerce, Accounting and Auditing from the University of Bombay and has qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1982, has qualified from the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India in 1983 and as a Company Secretary in 1983. He is the Chairman of Prachetas Capital Private Limited. He was associated with Tata Information Systems (an IBM and Tata Company) as Vice President (Finance) and Secretary in 1992 and as Vice President (Finance) at Tata Engineering and Locomotive Company Limited in 1996. He was associated with Tata Capital Limited as the managing director in 2008 and as an advisor to Tata Sons Limited in 2018.He has received a number of awards in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Tata Motors Limited, which are: CNBC-TV18, the best performing CFO in the Auto & Auto Ancillaries sector in 2006; the ‘CFO of the year’ by IMA in 2004 and has been inducted as Founding Member to the CFO Hall of Fame in India.