She served as Chief Executive Officer of Britannia Industries Limited from January 3, 2005 to March 31, 2014. She has worked over 16 years overseas in a variety of marketing, sales and general management positions with eminent multinationals.
With a rich and diverse experience in packaged foods and beverages gained from working with Cadbury Schweppes and The Coca-Cola Company in several continents in a variety of marketing, sales and general management positions. She blends a high quality of Indian and International perspective having lived and worked in the UK, Nigeria, South Africa, USA and Chile. Since 1994. Ms. Bali has been a Non Executive Non Independent Director of Titan Company Limited since October 18, 2006, Syngenta AG since April 2012, Smith & Nephew plc since December 1, 2014. She served as Independent & Non-Executive Director of Piramal Glass Ltd. since July 26, 2007 until September 8, 2014.
Director of The Bombay Dyeing and Manufacturing Company Limited from April 30, 2009 to October 1, 2014, an Independent Director of Mphasis Ltd. She is a member of the Global Diversity and Advisory Council of Novartis International.