Punita Lal

Punita Lal

Board Member

DBS Foundation

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. In addition, she is a director of DBS Foundation Ltd, a not-for-profit company established to strengthen DBS’ corporate social responsibility efforts across Asia.

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 Carlsberg A/S. 

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.