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Shri Ashok Bhavarlal Jain - Chairman (DIN 00053157)
is the Executive Chairman of the Company. He holds a graduate degree in commerce from Pune University, India. He joined management team in 1982 and was in charge of marketing and extension services in Maharashtra and other States. In 1993 he became Director and was responsible for Corporate Administration, Corporate Image and Relationships, Events Management, Personnel/Human Resource Development, Communication, Public Relations, Art and Publicity. At present he also acts as director in charge of the Solar and TC Business.
Shri Anil Bhavarlal Jain - Vice Chairman & Managing Director (DIN 00053035)
has been the Managing Director of the Company since 1993. He has commerce degree from Pune University and Law Degree from Mumbai University. He joined management team in 1984 and was in charge of our US based marketing operations. Mr. Anil Jain has an extensive background and experience in Finance, Banking, Mergers & Acquisitions, Strategic Planning, Restructuring Operations, Export Marketing, International Business Relations, Collaborations and Joint Ventures. He is Currently also the Vic Chairman of the Company
Shri Ajit Bhavarlal Jain - Joint Managing Director (DIN 00053299)
has been the Joint Managing Director of the Company since 1994. He is a engineering graduate from Dnyaneshwar University. He is director in charge of drip irrigation division including guidance for extension service and development of new applications and products. He joined management of Company in 1984 and started his training in production and maintenance in the pipe division. During the period from 19851990, he was in charge of establishing our new pipe production plant in Madhya Pradesh. In 1991, he was appointed Director with the overall responsibility of the manufacturing plant at Jalgaon, including production, maintenance and marketing.
Shri Atul Bhavarlal Jain - Joint Managing Director (DIN 00053407)
has been the Joint Managing Director of the Company since 2011. He holds a graduate degree in commerce from Pune University, India. He joined the management team in 1992. From 19942000, he was in charge of our Europe-based marketing operations and was responsible for developing and maintaining the market for PVC Sheets, Dehydrated Onion, Fruit Pulp etc. Presently, he focuses on marketing our products on a global basis in addition to being director in charge of piping division.
Shri R Swaminathan - Executive Director (DIN 00060983)
is a Director and Chemical Engineer responsible for manufacturing operations in Polytube, Sprinkler, PVC & PC Sheets and PVC & PE Pipe units. Mr. Swaminathan has 34 years of experience in operation and maintenance activities of plants handling such things as Solvent Extraction, Plastics Extrusion and Injection Moulding. He joined the Jain Group in 1982 and was appointed a whole-time Director in 1996.
Shri Devendra Raj Mehta - Independent Director (DIN 01067895)
is an Independent Director. He is graduate of Arts and Law from Rajasthan University. He also studied at Royal Institute of Public Administration, London and Alfred Sloan School of Management, MIT, Boston. He joined Indian Administrative Service in 1961 and held important positions in the Govt. of Rajasthan and later in Govt. of India. He was the Chairman of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), He has been credited with transforming the Capital Market in India into a modern, efficient, safe, vibrant and a very investor friendly one. His prior prestigious postings include the Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India, Director General of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Commerce, and Additional Secretary, Banking, Ministry of Finance. He was appointed as Independent Director on 11th August, 2014.
Shri Ghanshyam Dass - Independent Director (DIN 01807011)
is an Independent Director. He has had an outstanding career in domestic, international banking and Capital Markets for over 34 years, during which he developed a firm understanding of the complexities of international markets. He is thoroughly familiar with the regulatory and business environment in USA, European Union, South East Asia, The Middle East, India and other major money-center locations. Mr. Dass was an Advisor to Intel Capital, member of TiE, Association of Biotech Led Enterprises (ABLE), Bangalore Hardware Task Force, Founder Member Association of Outsourcing Professionals (AOP), Member Academic Council Union Bank School of Management, Member of the CII National Council on Corporate Governance and Regulatory Framework and CII National Committee on Capital Markets and Government Nominee on the Governing Council of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). Mr. Dass is a member of Brickwork Ratings Committee (A Credit Rating Agency) and Vice President Karnataka Athletics Association, also an Independent Director on the board of Dhanalakshmi Bank. He was appointed as Independent Director on 11th August, 2014.
Smt Radhika Pereira - Independent Director (DIN 00016712)
is an Independent Director. She is a graduate of Mumbai University concentrating in science and law, and holds an LLM from Cambridge (England) and Harvard (USA). Currently, she is a Partner of Dudhat, Pereira and Associates, Advocates, Mumbai. Prior to joining Dudhat, Pereira and Associates, she worked with Mulla & Mulla, Cragie, Blunt & Caroe, Advocates and Solicitors, Mumbai, Arthur Anderson & Co, Mumbai and as a Partner in Udwadia & Udeshi, Advocates, Mumbai. She was appointed as Independent Director on 11th August, 2014.
Shri Harishchandra Prasad Singh - Independent Director (DIN 06387125)
is an Independent Director. He is M.Sc (Hort), with Gold Medal, RAU, Pusa, Samastipur, 1969-1971; Ph.D with certificate of merit, UAS, Bangalore, 1982-1985 and Post Doctorate, D.Sc (Honoris causa) OUAT, Bhubaneswar, 2009. With rare combination of scientific excellence, conscientious administration, dynamic management skills and academic depth, contributed to research, education and development of horticulture and agriculture. His contribution has lead to optimisation of output, outcome and delivery. He is prime mover for horticulture research and development in India and is an architect of Golden Revolution. Currently, he is The Founder and Chairman, Confederation of Horticulture Associations of India (CHAI), committed for accelerating the economic growth through technological interventions, human resource development and providing innovative solutions to emerging challenges. He was appointed as Independent Director on 11th August, 2014.
Shri Dr. Narendra Jadhav
is an Indian national (born in 1953). Dr Jadhav, currently a Member of Parliament Rajya Sabha-Nominated, has had a long and outstanding professional career spanning more than four decades in public service. Some of the distinguished positions held by Dr Jadhav with distinction include Member, Planning Commission, Member, National Advisory Council (NAC), Vice- Chancellor of University of Pune and the Chief Economist, Reserve Bank of India.
Ms Nancy Barry
Nancy Barry is currently the President and CEO of NBA Enterprise Solutions to Poverty since 2006. ESP has worked with over 150 companies, banks and emerging enterprises in major emerging markets, to build profitable, inclusive growth strategies which engage millions of low-income people as suppliers, distributors and consumers, building their income and assets. Deep engagement and results with companies and banks in India, China, Kenya, Mexico, Colombia and Peru.
She has Strong emphasis on agribusiness and inclusive agri-finance. In India, with ten leading agribusinesses, built the Action Platform to Create Shared Value in Agribusiness in India. Over 70 leading companies and banks were engaged between 2012 and 2018 in company actions, collaborations and joint initiatives geared to creating shared value with small farmers, through value chain development, inputs and advice, and financial services. She has Strong knowhow and engagement on retail distribution channels for consumer goods, insurance, and B2B products with Exito, Bimbo, FEMSA, P&G in Latin America. Nancy joined the World bank as a Young Professional and became the global Division Chief for Industry globally. She has Held managerial positions in industry, trade, finance, and public sector management in Latin America and South Asia. She went on to become the CEO for Women’s world bank in 1990 where she led major expansion in performance, innovation, and impact expansion of microfinance by specialized institutions and banks in the WWB network, from 20,000 clients in 1990 to 23 million clients in 2006, in over 40 countries of Asia, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe. The aggregate global portfolio of WWB network members grew to over USS$8 billion, with loan sizes averaging USS400.
Shri Mr Mukul Sarkar
Mukul Sarkar is a Graduate [B.Tech] in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, and an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. He has over 30 years of experience in Indian financial sector mainly in the area of investment banking, corporate banking, trade finance and risk management. He is presently the Chief General Manager and Chief Risk Officer of Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank). He was earlier Group Head of Exim Bank’s Project Exports Group, Corporate Banking Group and SME Business Group. Mr. Sarkar spent three years in Milan, Italy as Head of Exim Bank’s operations in Western Europe. He has vast experience in trade finance, overseas investment finance, export credit, buyer’s credit and project finance.
Prior to joining Exim Bank, Mr. Sarkar worked in SBI Capital Markets Ltd in investment banking. He has also served on the Board of many Indian companies e.g. Natco Pharma, Welspun Corp, Strides Pharma, TCG Lifesciences Ltd. Mr. Sarkar has also consulting experience as he has served as Managing Director & CEO of GPCL Consulting Services Ltd, a consulting firm promoted by Exim Bank.
Shri Uday Garg
Uday Garg founded Mandala Capital in 2008 and has since been dedicated exclusively to developing the business with a focus on the Food and Agribusiness sector. Since the firm’s inception, Mr. Garg has been involved in all areas of the business and was instrumental in developing its strategy and vision, as well as raising the current funds under management. He sits on the Boards of portfolio companies and manages the relationships with the firm’s partners and stakeholders. The inspiration behind food and agriculture as a sector focus stems from the influence of Mr. Garg’s late grandfather, Mr. B.R .Barwale, who founded Mahyco, India’s leading seed company, in 1964. Mr. Barwale was a recipient of the World Food Prize in 1998 and has been widely recognized as a leader in the agriculture world with a keen business sense and a deep connection to the Indian farming community. Prior to Mandala Capital, Mr. Garg worked at Altima Partners (London) focusing on private investments in global Emerging Markets across sectors (including Agribusiness). Mr. Garg began his career in the Investment Banking division of Deulsche Bank (New York), followed by Portfolio Manager roles at Amaranth Advisors (Connecticut) and Duet Group (London). Mr. Garg holds a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, with a concentration in Finance.

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