Gurdeep Singh has joined the Board of Blue Star as independent non-executive director with effect from May 23, 2003. Blue Star is a leader in central airconditioning and commercial refrigeration, and offers a wide range of cooling solutions to a large number of corporate and commercial customers. Another significant area of business interest to Blue Star is import distribution and service of professional electronic equipment and systems.
Gurdeep (58) is a graduate in chemical engineering from IIT, New Delhi. He joined Hindustan Lever Ltd as a Management Trainee in 1966. Since then, he has occupied a variety of senior positions in Hindustan Lever across the various business units. In 1990, he was appointed to the Hindustan Lever Management Committee as Vice President - Technical of the Detergents Business with an additional responsibility of Safety, Health and Environment. In 1993, he was transferred to Brazil as Technical Director of the Unilever Detergents business there. In 1998, he returned to Hindustan Lever Management Committee as Director-Human Resources, Corporate Affairs and Technology. He is on the Hindustan Lever Statutory Board. He is also the Co-Chairman of Nepal Lever Ltd.
Blue Star will immensely benefit from his rich and varied experience.