Dinesh C. Paliwal

Dinesh C. Paliwal

Partner, Americas Private Equity, KKR; Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Harman International

Dinesh C. Paliwal is a member of the Raytheon Technologies Board of Directors. He brings expertise in public company executive leadership, global operations and sales, and technology and innovation.

Paliwal served as a member of the Raytheon Company board from 2016 until the closing of the merger between Raytheon Company and United Technologies Corporation, when he was appointed to the Raytheon Technologies board.

Paliwal is a partner within the Americas Private Equity business of KKR, a private equity investment firm. Until April 2020, Paliwal was the president, chief executive officer and a director of Harman International, a company that designs and engineers connected products for automakers, consumers and commercial companies.

Prior to joining Harman, Paliwal served as president of ABB Group and chairman and chief executive officer of ABB North America. He serves on the boards of directors of Nestle and Marelli Corp. He also serves on the board of trustees of Miami University, Ohio

He holds an MBA in finance and marketing and a master’s degree in applied science and engineering, both from Miami University of Ohio, and a master’s degree in engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology.