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Dinyar (Dinny) Devitre

Dinyar (Dinny) Devitre is an international business executive with over 40 years of leadership experience in the global consumer products and financial services industries. Dinny has held numerous senior operating positions with Philip Morris and was senior vice president and CFO of Altria Group Inc. as well as executive vice president and group head of Citibank’s Global Consumer Bank for Europe, Middle East, Africa, and South Asia.

He is currently a member of the board of directors of Altria Group, Inc. and IHS Markit Ltd. He also serves on the board of trustees of the Brooklyn Academy of Music. He previously served on the board of directors of Kraft Foods Inc., Western Union Inc., SABMiller, plc, and was a special advisor to General Atlantic. He has also served on the boards of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the Asia Society.

Dinny currently serves as vice chairman of Pratham Education Foundation. He is also a former chairman of Pratham USA and a former president of the New York Tri-State chapter. Born in Jamshedpur, India, he earned a BA at St. Joseph’s College in Darjeeling and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad. Dinny resides in New York with his wife, Aashish.