Richard. B. Saldanha

Richard B Saldanha

Richard B Saldanha

Mr. Saldanha, a graduate Mechanical Engineer, served Hindustan Lever & Unilever plc with distinction for 30 years. He spent almost 10 years in Latin America. Rose to be Chairman and CEO of Unilever Peru and a Member of the Unilever Latin America Board.

He returned to India as Managing Director of Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd, a 1.5 BN $ enterprise,

Later spent 5 years as Executive Director and Member of the Board of The Times of India Group to help build organizational capability, culture and competitiveness. 

He then was 6 years with The Blackstone Group in India as Vice Chairman and Executive Director responsible for Operational Excellence in a range of Portfolio Companies .

He is currently Executive Chairman of Trans Maldivian Airways and Gokaldas Exports , is  on the Boards of a few  of the Blackstone Portfolio Cos  He also is on the Board of ENIL ( a Times Of India Group Co) and  member of the Court of Governors of the Administrative Staff College of India ,Hyderabad

RBS is actively involved with  NGOs and CSR Initiatives .