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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MR. ABHINAV GOYAL
Mr. Abhinav Goyal, aged 36 years, has a Bachelor of Science (Computer Engineering) degree from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA and a MBA degree from Corneil University, NY. Mr. Abhinav Goyal is employed with Dimensional Machine Works, LLC, Houston, USA (DMW), 100% SDS (Step-down Subsidiary) of the Company. Mr. Abhinav Goyal has been working as the President of DMW since 1st May, 2015 and looking after strategic planning, production and marketing operations of DMW. He has also been supervising the import and marketing functions of Pradeep Metals Limited Inc., USA, 100% Subsidiary of the Company under a management arrangement with DMW.
Prior to this assignment, Mr. Abhinav Goyal was working as Vice President (Business Development and Technology) in the Company from 1st September, 2012 until he shifted to USA. From 2006 to 2010, he worked with CSC Consulting (now DXC Technology) in San Francisco, California as a technology consultant, where he was involved in implementing a technology merger for a JV between Lockheed Martin and Boeing. During the same time, he managed a multi-year software implementation for a Fortune 20 North American Bank. In 2011, he worked as an MBA Intern with CISCO Systems in San Jose, California.
Mr. Kartick Maheshwari
Mr. Kartick Maheshwari holds a degree in Master in Law from University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) and BA, LLB (Hons) from National Law School of India University, Bangalore. He is a Member of Bar Association of West Bengal and a Partner at M/s. Khaitan & Co., a renowned firm of solicitors and advocates and represents private equity firms, sovereign wealth funds and corporate strategic investors.
Mr. Jayavardhan Dhar Diwan
Mr. Jayavardhan Dhar Diwan holds a degree in BE (Metallurgy) from University of Roorkee and has completed his MBA from S P Jain Institute of Management and Research. He started his career in Indian Aluminium post his Engineering degree. He moved to a career in Finance in 1993 post his MBA, as a Senior Research Analyst covering Indian Equities for W I Carr in Mumbai and New York, moving on to KBC Financial Products as Executive Director, covering Global convertible bonds, distressed companies and special situations based out of New York. Currently, Mr. Diwan is the Managing Partner / Advisor to Odyssey India Advisory Private Limited for New York / Mumbai, focused on Convertible Bond / & special situations.
Dr. Kewal K. Nohria
is a successful technocrat with B.E. (Elect.) from Banaras Hindu University, and pursued post-graduation and Management studies at Manchester Technical College, UK. He was the Chairman & Managing Director of Crompton Greaves Ltd. He is also on the board of IIM (Udaipur) and many other Indian companies. He has over 50 years experience in the Electrical and Electronics Industry.
Mr. Suresh Vaidya
is a technocrat with a B.Tech. degree from University of Mumbai and is a certified Management Consultant. He has wide experience in revival of sick units as well as managing profit-making units. He has advised entrepreneurs in India and abroad, Banks and Financial Institutions, in India and abroad, Commonwealth Secretariat and governments. He was Chairman of the Maharashtra State Textile Corporation Ltd. He was a member of the Board of Directors/Governing Council/Managing committee of various reputed public limited companies covering a wide spectrum of industries/activities such as manufacturers of cotton yarn, fabrics, and textile machinery, engineering companies, finance companies, merchant bank, schedule bank, The Stock Exchange (BSE), etc. He brings with him over four decades of wide experience in India and overseas.
Mrs. Neeru Goyal
is an entrepreneur with B.Sc (Chemistry) and M.A. in English Literature. She has over 10 years experience in exporting Engineered goods.
Mr. pradeep goyal
Mr. Goyal is a metallurgist from IIT, Kanpur with a Masters degree in Material Science & Engineering from M.I.T., Cambridge, USA. He acquired advanced training in heat treatment techniques, design, manufacture and commissioning of furnaces at Degussa International, West Germany. During his three years at Air Products and Chemicals Inc., USA, he gained wide exposure to international marketing of industrial gases. He developed functional specialization in process efficiency improvement and yield and energy conservation through innovative applications of gases in ferrous and non-ferrous metallurgical industries. With this diverse experience in metallurgy and marketing, Mr. Goyal founded Pradeep Metals Limited in 1983 in Mumbai, India. Presently, he oversees business srategy, innovation, global marketing and internal policies for the company.
Nandita Nagpal Vohra
Ms. Nandita Nagpal Vohra is a Commerce Graduate (Hons.) from MCM DAV College, Chandigarh. She has done Masters of Business Administration from FMS, Delhi (1995). During her professional career of last 24 years, she has been associated with entities such as Asian Development Bank, The World Bank, L&T Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd., Feedback Ventures Pvt. Ltd., Kotak Mahindra Capital Company and CRISIL.