BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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.
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Mr. Jaidev Shroff, a Chemical Graduate, is the Global Chief Executive Officer of United Phosphorus Limited, the flagship company of the group. He has experience of over 20 years in various fields of operation in the group. UPL is a leading global agro chemical company with direct presence in over 30 countries and exports to over 100 countries. Advanta India Limited, a leading seeds company having operations and direct presence in Australia, Argentina, US, Thailand and India. Tatva Global Environment Limited operates in the Indian environment space with areas of service in waste management. Tatva’s activity ranges from solid waste management (hazardous and municipal waste) to liquid waste management (effluent treatment, sewage treatment, recycling of waste water etc.) with an in-house EPC company to cater to its project engineering and design needs. Jai Research Foundation is a Contract Research Organization offering a wide spectrum of pre-clinical services to the agro-chemicals and pharmaceuticals industry.
Mr. Raj Kumar Mittal
is a Commerce Graduate and Chartered Accountant, has over 35 years experience in the fields of banking, financial planning and restructuring etc., and has specialized in corporate finance services.
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.
Mr. Omprakash Agarwal
is an Engineer from Birla College of Engineering, Pilani (1963). He has a wide experience in the forging and engineering industry as well as in corporate marketing.
Mr. Rajeev Mehrotra
Mr. Mehrotra is a senior finance professional with a rich career span of 21 years in India, USA and Germany. Currently, he is the CEO and Managing Director of “Credit Alpha Alternative Investment Advisors”. Prior to Credit Alpha, he was working with Edelweiss Financial Services Ltd for almost 9 years as Executive Vice President and had held various positions including Co-Head of Investment Banking, Fund Manager – Edelweiss Special Opportunity fund, Director, ECL Finance an NBFC and Director, Edelweiss Housing Finance. Prior to Edelweiss, Mr. Mehrotra was the CEO of Alpha Ventures, an Investment banking firm based out of New York, USA. Alpha Venture was primarily focused on cross Border M&A’s and capital raising Advisory mainly in the “India – USA” corridor. Prior Alpha Ventures, he was Senior Vice President, TCR GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany and MD, Projmat Infrastructure Ltd, Mumbai, India. Mr. Mehrotra is an MBA and CA (Inter). His interests include running marathons and has completed 5 full Marathons in India and US.
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.