Nirupam Sahay has a career spanning over 25 years in Sales, Marketing and General/P&L Management, across the industries of paints, consumer durables, financial services and lighting. Nirupam brings with him a deep understanding of diverse Indian, South Asian and Global markets and consumers.

Nirupam’s recent roles were in Philips Lighting, as Senior Vice President and Global Business Head, Consumer Lamps, and before that as President, Philips Lighting Indian Subcontinent. He was also the President of ELCOMA (the Indian Lighting industry body) from 2012-14.

Prior to joining Philips, he held key positions at GE Capital India, as Chief Marketing Officer, GE-SBI Card and later as Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, GE Capital Business Process Management Services Pvt. Ltd. Nirupam has also held senior management positions in Whirlpool and Asian Paints. He has been on the Board of Directors of GE Money India, and two Joint Ventures of Philips Lighting in China. He is also on the Board of Advisors of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Complex Choices, based in Hyderabad, India.

Nirupam graduated from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi and completed his MBA from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai. His interests include quizzing, music and reading.