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Management Team


Mr. Pradip Kumar Khaitan

Chairman

Mr. Khaitan, Chairman of the Company, aged about 74 years is a B.Com, LLB and Attorney-at-Law (Bells Chamber Gold Medalist). He has experience in the fields of commercial and corporate law, tax law, arbitration, foreign collaborations, mergers & acquisitions, restructuring and de-mergers. He is a member of the Bar Council of India, the Bar Council of West Bengal and the Indian Council of Arbitration. He is a senior most partner of Khaitan & Co., LLP, Advocates & Solicitors firm. He is also on the Board of various companies. know more

Mr. Binod Khaitan

Director

Mr. Binod Khaitan, Director of the Company, aged about 70 years, is a B. Com. and M.B.A (Geneva). He has wide experience in industries such as plywood, tea, jute, tyre, tube etc. Presently he is associated with various charitable and social organisations like Rotary Club, Vivekanand Kendra etc. He has been on the Board of our Company as a non-executive director since 1975. know more

Mr. Naresh Chandra

Director

Mr. Chandra, Director of the Company, aged about 79 years, graduated with a Masters' degree in Mathematics from Allahabad University. A former civil servant, he joined the Indian Administrative Services in 1956 and has served as Chief Secretary in Rajasthan, Commonwealth Secretariat Advisor on Export Industrialization and Policy in Colombo (Sri Lanka), Advisor to the Government of Jammu and Kashmir, and successively Secretary to the Ministries of Water Resources, Defense, Home and Justice in the Government of India. In December 1990, he became Cabinet Secretary, the highest post in the Indian Civil Service. In 1992, he was appointed Senior Advisor to the Prime Minister of India. He has served as the Governor of the state of Gujarat in 1995-1996 and Ambassador of India to the United States of America in 1996-2001. He has also chaired the Committee on Corporate Audit and Governance, the Committee on Private Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships and the Committee on Civil Aviation Policy, for the Government of India. He has been honored with the Padma Vibhushan, a high civilian award, by the President of India in 2007. know more

Mr. Umang Kejriwal

Managing Director

Mr. Umang Kejriwal, Managing Director of the Company, aged about 61 years is a commerce graduate from Calcutta University. A visionary who has shown the path to create a long standing foot print in Ductile Iron spun pipe manufacturing space worldwide. Mr. Kejriwal started his journey in the Company as Executive Director in the year 1979. He played a pivotal role in accelerating the business performance and helped Electrosteel a big leap growth competing with international players. His value sense helped company to form a very committed team of professionals and consistent inspiration has taken the company on the sustained growth path over the years. In 1981 he took over as Managing Director. Till date he is the key role player to take Electrosteel to the next level. know more

Mr. Mayank Kejriwal

Joint Managing Director

Mr. Mayank Kejriwal, Joint Managing Director of the Company, aged about 59 years is a commerce graduate. From 1972 to 1977 he was engaged in the sale of the Company's products as a director and non-executive director of Electrocast Sales India Limited. He was appointed as an executive director of the Company in 1977 and was promoted as Deputy Managing Director in the same year. In 1981, he was appointed as Joint Managing Director of the Company. Mr. Kejriwal has 42 years' experience in the Pipe manufacturing industry. know more

Mr. Uddhav Kejriwal

Director

Mr. Uddhav Kejriwal, Wholetime Director of the Company, aged about 35 years is a commerce graduate. After joining in 2003, he has made a major contribution for the creation of the Company's Haldia facility having 2.95 Lakhs TPA coke making capacity, 60,000 MT sponge Iron capacity and 12 MW Power Plant. He oversees all financial affairs and commercial issues pertaining to the business of the Company. know more

Mr. Vyas Mitre Ralli

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Ralli, Non-Executive Director of the Company, aged about 67 years, is a qualified B. Tech (Hons.) in Metallurgical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He joined our Company in April 1972 and currently is in-charge of Plants at Khardah and Haldia. He also oversees all the production and development at Srikalahasthi Pipes Limited (Formerly, Lanco Industries Limited), an Associate Company. He has been appointed as a Whole Time Director on 21 December, 2009. know more

Mr. S.Y. Rajagopalan

Director

Mr. Rajagopalan, Director of the Company, aged about 79 years, is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary by Profession. He worked as Wholetime Director of the Company from 1988 to 2007 and retired on 9.08.2007. Thereafter he was appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 22.01.2010. He has extensive experience in corporate and related laws and finance affairs. know more

Mr. Mahendra Kumar Jalan

Director

Mr. Jalan, Wholetime Director of the Company, aged about 61 years, is a B.Tech (3rd Year). He had joined the Company as Commercial Manager in 1981. In 1993, he was given the responsibility of setting up the Export Department for export of DI pipes. After achieving this objective, he was given additional responsibility of looking after domestic Sales and Marketing in 2003. He became the Wholetime Director of the Company on 22 January 2010. Currently Mr. Jalan looks after Company's marketing strategies. know more

Ms. Nityangi Kejriwal

Director

Ms. Nityangi Kejriwal, Director of the Company, aged about 24 years is a Graduate from Cardiff University, with specialization in Journalism, Media and Cultural studies. She is actively involved in marketing, sales, logistics, branding and advertising of Electrosteel Steels Limited's (ESL) products. know more

Mr. Ram Krishna Agarwal

Director

Mr. Ram Krishna Agarwal, Director of the Company, aged about 63 years, is a qualified Chartered Accountant and was the Managing Partner of M/s. S R Batliboi & Co.. He is the past President of Institute of Internal Auditors, India and was a member of the Central Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India during 1991-97. He has got wide exposure of various industries including Steel, Paper, Cement, Telecom, Automobiles, Real Estate, Milk & Dairy Products etc., both in India and abroad.

Mr. Agarwal is connected with various Chambers of Commerce as the Committee Chairman / Executive Committee member, permanent invitee etc., and is a past Chairman of CII (Eastern Region). He was the National Chairman of Direct Tax Sub-Committee of CII in the year 2013-14.
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Mr. Amrendra Prasad Verma

Independent Director

Mr. Amrendra Prasad Verma aged about 65 years has completed his Masters' Degree in Liberal Arts from Patna University. He has over 32 years of experience in the banking sector. He joined Banking sector in the year 1975. During his career with State Bank of India (SBI), he held various Senior Executive positions like Business Head of Corporate Banking Group, General Manager-International Banking Division, Chief Credit & Risk Officer etc. During the year 2005-2009, Mr. Verma was deputed to SBI Capital Markets Limited (Investment banking outfit of SBI) as Managing Director & CEO. He also held the position of Deputy Managing Director & Group Executive of Mid Corporate Group of SBI during 2009-10. He retired as the Deputy Managing Director & Chief Credit & Risk Officer of the bank in December 2011, where he was in overall charge of the bank's risk management function. Thereafter he was an advisor with SBI till June 2012. know more

Mr. Rajkumar Khanna

Director

Mr. Rajkumar Khanna, Director of the Company aged about 61 years, has the following educational qualifications:

WHARTON SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT - Philadelphia, USA, Certificate in Infrastructure & Housing Finance

FMS, DELHI UNIVERSITY - New Delhi University, Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing & Sales Management

BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY - Varanasi, India, Graduate in Management, Finance

Mr. Khanna has worked in HUDCO and handled the department of Resource Mobilization, Carried out negotiations of loans and grants from national and international institutions, public deposit schemes, internal budget and NHB cell. He was responsible for business development in various states.

He has also worked with NBCC - New Delhi where he looked after clearance of over-seas construction projects from RBI, Exim Bank and ECGC. He was also a Member of procurement committee for foreign projects.

He has also worked with SYNDICATE BANK as Manager of Lodhi Road NBCC Branch where he gained experience in international banking.

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Mr. Umang Kejriwal

Director

Mr. Umang Kejriwal, aged about 61 years, is a non- executive-non independent Director of your Company. He has been a member of our Board since our incorporation. He is a commerce graduate from Calcutta University. Mr. Kejriwal has 41 years of experience in steel & pipe manufacturing industry. From 1972 to 1975, he was actively engaged in the sale of products of Electrosteel Castings Limited (ECL). He was appointed as an executive director of ECL in 1975 and subsequently became the deputy managing director in 1979. Since 1981 he is acting as the managing director of ECL. know more

Mr. Rama Shankar Singh

Wholetime Director

Mr. Rama Shankar Singh, Wholetime Director of the Company, aged about 66 years, is a B.Tech graduate in Mining Engineering from the Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad. He is a registered member of professional Societies/ Institution in Indian Mine Managers Association-IMMA and Member of the Mining, Geological, and Metallurgical Institute of India - MMGI.

He is having 44 years of experience in the planning, design and construction of Mines projects and also in the operation and maintenance of Mines. He has specialised experience in construction and maintenance of infrastructure, cross country pipe line, large volumes road and aerial transport.

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Mr. Lalit Kumar Singhi

Director

Mr. Lalit Kr Singhi, aged 54 years, has started his business career in aluminum industry in the year 1979 and has over 31 years of experience in aluminum trading. From 1991 to 2005, Mr Singhi handled the consignment agency of Hindalco under the flagship of his own Company, where he was looking after the sales of aluminum products of Hindalco for the entire eastern region of India. From 1982 to till date, he is been engaged in the export business of garments to the European Countries. He is also involved in importing the wireless communication system for the Indian Army. know more

Mr. Jinendra Kumar Jain

Director

Mr. Jinendra Kumar Jain, aged 63 years is a commerce graduate and a Chartered Accountant by profession. He is a member of 'Institute of Chartered Accountants of India', 'Direct Taxes Professional Association' and 'Association of Corporate Advisors & Executives Views Exchange'. Mr Jain is currently a practicing Chartered Accountant and has more than 36 years of experience in the field of Audit and Taxation. In his professional career he had also gained immense experience for the audit of manufacturing, trading and service Companies including Non-Banking Financial Companies, Listed Companies and Public Sector units. know more

Mr. Sunil V Diwakar

Director

Mr. Diwakar, director aged about 51 years holds a Master's degree in Production Technology from IIT, Madras and holds a diploma in International Management from IMI, New Delhi.

He is Senior Managing Partner at IL&FS Investment Managers Limited (IIML). He has one of the longest careers in the Indian private equity industry of over 23 years. In addition, he has also worked in the aeronautical engineering industry for three and a half years.

He joined IIML in 2004 and has since then helped in sourcing, evaluating, monitoring and exiting transactions for the Leverage India Fund, Tara India Fund III & IV.  He has also represented IIML on the boards of various Investee Companies.

Over the years, he has gained multi-sector exposure in Manufacturing, Life Sciences, IT, Media and Retail transactions.

Prior to joining IIML, he was with Ind-Asia Fund Advisors, managing a US$ 53 Mn AMP-IndAsia Fund and before that, he headed the Mumbai office of ICICI Venture.

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Mr. Naresh Pachisia

Director

Mr. Naresh Pachisia, aged 51 years, has completed his B.Com from Calcutta University and is a certified financial planner. Mr. Pachisia has been in capital markets for more than 28 years and has experience in equity research and broking, portfolio management, merchant banking and financial planning. He is also the promoter and managing director of SKP Securities Limited, which is listed on Bombay Stock Exchange. know more

Mr. Devaprasad Mozumder

Nominee Director

Mr. Devaprasad Mozumder last served as Chief General Manager of State Bank of India (SBI) heading SBI's Medium and Small Enterprises Business Unit. He was with SBI since 1976. During his years in SBI, he has worked in a range of assignments both in India and abroad. In India he has worked in various business viz. Retail, Commercial, Merchant Banking as well as infrastructure Project Finance. The other critical positions held by him in SBI include General Manager of branch Networks in New Delhi and Jharkhand, Deputy General Manager of Mid Corporate Group for Orissa and Vice President for Loans and Investments in Ozaka, Japan. In SBI, Mr. Mozumder had been an integral part of the teams laying down credit policy and procedure and strategies of credit risk management. He is a Physics graduate from Calcutta University and was among all-India top ten rank holders in National Science Talent Search. He has completed programmes on Risk Management techniques at New York Institute of Finance (a Financial Times company) on Strategy Planning at Darden School of Business, University of Virginia and on Corporate Debt Restructuring at World Bank. He is currently involved in running a Kumon after school learning centre in Pune. know more

Ms. Jayantika Ganguly

Additional Independent Director

Ms. Jayantika Ganguly is a lawyer associated with Khaitan & Co, LLP and has an experience of over eight years in corporate laws. She specializes in banking, project finance and corporate transactions and has handled assignments in varied sectors such as roads, oil and gas, energy, infrastructure and aviation across multiple jurisdictions. She is an alumnus of the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences also a member of its Industry-Academia Panel. know more

Mr. Mayank Kejriwal

Managing Director

He is a B.Com (Hons.) with a rich experience in the DI Pipes Industry. He is also the Joint Managing Director of Electrosteel Castings Ltd., a pioneer in DI Pipe manufacturing in India and holds Directorships in various Limited companies. He has an extensive knowledge of company operations and rich experience and expertise in managing the affairs of the company. Under his able leadership, ECL has attained new heights. know more

Mr. G.S. Rathi

He is a gold medalist from Bhagalpur University in Bihar, a Law Graduate and a qualified Company Secretary. He is also the executive Director of Electrosteel Castings Ltd., looking after the Elavur Unit of Electrosteel, besides managing the marketing & sales of ECL in the Southern and Western regions of India. He has expertise in general administrative management and marketing and actively involved in the day-to-day operations of the company. He also worked as Vice President-cum-Company Secretary of Vidula Chemicals and Manufacturing Industries, a Birla Group Company, during 1980-1986, and implemented a Greenfield chemical project near Kolkata. know more

Mr. G. Maruthi Rao

He is B.Sc. (Hons.) and has expertise in Administrative and General Management. know more

Mr. S.Y. Rajagopalan

He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary and serves as Executive Director - Finance in Electrosteel Castings Ltd. He has expertise in Financial Management and Corporate & Related Laws. He also holds Directorship in ECL. know more

Mr. R. K. Khanna

He is a Graduate in Management - Finance and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing & Sales Management from FMS, Delhi University. He has also completed a Certification Course in Infrastructure & Housing Finance from Wharton School of Management, U.S.A. He has rich experience in Financial Management and Banking Operations and has served as Dy. Chief of Finance in National Building Construction Corporation Limited, New Delhi. In his long stint of 25 years with HUDCO, he has held senior management positions viz. Executive Director and Sr. Executive Director and contributed for the business development of Western/ Eastern/ North Eastern Zones. He holds Directorship in Shivshahi Punarvasan Prakalp Ltd. (SPPL), Mumbai. know more

Ms. S. Hemamalini

She is a Post Graduate in Management with specialization in Marketing and International Trade. She also holds Customs House Agent Certification issued by Govt. of India through an Exam under Customs Act, 1965 and COFEPOSA (Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Act). She served as Head Customer Service in Tata Shipping and headed International Trade, Textiles Business Unit at Kothari Industries Corporation. She is the Founder and CEO of Live Connections, a Recruitment and Search firm which works across multiple domains, functions and geographies having a track record of placing over 20,000 professionals in the last over two decades. know more