A highly respected and well connected management professional with over 45 years of operational and leadership experience, a thought leader in the corporate world, with a solid track record of
building successful businesses organisations
transitioning family businesses to professional management, a turnaround specialist.
grooming next generation of business leaders
Initially gained comprehensive FMCG background-rich experience from managing regional operations to heading overall national operations, with emphasis on customer-facing activities, in leading organizations like Geep (now Gillette) and Lakme (now Unilever India).Since inception of cellular telecommunication business in India, have been engaged with leading organizations like Sterling(Swisscom), Hexacom, Bharti (Airtel) and Spice Telecom, successfully establishing cellular services in various regions in the country. In Bharti after handling operations as C.E.O. and exhibiting significant competencies in the area of corporate affairs was moved to handle the vital role of Chief of External Relations, directly reporting to Chairman, Sunil Bharti Mittal. In the year 2011 was appointed the Chief of Business Development in Metro Cash & Carry and helped establish expansion of Indian operations for the company. In the recent past have been Executive Director, Asia Pacific region at Frost and Sullivan, President at Sharda University, Chief Advisor to Newgen Software Technologies, Advisor to ETA Ascon-Star Group Dubai, Advisor to Cellular Operators Association of India and Tower and Infrastructure Providers Association.
Independent Director of National Waqf Development Corporation Ltd. under the aegis of Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India.
Member of the governing council of Maulana Azad National Academy for Skills, aimed at providing an all India level training to the minority population for skills.
Member Coordination Committee of National Rural Livelihoods Mission (Govt. of India). The objective of the Mission is to reduce poverty among rural BPL and increase the income on sustainable basis.
Expert Committee Member, Rajasthan E-Governance Council. The Chief Minister is the Chairman of this council.
Telecom Advisory Board Member, Power Grid Corporation of India.
CII, FICCI, ASSOCHAM and All India Management Association: actively associated with these institutions and had been the Chairman and member of many high powered committees of various industry forums. Had been for 3 years, Chairman of Rural Development Council of Assocham.
Member of board of Directors / Governors of various other organizations:
-Chairman, Grid Infocom Pvt. Ltd. (http://www.gridinfocom.com/)
B.E (Hons) in Engineering, BITS, PILANI; enjoy golf, travel, and reading.
* He is also the member of Managing Council , CIRC.