executive team

Pradeep Goyal

Founder, Chairman & Managing Director

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.


Composition of various committees of the Board

Mr. Suresh Vaidya (Member)


Audit Committee Mr. Kartick Maheshwari (Chairman)
Dr. Kewal Krishan Nohria (Member)
Mr. Jayavardhan Dhar Diwan (Member)
Ms. Nandita Nagpal Vohra (Member)
Mr. Advait Kurlekar (Member)
Nomination And Remuneration Committee Mr. Jayavardhan Dhar Diwan (Chairman)
Dr. Kewal Krishan Nohria (Member)
Mr. Kartick Maheshwari (Chairman)
Mr. Advait Kurlekar (Member)
Stakeholders Relationship Committee Ms. Nandita Nagpal Vohra (Chairman)
Dr. Kewal Krishan Nohria (Member)
Mr. Jayavardhan Dhar Diwan (Chairman)

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.

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.

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.

Mr. Advait has nearly 30 years of experience in industry, management consulting and coaching,
having worked in leading organisations like Tata Motors, AF Ferguson and PWC prior to starting
Upohan Management Consultants in 2009.

Mr. Advait has expertise in the areas of business strategy, balanced scorecard and HR consulting and
has led consulting projects across the range of sectors including BFSI, engineering, automotive, retail
pharma, FMCG, hospitality, media and advertising.

He is an alum of IIT Bombay and has studied at Wharton Business School too

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. 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.

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Mr. Kartick Maheshwari holds a degree in LLM from University of Pennsylvania Law School and has completed his LLB (Hons), from National Law School of India University, Bangalore. He is a Member of Bar Association of West Bengal. Mr. Maheshwari is a Partner at Khaitan & Co, and represents private equity firms, sovereign wealth funds and corporate strategic investors in a range of transactions in healthcare, real estate, financial services and consumer sectors. He brings with him a wealth of experience on strategic initiatives in listed companies – from an inorganic growth and governance perspective.

Kartick Appointment Letter 2017