Mr. Rakesh Sachdeva joined SCNL's Board in April 1999. He previously served as Executive Director at SCNL and is now actively involved in evaluating the company's macro issues. Mr. Sachdeva is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and previously worked at Apollo Tyres Ltd. and was Vice President of Corporate Finance at U.K. Paints Group, controlling M/S Berger Paints (India) Ltd., Rajdoot Paints Ltd. and Malibu Estate Pvt. Ltd.