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Mohan Kaul non-executive director of Baobab Resources

Staff writer | Fremantle, Australia | May 2, 2013
Mohan KaulMay 2, 2013, Fremantle, Australia - Baobab Resources, an iron, base and precious metals explorer, announced the appointment of Mohan Kaul as a non-executive director.
Mr. Kaul was appointed Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth Business Council (CBC) on its establishment by the Commonwealth Heads of Government in Edinburgh in October 1997. He is also Chairman of Commonwealth Inclusive Growth Services, India, and member of the Board and chair of Governance Committee of ICICI Bank UK.

Mr. Kaul is a member of the Board of the Crown Agents Foundation, Advisory Board of British Expertise and Board of Governors Ahmedabad University, India. He is currently a member of the Presidential Advisory Councils of Mozambique, Uganda and Zambia. In the past he has served on similar councils in other countries.

Prior to his appointment to the CBC, Mr. Kaul served as a Director and senior member of the Commonwealth Secretariat; United Nations adviser; Professor and Dean at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad. While at IIM, he was Advisor to the various Departments of the Government of India, including the Planning Commission, Electronics Commission, Department of Foreign Trade. He was also a board member and consultant to Corporation of India, L&T, DCM & Electronic Corporation of India.

Mr. Kaul has led International advisory and consultancy assignments in more than 40 countries which includes assisting the South African government of President Mandela on public service reforms, advising the Prime Minister's department of the Malaysian government, and as an advisor to various Governments a member of the UN Secretary-General's Management Efficiency Group.

Mr. Kaul conducted the first evaluation of the Grameen Bank Bangladesh. He has held other positions including member of the Board of the World bank's Africa Virtual University; Board of Directors of the UK-India Business Council, and Central Council of the Royal Over-Seas League. He is also a member of the Board of the Commonwealth Network for Information Technology for Development, Malta.

Mr. Kaul has a PhD in Management Science from the University of Paris-Sorbonne. He is author of a number of publications. He was also conferred the honorary Doctorate of Letters by Cape Breton University Canada.

Mr. Kaul is a fellow of UK charted Institute of Personnel Development, Fellow of International Institute of Trading & Development, USA and Fellow of Computer Society of India. He was also President of the International Association of Schools and Institutions of Administration.


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