Nisaba ‘Nisa’ Adi Godrej is the Executive Chairperson of Godrej Consumer Products (GCPL). She is one of the leading businesswomen in India. Let us congratulate her on her birthday.
Nisaba ‘Nisa’ Adi Godrej was born on 12 February 1978, as the daughter of Adi Godrej and Parmeshwar Godrej. Her father Adi Godrej was the chairperson of the Godrej Consumer Products group. Her older siblings are Tanya Dubash and Pirojsha Adi Godrej who both are working in the Godrej group.
Nisa’s previous assignments within the Godrej Group include the turnaround of Godrej Agrovet. She has overseen various projects in innovation, strategy, and HR for Godrej Industries and its associate companies. In May 2017, Nisaba Godrej was announced as the Executive Chairperson of Godrej Consumer Products Limited (GCPL). During this time, she became the youngest Chairperson of a company whose consolidated revenue was Rs 9,600 crore.
Last year, at the height of the pandemic, Nisaba Godrej took over as Managing Director of Godrej Consumer Products Limited. Having steered the group flagship through the turmoil, she recently handed over the CEO’s chair to HUL veteran Sudhir Sitapati, remaining in the role of Executive Chairperson.