Tata Sons Chairman N Chandrasekaran said: "We welcome Harish to the Board of Directors. Harish brings substantial experience of managing and leading businesses on a global scale."
Manwani is also the Global Executive Advisor to Blackstone Private Equity group.
He also serves on the board of Qualcomm, Gilead Sciences, Nielsen Holdings, Whirlpool, Economic Development Board (EDB) of Singapore and is the Chairman of the Executive Board of the Indian School of Business.
Manwani (64), HUL's long-serving non-executive Chairman, will retire in June this year.
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