Dinesh C. Paliwal
President and Chief Executive Officer Harman International
Mr. Paliwal was elected to the Board of Directors on September 22, 2016. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Harman International since 2007 when he joined the company. Mr. Paliwal has also been a member of the Harman International Board of Directors since 2008. Harman International designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide. Prior to joining Harman, Paliwal spent 22 years with ABB Group, a global energy and industrial enterprise, where he last held the dual role of President of ABB Group and Chairman and CEO of ABB North America. Mr. Paliwal currently also serves as an independent director on the board of Bristol-Myers Squibb. He is a member of the Business Roundtable, the U.S. India CEO Forum, the U.S. India Business Council, and the Global Advisory Council of The Wilson Center.