Board of Directors
DBS Group Holdings & DBS Bank
Ms. Punita Lal was appointed to the Board of Directors of DBS Group Holdings Ltd and DBS Bank Ltd. on 1 April 2020. She is a member of each of the Audit Committee, the Compensation and Management Development Committee and the Nominating Committee.
Punita has over 30 years of experience in Strategy, Marketing and Leadership in the consumer-packaged goods industry. Her prior experience includes working for Coca Cola in China, and PepsiCo in India. Her last held executive role was MD & CEO for NourishCo, a strategic joint venture between Tata Global Beverages and PepsiCo, from 2010 to 2012.
Punita is currently an independent director of Cipla Limited (a company listed in India). She is also a director of Life Style International Private Limited and a member of the governing council of The Vedica Scholars Programme for Women in India. In addition, she is a board advisor of Aqilliz Pte. Ltd. Punita previously served as an independent director of Airtel Payments Bank Limited.
Punita holds a Bachelor of Arts, Economics (Honours) degree from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi, and a Master of Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.