Dinyar S. Devitre (Vice Chairman, Pratham Education Foundation)

Mr. Dinyar Devitre, or Dinny as he likes to be called, is an international business executive who has held leadership positions over a 40-year period in the consumer products industry and financial services in Asia, Australia, Japan, Europe, and the U.S. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors at the Altria Group, Inc., where he is Chairman of the Finance Committee. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee at IHS Markit Ltd where he serves on the board. Mr. Devitre was the Chairman of Pratham USA from 2013 to 2016. Mr. Devitre has held a number of senior operating positions with Philip Morris and then with Altria, where he had a 35-year career. Born in Jamshedpur, India, Mr. Devitre earned a B.A. Degree at St. Joseph’s College in Darjeeling, India, and an M.B.A. from the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad.