Nita Ambani

Nita Ambani becomes first woman director on RIL board

Nita-AmbaniMumbai: Nita Ambani, wife of Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani, Wednesday became the first woman to be appointed on the board of the nation's largest private firm.

The appointment helps RIL meet a new law requiring listed companies to have at least one woman in the boardroom to boost gender diversity.

"Shareholders of RIL approved the appointment of Nita M Ambani, Chairperson of Reliance Foundation, as Director on the Board of RIL in the AGM held today," the company said in a statement here.

Nita, 50, took the place of Mukesh's uncle Ramniklal H Ambani, who retired from the board at the age of 90.

Nita Ambani to join Reliance Industries board

Nita Ambani to join Reliance Industries boardMumbai, May 16 : Nita Ambani, wife of Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani, is set to join the board of India's largest private company, it was announced Friday. The share-holder approval will be sought at the annual general meeting here June 18.

The company's board has recommended her appointment, replacing Ramnik H. Ambani, the elder brother of group's late chairman Dhirubhai Ambani, who retires at the age of 90 years, having served it since inception.

Reliance Foundation identifies two more village clusters for its BIJ initiative

Reliance Foundation identifies two more village clusters for its BIJ initiativeNita Ambani, the chairperson of RIL's philanthropic arm Reliance Foundation, on Wednesday announced the inclusion of two more village clusters in Gujarat, viz. Modasa and Jasdan, in the foundation's unique Bharat India Jodo (BIJ) initiative.

Nita announced financial support of Rs 1 crore for each of Modasa and Jasdan, for the upliftment of marginalized farmers and their families in the two village clusters.

EIH Ltd appoints Nita Ambani as an additional director

EIH Ltd appoints Nita Ambani as an additional directorEast India Hotels Ltd, the company that runs the Oberoi chain of hotels and manages the Trident in India, has appointed Nita Ambani, the wife of Mukesh Ambani as an Additional Director on its board of directors.

The company has also appointed Mukesh Ambani's close aide Manoj Modi on its board as an Additional Director. P R S Oberoi-led EIH had brought in Ambani's Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) to save itself form a hostile takeover by ITC. RIL had saved the company by picking up 14.12% stake in EIH for a little over Rs. 1000 crore.

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