Investor Relationships

KAL Board of

Mr. Ramesh Vangal


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

Executive Director

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. Anand Subramanian


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.

Mr. Harish Menon

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


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.


Independent Director

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

Mrs. Shilpa Kiran Gududur

Independent Director

Mrs. Shilpa Kiran Gududur is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and has over 18 years of work experience in various industries. She is presently practicing since August, 2011 as a Company Secretary and is a regular speaker at various institutions. In the past, her association with corporates includes working with Mfar Constructions Pvt Ltd , GNB Technologies (India) Pvt Limited and ING Vysya Bank Ltd. She is a commerce graduate from University of Mumbai, an LLB Graduate from Bangalore University and Masters in Business Law from the prestigious National Law School, Bangalore and she has also excelled academically being a college topper in all three years of her Graduation in Mumbai and was topper of her batch while pursuing her Masters in Business Law in National Law School, Bangalore. She is Registered as an Insolvency Professional and also as Registered Valuer in Securities & Financial Assets. She is Vice President – Education of Bangalore Valuers Association.

Mr. Rajesh Sharma

Rajesh Sharma is a well-known resident of Jammu with deep roots in the society. He has actively contributed for the well-being of his people and is associated with various charitable causes. He has been active at the industry level and has espoused the cause of the development of Jammu and Kashmir on various platforms. He is currently serving as Co-Chairman of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), J&K, and is also a past Chairman of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), J&K.
He is actively setting up industrial plants in Jammu and has been associated with various multinational Companies like PepsiCo, Wrigley, Parle, Punjab MilkFed, Samsonite, etc. He has been a Logistic Service Provider for over 30 years and is doing sales and marketing of juices and packaged drinking water under his own brands. His operations are spread over J&K, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, and Chandigarh