Management

Chairperson

Dr. Meenakshi Nayar is an Independent and Non-Executive Director on the Board of the Company. She holds Master degree in Psychology from M S University, Vadodara and FPM(Ph.D.) from IIM Ahmedabad in Organizational Behavior. She is Founder Chairperson of ETASHA Society, a not-for-profit organization that provides market-oriented employability and vocational skills to disadvantaged Indian youth. She has worked for more than two decades in Human Resource Management and Development in the corporate sector, involving training and development of ‘grown ups’. She is Founder of EduServe Consultants working with Adolescents in schools in the areas of Sexuality Education, Career Guidance, and Life Skills Development.


Managing Director

Mr. Hemant Bharat Ram hails from the pioneer industrialist family of Lala Shri Ram, Dr. Bharat Ram and Dr. Vinay Bharat Ram of DCM Group.  Educated at the Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA, USA,  he holds a  Master’s degree in Industrial Administration and a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Computer Science.   He started his career with DCM Data Product (Now DCM Data Systems) in 1991 and  was later appointed  as  Executive Director of the IT Division of DCM (DCM Data Systems  and DCM Technologies Ltd).  After  successfully turning around  the IT  Division, he was  appointed as Vice Chairman of DCM Engineering Ltd, Ropar who  made record profit under his leadership.   He is past President of Manufacturers’ Association of Information Technology (MAIT),  and  Ex- member of National Council of Confederation of Indian Industries (CII).   Presently, he is  a Member of Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), USA and Institute Of  Electrical &  Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA.  He is in Management Committee of Shri Ram Centre for Performing Arts.

 

Dr. Vinay Bharat Ram (Born on February 18,1936)
Dr. Vinay Bharat Ram, whole time Director hails from the family of pioneer industrialist Lala Sri Ram, educated at the universities of Delhi, Michigan (Ann Arbor) and Harvard, holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the university of Delhi. Taught at IIM-Ahmedabad, IIT-Delhi and FMS, University of Delhi. 
 
Has authored numerous papers in Indian and foreign journals. His books titled ’Import Substitution, Exchange Rates & Economic Development’ and ’The Theory of The Global Firm’ have been published by Oxford University Press. Professor Amartya Sen, Noble laureate in Economics has called the latter ’an imaginative book with a bearing on pure theory as well as real world’. 
 
Dr. Vinay Bharat Ram is a Vice President of Governing Council of Shri Ram Centre for Industrial Relations & Human Resources and Shri Ram Centre For Performing Arts. He has been working as a Past President of The Harvard Club of Delhi and Manufacturers’ Association of Information Technology. Ex-member of International Council of the Asia Society, New York, U.S.A. He has been the Past President of Northern India Textile Mills Association.
 
Dr. Vinay Bharat Ram has been honoured with the National Citizen’s Award for Entrepreneurship in 1990 from the Prime Minister of India.Also received National Excellence Award for Art & Culture for 1996-97 from T. P. Jhunjhunwala Foundation. 
 

Mr. Ravi Vira Gupta

Mr. Ravi Vira Gupta is an Independent and Non-Executive Director on the Board of the Company. Mr. Ravi Vira Gupta, educated at St. Stephen’s College, Delhi and at Cambridge University. After his Graduation in Economics, he joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1962. He had worked in various states and held challenging assignment at the field. He was associated with various aspects of cooperatives as well as agriculture. He was Registrar of Cooperatives as well as Managing Director of National Cooperative Development Corporation. In Madhya Pradesh, he was the Managing Director of the MP Federation of Dairy Cooperatives for over three years. Between 1991 and 1998, he was closely associated with the economic reforms at the level of Additional Secretary / Secretary in the Government of India in the Ministries of Fertilizer, Food as well as Finance. He was also Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India for about three years. He is also Chairman Emiretus of Ambit Corporate Finance Private Ltd., which is a leading investment bank of India. He is also on the board of several other companies.

 

Ms. Shahana Basu

Ms. Shahana Basu is Non Executive and Non Independent director on the Board of the Company. She is  MA, LLM and has served as Global General Counsel of Amira Nature Foods Ltd. since March 2014 until June 2015. Ms. Basu is responsible for the legal and secretarial functions. Ms. Basu was Director of Legal & Regulatory Affairs at Max India Limited until July 2018. Ms. Basu joined with more than 15 years of experience with global law firms and corporates. Ms. Basu served as Chief Legal Officer of Apollo Tyres Ltd. from February 2012 to August 2013. She was a Partner and Chair of the South Asia Practice in the Boston, USA office of Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP from September 2009 to January 2012. Ms. Basu has previously held positions with leading international law firms including Jones Day, Reavis & Pogue LLP, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and Linklaters LLP. She has been Non-Executive Woman Director of Voith Paper Fabrics India Limited since February 06, 2016. Ms. Basu received a BA Degree in History from Hindu College, Delhi University in the year 1987-1990, a Tripos in Social & Political Sciences from Trinity College, Cambridge University, UK in 1993, a MA Degree in Sociology from the University of Chicago in Illinois, USA in the year 1993-1996 and a Juris Doctor’s Degree in Law from Yale Law School, Yale University in Connecticut, USA in the year 1996-1999.

 

Mr. Rakesh Goel

Mr. Rakesh Goel is Executive and Whole Time  director on the Board of the Company. He is  MBA from Punjab Agricultural University and has served various organizations at top management level in a span of 4 decades of his career.  He served at HAFED for 10 years before joining DCM Group in 1990  and has been working at various positions across textile business. He has well rounded experience with multiple functions exposure (purchasing, marketing, plant operations & projects implementation among others. He has end to end experience of all textile operations.

 

Mr. Jitendra Tuli

Mr. Jitendra Tuli served as the Chairman of DCM Ltd. from December 20, 2011 to January 29, 2016 and served as its Managing Director from December 20, 2012 to January 29, 2016. Mr. Tuli is an Editorial and Communications Consultant at World Health Organization and served as its Public Information Officer for 19 years until 1996. He joined IBM as a Communication Officer in 1971. He started his career in Journalism with Hindustan Times in 1964. He served as the first English Newscaster from Delhi Doordarshan in December 1971 and kept viewers informed of the Bangladesh war. He is deeply involved in the work for the less privileged ones as the trustee of Amarjyoti Charitable Trust and as founder member of Cancer -Sehyog. He is a founder member of Cancer Sahyog. He serves as a Director of DCM Engineering Limited. Mr. Tuli served as a Director of DCM Ltd. from December 27, 2006 to January 29, 2016. Mr. Tuli holds a Bachelors degree in Commerce from Shrirarn College of Commerce. Mr. Tuli obtained his Post Graduate Diploma from London School of Journalism and attended the School of Public Relations and Communications at Boston University, USA.

 

Mr. Kulbir Singh  

Mr. Kulbir Singh serves on the Board of Directors of the Company as an Non- Independent and Non-Executive Director. Mr. Singh attended The Doon School in DehraDun, India, and then went on to earn an Honours degree in Economics from St. Joseph’s College in North Point, Darjeeling. In early 1967, he joined Grindlays Bank. He worked for Grindlays Bank, a century-old British institution, for nearly 30 years.

Mr. Singh spent one-third of his time in London, Hong Kong, and Dubai. Between 2001 and 2003, he served as an advisor to Rothschild Bank AG for India and the Middle East, and for five years to Monument Capital Group LLC, a Washington, DC-based private equity firm focusing on homeland security.

Mr. Singh has also served on the boards of public and private companies ranging from chemicals/petrochemicals to information technology. He has a mix of leadership and advisory experience, with a focus on business strategy, financial management, and compliance, all while maintaining the highest level of integrity.

 

Mr. Vivek Chhachhi  

Mr. Vivek Chhachhi serves on the Board of Directors of the Company as an Independent and Non-Executive Director. Mr. Chhachhi earned a Master’s degree in Management Studies from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, University of Mumbai and a B.Sc. degree in Computer Science from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University.

Mr. Chhachhi had two years of experience as an equity research analyst at a Citi-affiliated brokerage firm, Citicorp Securities & Investments Limited. Mr. Chhachhi was a Director with CVCI, where he had about 15 years of investing experience. Mr. Chhachhi worked with CVCI to identify, manage, and exit a large number of companies in a variety of industries, including IT, pharmaceutical and specialty chemicals, IT enabled services, financial services, auto, metals and mining, infrastructure, oil and gas services, media, and textiles.

Mr. Chhachhi has served on the boards of Thyrocare, Nueclear, Thyrocare Gulf, Sutures, Natco, and Veeda, among others. Mr. Chhachhi has also served on the boards of several CVCI portfolio companies, including i-FLEX, Jubilant Organosys, Sasken Technologies, RelQ Software, Newgen Software, Himadri Industries, and Techno Electric, IVRCL, Perlecan Pharma, International Tractors, Jai Balaji, and Globe Capital, among others.