A qualified chartered accountant with 27 years of diversified experience, Pinky Mehta has been a part of the Aditya Birla Group since 1991 and was its first woman officer. In her role as the Chief Financial Officer, Aditya Birla Capital Limited, Pinky is responsible for Finance, Accounts, Banking, Secretarial, Taxation and MIS, including the ongoing development & monitoring of control systems and reporting of financial performance.
Prior to joining Aditya Birla Capital, she was the Chief Financial Officer of ABNL where she was instrumental in the demerger of Madura Garments to Pantaloons Fashion & Retail Limited. She has played a strong supporting role in the merger of ABNL with Grasim and has taken many complex parts of this process to closure, followed by the subsequent listing of Aditya Birla Capital Limited.
She has played a significant role in the area of demergers, mergers and acquisition for the Aditya Birla Group and was actively involved in the demerger of the cement business, the joint venture with the Sun Life Group for the life insurance business and acquisitions of Madura Garments, Transworks Information Services Limited, Minacs Worldwide Inc. and Apollo Sindhoori Capital Investments Limited.
Pinky is one of the distinguished Women Leaders in Aditya Birla Group and was conferred the ‘Chairman’s Award for Exceptional Contributor’ in 2008 along with the ‘Chairman’s Award for Accomplished Leader’ in 2016. She is also the recipient of the coveted Institute of Chartered Accountants of India CA CFO – Woman Award, which was awarded to her in 2016.