Mr. Ramesh Vangal assumed charge as Director of the Company with effect from 24th January 2006. He is an experienced and successful Professional with demonstrated leadership in promoting and growing the Business. He is the Founder and Chairman of the Scandent Group and Katra Group. He was Chairman of Seagram Asia Pacific and President, Asia Pacific for PepsiCO Foods, and a Member of PepsiCo’s Worldwide Executive Council. He also served the Board of Infosys Technologies Limited.
Dr. K. Anil Kumar, an eminent Ayurvedic Practitioner from Kerala, is the Executive Director of Kerala Ayurveda Limited. He is on the Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM) – the Apex Body of the Government of India for the Indian System of Medicine, as an Elected Member. He has been the President of the Ayurvedic Medical Association of India and is a Former Joint Secretary of the Ayurvedic Drug Manufacturers’ Association of India. He is currently an Executive Member of the Ayurvedic Medicine Manufacturers Organization of India.
Mr. Kshiti Ranjan Das was appointed as Additional Independent Director on 6th November, 2015.Mr. Kshiti Ranjan Das has served 33 distinguished years at the Reserve Bank of India and achieved a number of accomplishments. He played a key role in separation of Assets and Liabilities Account between Andhra Pradesh and Telengana state. He also served as the Nominee Director of RBI on the Board of Syndicate Bank amongst other banks. He was instrumental in Board approval for the policy of computerization of Branches of Syndicate Bank. Mr. Das completed Masters in Financial Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies and also holds Masters degree in Arts and Bachelors in Law. He has also attended numerous Leadership and Banking related programs at leading institutions like IIM Ahemdabad, XLRI and MDI.
Mr. Anand Subramanian is professionally qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He has worked with Arthur Andersen and involved in Taxation and Corporate Advisory services. Subsequently he joined Infosys td and later to RSM & Co, Chartered Accountants. He is involved in financial planning and strategic initiatives of the Company.
Additional Independent Director
Mr. Harish Menon is a B.E (Mech), PGDM (IIM-A) with 28 years of experience and is an entrepreneur with specialization in industrial automation and machine automation for various industries such as Printing, Packaging, Textile, Pharmaceutical, Machine Tool, Welding and Robotics. He started his career in MICO Ltd and has worked with Kotak Mahindra Capital Company, an Investment Bank in their Debt Capital Markets, where he was involved in debt raising for Corporate and PSU and in Money Markets and trading in Government securities. He is the Founder and Whole-time Director of Strategi Automation Solutions Pvt. Ltd, where he is responsible for Business Development, Sales and Service and Purchase functions.
Mr. Gokul Patnaik is the Chairman of Global Agri Systems Private Limited, India's premier Agri-services organization based in New Delhi. Prior to taking premature retirement from the government, Mr. Gokul Patnaik had an illustrious career as a civil servant. As a member of the prestigious IAS cadre, he served in senior positions both with the Government of Punjab and Government of India. Mr. Gokul Patnaik has been the President of the All India Food processors' Association, a member of the National Council of CII and a member of the Task Force on Agriculture of FICCI.
Ms. Shailaja Chandra is a Post Graduate in Economics from university of Wales, UK. She is Resident of New Delhi, has held various assignments in the Central Government and State Government as Civil Servant for 40 years. Ms. Chandra has also held the post of Secretary of Ayush and Chief Secretary of Delhi.
Mr. Subramaniam Krishnamurthy is a senior Banker with extensive experience of 4 decades in the Reserve Bank of India and Commercial Banks. He served as General Manager (Vigilance and Inspection/Audit) in Indian Overseas Bank, Chennai. He was Banking Ombudsman, Chennai for about 2 years