Nita Ambani became first woman director on Reliance board

Jun 18, 2014 18:22 IST

Nita AmbaniNita Ambani on 18 June 2014 was appointed as the Director of Reliance Industries. With this appointment she became the first woman to be appointed on the board of the RIL.

Nita Ambani, 50-year-old succeeded uncle of Mukesh Ambani, Ramniklal H Ambani, who retired from the board at the age of 90.

Her appointment as a Director of RIL was approved by the shareholders of RIL. She is the wife of Mukesh Ambani.

This appointment of Nita Ambani has helped RIL to meet a new law that requires one woman in the boardroom of the listed companies. The law has been made with an aim to boost gender diversity.

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