Profile of Directors
Mr. Mohib N. Khericha – Non-Executive Chairman of the Company since July 5, 2001. He is a Chartered Accountant with over four decades experience in capital structuring, restructuring, financial management and loan syndication. He is on the Board of various Public Limited and Private Limited Companies as an Independent Director. He ventured into merchant banking in the year 1994 and currently is the Managing Director of Chartered Capital And Investment Limited, a listed company providing Investment Banking Services.
Mr. Nikhil Kumar – Managing Director of the Company with effect from October 1, 2012 responsible for overall management of the Company’s operations, strategic planning, technology alliances and sales and marketing. He was the Joint Managing Director of the Company from October 1, 2001 to September 30, 2012. He is an Engineer from the Karnataka Regional Engineering College, Suratkal. He attended the General Management program in Harvard Business School in 1997. He has over 2 decades of work experience in the business of manufacturing electrical rotating machines. He worked in Kirloskar Electric Company from 1990 to 2000 as a General Manager in charge of their Bangalore factory.
Ms. Nandita Lakshmanan – Independent Director of the Company since January 13, 2011. She holds a Master’s degree in Arts (English Literature) from the Delhi University. She has over a decade of work experience in public relations consultancy and is the founder and Chief Executive Office of M/s. PRactice Strategic Communications India Private Limited, a public relations firm specializing in technology, healthcare, education and consumer domains. She has also served the Public Relations Consultants Association of India (PRCAI) as President from 2006 to 2008. Currently she heads the knowledge forum at PRCAI and is also on the board of Dream a Dream, a non-government organisation focused on imparting life skills to children.
Dr. Arjun Kalyanpur – Independent Director of the Company since January 13, 2011. He holds a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi. He holds fellowships in Diagnostic Radiology, Section of Ultrasound, CT and MRI (body) from The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Centre and fellowships in Diagnostic Radiology, Section of Neuroradiology from Yale University School of Medicine. He has received a certification from the American Board of Radiology in 1998. He is also an assistant clinical professor at the Department of Diagnostic Radiology at Yale University School of Medicine. He received the Modern Medicare Excellence Award for the Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2007. He has over a decade of work experience in diagnostic radiology and internal medicine.
Mr. Nitin Bagamane – Independent Director of the Company since January 13, 2011. He holds a Bachelor degree in Arts from the St. Joseph College of Arts and Science, Bangalore. He has over 22 years of work experience in business and industry. He is associated with manufacture and export of granite products as well as real estate and construction activities for the past twenty years. Currently, he manages a Special Economic Zone for IT activity in Bangalore.
Mr. Ravi K. Mantha – Independent Director of the Company since August 12, 2014. An author, social entrepreneur, angel investor and corporate adviser, he is developing an affordable housing community, is an investor in an affordable school project, as well as a project employing disabled youth in a commercial venture. He also serves on the advisory board of the Action for India forum. He is Chairman and President of TiE Singapore chapter and a trustee of TiE global, a global network of entrepreneurs. For ten years from 2001-2011, he was a portfolio manager at Fidelity Investments in Boston and London, where he co- managed the $35 billion Select global equity portfolios. He earned a B.A in liberal arts from the University of Puget Sound in Washington State. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Mr. Ravi is also a best-selling author of non-fiction. He is also a motivational speaker, and he has spoken at several TEDx events around the world as well as at corporate events.
Mr. K.G. Prabhakar – Director of the Company since May 20, 2015. He is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years of work experience in accounting, corporate finance, and tax management. Prior to joining our Company, he was working with Kirloskar Electric Company Limited. He joined our Company in October 2001. Currently he is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Director of the company.