Adil Zainulbhai retired as Chairman of McKinsey India after a distinguished career consulting Indian corporations and their boards. He spent 24 years in the United States where he led McKinseys Washington Office and founded the Minneapolis office before returning to India.
Announcing the appointment,DrY K Hamied, Chairman, Cipla Limitedsaid, Adils 30+ years of experience across various industries in India and globally will add a valuable perspective to our Board of Directors. We warmly welcome him on to the board and look forward to his contribution.
Zainulbhaisaid, Cipla has had a huge impact in providing affordable pharmaceuticals to the world while building a strong company. I look forward to helping Cipla become even more successful.
Adil counsels the CEOs and promoters of large companies in a range of industries and has helped several such companies become global leaders. He works closely with government leaders to drive growth, raise living standards, strengthen key sectors of the economy and improve healthcare, education, and welfare.
Recently, Adil co-edited the book, Reimagining India: Unlocking the potential of Asiasnext superpower a seminal publication of 65 essays from leading thinkers around the world to explore the challenges and opportunities facing the country.
Adil grew up in Bombay and graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology. He also has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Adil serves as Independent Director on boards of Reliance Industries, Larsen & Toubro and Network 18 and on boards of numerous non-profit organisations.