Milind Sarwate

Independent Director

Milind Sarwate is the Founder & CEO of Increate Value Advisors LLP. (“Increate” means “Uncreated” or “Undiscovered”.)

His mission is to facilitate organizations & individuals create business & social value. He does this through being an Advisor, Board Member and Investor.

  • His advisory roles in Business cover largely the Consumer sector and extend to helping Private Equity Investors enhance Investee Companies’ value, Mentoring promoters and corporate professionals, Enhancing effectiveness of Corporate Support functions, like Finance, HR & Strategy and helping maximise Value in IPOs / M&As.
  • His Advisory roles in Social sector comprise guiding Companies in their CSR strategy and execution and helping Non-Profit Organizations grow and widen social impact.
  • His Directorships include Mahindra Finance, Glenmark, Mindtree, Metropolis Healthcare, Matrimony.com & International Paper, with focus on audit committee roles.
  • He invests venture / angel capital in value-promising businesses and social enterprises.

Milind began his second career- as an entrepreneur- in 2015- after 32 years in corporate world in Finance, HR, Strategy, inorganic growth, Product Supply & Corp Communication, across sectors, largely consumer, in groups like Marico & Godrej.

Milind received the ICAI Award -CFO - FMCG category in 2011 & the CNBC TV-18 Best Performing CFO Award -FMCG & Retail in 2012. During 2013, the CFO India magazine inducted Milind to the CFO India Hall of Fame.

Milind is a Chartered Accountant, Cost Accountant & Company Secretary and a B. Com. (Honours) from University of Bombay. He is a CII-Fulbright Fellow (Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, U S A.)

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