Roshni Nadar Malhotra will take over as chairman of HCL Technologies after her father and founder of the company Shiv Nadar stepped down. He will continue to be Managing Director Chief Strategy Officer of the company.
The only child in the Nadar family, Roshini was till now Executive Director and the CEO of HCL Corporation. According to IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List (2019), Roshni Nadar is the richest woman in India with a net worth of Rs 36,800 cr.
Roshini Nadar is also a Trustee of the Shiv Nadar Foundation, which spearheads the company’s CSR projects. The Shiv Nadar Foundation has founded several educational institutions and also an art museum. She is also chairperson of VidyaGyan Leadership Academy, a leadership academy for economically underprivileged. Passionate about wildlife and conservation, Roshni Nadar Malhotra set up The Habitats Trust in 2018. The trust aims at protecting the country’s natural habitats and indigenous species.
Roshini did her schooling at Vasant Valley School, New Delhi holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. She is married to Shikhar Malhotra who is the Vice Chairman of HCL Healthcare and they have two sons.