India Inc's succession plan is seeing a gender shift, albeit slowly

Legacy planning firm Terentia is helping a north India-based mid-sized manufacturing company form a policy to induct women family members — including daughters-in-law — into business.  India Inc’s succession planning is seeing a gender shift, albeit slowly but with many caveats.  Chennai-based Murugappa Group, for instance, voted against giving Valli Arunachalam a seat at its holding company’s board. The eldest daughter of former executive chairman M V Murugappan, in an interview with Business Standard, later pointed out there has been no woman fro.....

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