Board of Directors
Subhash Chandra, the Chairman of the Essel Group, is among the leading lights of the Indian industry. A self-made man, Chandra has consistently demonstrated his ability to identify new businesses and lead them on the path to success.
Mr. Jawahar Goel, 55, took the position of Managing Director of the Company on January 6, 2007. Mr. Goel is actively involved in creation and expansion of Essel Group of Industries.
Mr. Arun Duggal, 64, is an Independent Non-Executive member of the Board. Mr. Duggal is a Mechanical Engineer from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, and holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
Mr. Ashok Kurien, 60 is a Non-Executive member of the Board. Mr. Kurien is a well known personality in the advertising world.
Mr. Bhagwan Dass Narang, 65, is an Independent Non-Executive member of the Board. Mr. Narang is a Post Graduate in Agricultural Economics and brings with him 32 years of banking experience.
Mr. Eric Louis Zinterhofer 38 is an Independent Non-Executive member of the Board. Mr. Zinterhofer graduated Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania, with BA degrees in Honors Economics and European History and received his MBA from the Harvard Business School.
Mr. Mintoo Bhandari, 44 is an Non – Executive nominee director of Apollo India Private Equity II (Mauritius) Limited on the Board of the Company with effect from October 27, 2010.
Pritam Singh (Dr.), 68, is an Independent Non-Executive member of the Board. Dr. Singh is an M.Com (BHU), MBA (USA), Ph.D. (BHU) and author of seven academically reputed books and published over 50 research papers.
Mr. Lakshmi Chand, 66 is an Independent Non-Executive Additional Director on the Board of the Company with effect from May 8, 2010. Mr. Lakshmi Chand is a Post Graduate in M.A (Eco) from Punjab University and is a Law Graduate from Delhi University.
Mr. Sanjay Hiralal Patel, 50 is an Alternate Director to Mr. Mintoo Bhandari on the Board of the Company with effect from October 27, 2010. Mr. Patel received an engineering degree, magna cum laude, from Harvard and received his MBA from Stanford.