Hyderabad: City-based well-known businesswoman Uma Chigurupati has taken over as the new Chairperson of the FICCI Ladies Organization (FLO) Hyderabad Chapter.
She assumed charge in a virtual mode from New Delhi recently at a brief change of guard function, a release here said on Wednesday.
Ms Uma, will be in the office for one year in 2021-2022.
She takes the reins of the biggest and the most vibrant Chapter under FICCI FLO across India.
The multi-faceted Uma is the 21st Chairperson of the Chapter of 800 plus members. Her mission for the year is, ‘Together We Can with Courage, Capability and Compassion.
Ms Uma brings with her a very rich experience of over 35 years. She along with her husband co-founded Granules India —which has a presence in over 70 countries and employs over 6000 people.
The new FICCI FLO Chairperson along with her husband Krishna Prasad holds a record of being the only couple to have participated in marathons in both the North Pole and the South Pole, in the same year.
Having another unique distinction, they are the world’s first couple to cover seven half-marathons across seven continents in seven days. They were the only couple out of 11 people from 10 countries who set that record.