Pathai Ananthasubramanian Murali on 23 April 2015 resigned as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Executive Director (ED) of Bengaluru-based United Spirits Limited. Murali also resigned from the boards of all subsidiaries.
United Spirits is the largest alcoholic beverage company of India.
Murali is a Chartered Accountant by profession. He has been in the industry for over 32 years and with the UB Group companies for 22 years.
He joined the UB Group in 1993 as senior manager (finance) in Mumbai and was later transferred to Bangalore. He was involved in the Group’s acquisition activities in the beer segment in the Republic of South Africa and the US.
He was instrumental in restructuring the erstwhile United Breweries Ltd by demerging the beer business from the UB Group.
Murali also played a pivotal role in getting a strategic partner into the beer business and in the formation of the joint venture with Scottish & Newcastle Plc and the Diageo deal.
When: 23 April 2015