Board of Directors

Ravi Goenka Chairman and Managing Director

Ravi Goenka, is the Chairman and Managing Director of our Company. He holds a bachelors’ degree in chemical engineering from Bangalore University. He has been associated with our Company since inception, and has approximately 30 years of experience in the chemicals and paper industries, 16 years of experience in the education industry, and 21 years in the power industry. He is a director on the board of International Knowledge Park Private Limited which established Ecole Mondiale World School and Russell Square International College. He was also the ex-trustee of Mumbai Port Trust and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, and is presently, the president of the executive committee of the Indian Chemical Council for the period from 2020 to 2022.

Satej Nabar Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

Satej Nabar has been associated with Laxmi Organic Industries Limited since April 2020.

He holds a bachelors' degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Bombay, a masters' degree in plastic engineering from the University of Bombay and is a chartered engineer registered with the Institution of Engineers (India). During his stint of nearly three decades with global chemicals major and Indian companies, Satej has held many positions of responsibility across multiple geographies in the polymers, petrochemicals and speciality chemicals industries. He has handled numerous functions including sales and marketing, business development, technical services, corporate strategy, innovation, projects and manufacturing.

Harshvardhan Goenka Executive Director – Strategy & Business Development

He has nine years of experience in the chemicals industry. He leads the business development initiatives of our Company.

He has a bachelors' degree in science from Babson College, Boston USA

Rajeev Goenka Non-Executive Director

Rajeev Goenka, is a Non-Executive Director of our Company. He holds a masters’ degree in business administration from Lehigh University. He has been associated with our Company since August 1994 and has approximately 26 years of experience in the chemicals industry, 21 years of experience in the renewable energy, and 17 years of experience in the field of education. He was the vice president-business development of Maharashtra Aldehydes Chemicals Limited from 1991 to 1994, and currently serves as a member on the board of directors of Maharashtra Aldehydes Chemicals Limited. He is the founding member of, and a director on the board of directors of International Knowledge Park Private Limited which established Ecole Mondiale World School and Russel Square International College. He is also a trustee of the Laxmidevi Nathmal Goenka Charitable Trust.

Manish Chokhani Independent Director

Manish Chokhani, is an Independent Director of our Company. He holds a masters’ degree in business administration from London Business School, University of London. He is an associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and has been admitted as a fellow of the All India Management Association. He served as a Managing Director and CEO of Axis Capital Limited from 2012 to 2013. He has been associated with our Company since March 2012 and has 13 years of experience in the securities market. Prior to joining the Company, he was the director of Enam Securities Private Limited from 2006 to 2019. He served as chairman of TPG Growth India during 2015-2016, and as senior advisor to TPG Growth during 2013-2019. He currently holds the position of independent director on the boards of various companies including Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited, Westlife Development Limited, Shoppers Stop Limited, Auxilo Finserve Private Limited and Parksons Packaging Limited. He also serves on the governing board of Flame University. He is also a director on the board of directors of Livinguard AG, a healthcare technology company based in Switzerland. He is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization. He has also served as a member of SEBI’s Alternative Investment Policy Advisory Committee.

O.V. Bundellu Independent Director

O.V. Bundellu, is an Independent Director of our Company. He holds a master’s degree in mathematics and science, and a master’s degree in financial management from the University of Bombay. He has participated in the “Middle Management Course of the 3-Tier Programme for Management Development” conducted by the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and has completed the 152nd session of the “Advanced Management Program, the “International Senior Managers Program” conducted by the Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration, and part I of the associate examination conducted by the Indian Institute of Bankers. He has been associated with our Company since February 2011 and has approximately 37 years of experience in the banking industry. Prior to joining the Company, he was associated with Indian Bank as manager, and with IDBI Bank Limited as whole-time director (designated as deputy managing director).

Sangeeta Singh Independent Director

Sangeeta Singh, is an Independent Director of our Company. She holds a bachelors’ degree in arts from Wilson College, University of Bombay. She has successfully completed the “Strategic Human Resource Management” programme by the Harvard Business School. She has been associated with our Company since September 2017.Prior to joining the Company, she was associated with KPMG as an executive director, heading human resources in India.

Dr. Rajeev Vaidya

Dr. Rajeev Vaidya, is an Independent Director of our Company. He holds a bachelors’ degree of technology in chemical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, and a doctorate degree from The University of Southern Mississippi. He has approximately 30 years of experience in the chemicals industry and around five years of experience in investment advisory services. He is presently associated with Alpha Investments and Services LLC as a its initial member. In the past, he has been associated with Dupont and has held varied capacity within Dupont group companies ranging from research engineer to global president for the DuPont Building Innovations business.