A. K. Nair was appointed to our Board on October 27, 2005. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Kerala University and a master’s degree in Business Administration from the Cochin University of Science and Technology. He is experienced in the field of management in industries/institutions engaged in merchant banking, engineering and chemical segments. He is presently a Director of Nitta Gelatin India Limited. He has previously been the Managing Director of the Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation.