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Banerjee, Robin

Robin Banerjee Managing Director, Caprihans India Ltd

Robin Banerjee is the MD & CEO of Caprihans India Ltd. Earlier, he served in several multinational global corporations in senior leadership positions, including Hindustan Unilever (as General Manager), ArcelorMittal Germany (as Managing Director), Thomas Cook (Executive Director), Essar Steel (Executive Director) and Suzlon Energy (Gr CFO and member of the global Boards).

He is a Chartered Accountant (FCA), Cost Accountant (FCMA), Company Secretary (FCS) and M.Com.

He is the recipient of several business awards, including the Rotary International’s award for ‘Ethical Businessman of the year’. Robin is the Chairman, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Maharashtra, for Finance and Taxation Committee, and Co-Chairman Western Region for ESG Committee.

He is a member of the Board of Studies for Independent Directors, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, Government of India. He is also in the Board of SME Chamber of India. 

He serves as an independent director in several companies, including stock-exchange-listed ones.

He had earlier authored several books on indirect taxation, including Complete Treatise on Central Excise; Valuation and Modvat, which went into 10 editions.

He has also authored two bestselling business non-fiction books:

Who Cheats and How (published in 2015) available in English, Hindi and Marathi languages

Who Blunders and How (published in 2019)

Robin is a much sought-after key-note speaker. He is also a popular columnist. He is a member of the academic boards in several management institutions. A fitness freak, he loves to attend gym regularly.

His passion is to play badminton and table tennis, time permitting.