Mumbai: Harish Manwani, non-executive chairman of Hindustan Unilever Ltd, has been appointed chairman of the executive board of the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.

Manwani will take over from Adi Godrej, chairman of the Godrej group, starting April this year, the school said in a press release.

The 62-year-old Manwani has been on the board of the ISB since April 2006. Manwani has been with HUL, India’s largest consumer packaged goods firm, since 1976.

“I have always been proud to be part of this great institution of learning and am honoured to take on the role of the chairman," Manwani said in a statement. “I look forward to working with my Board members and the Dean to help take ISB to greater heights."

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