Vibha Paul Rishi is an Independent and Non-executive Director at Philips Lighting India Limited. She was a founding member of Pepsi in India has led many large consumer and retail businesses in India and abroad. Vibha is also on the board of Asian Paints Ltd., Escorts Ltd., Tata Chemicals Limited, The Indian Hotels Company Limited, PNB MetLife India Insurance Company Limited, Pratham Education Foundation, Future Consumer Enterprises Ltd and Entertainment Network (India) Ltd.
An accomplished marketing evangelist, she has extensive international experience in leading global marketing campaigns for high visibility consumer products including New Product Development and Launch, Entering New International Markets and Strategic Planning. She was responsible for launching a major beverage brand into a new market and growing its revenue from zero to 750 million dollars, completely revolutionizing a niche market throughout the entire country.
Vibha has been associated with Max India Limited as Executive Director – Brand and Human Capital. She has also worked with Future Group, Pratham London (an Indian NGO) and PepsiCo Inc. including its group companies. She began her career with the Tata Administrative Service in 1982 and was part of the core start up team of Titan Watches.
She holds an honours degree in Economics from Lady Sri Ram College, Delhi University and a management degree from Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University with specialization in Marketing.