Shri Vijay Kumar Gupta, Chairman & Managing Director
Shri Vijay Kumar Gupta, aged 66 years with qualification of BDS and has managerial experience of more than 44 years. He joined the Company as Director w.e.f. 21.08.1991 and as Managing Director w.e.f. 28.12.1998. He has setup an industrial empire in Gujarat in name of the Company. He is an industrialist and Chairman & Managing of the Company and is main contributory to the growth and development of the Company and Gujarat Ambuja Exports group. Starting with a nominal capital of 30 lacs Rupees, today, he is a proud promoter of the empire, which has a net worth of more than ` 825 crores with a turnover of more than ` 2600 Crores. Shri Gupta with his vision and sheer dedication has set up various Agro Processing Industries in Gujarat and he has varied interest in oil seed processing, maize based starch and other products, wheat flour, ring spinning of cotton yarn, windmills & cattle feed. Mr. Gupta, who is well-versed in understanding agro products markets, is also equally excellent in ensuring growth by improving productivity, Cost control, large size operations & consistently improving quality. His other Directorships include Maharashtra Ambuja Exports Limited, Maharashtra Ambuja Biotech Limited, Jay Agriculture & Horticulture Products Private Limited, Jay Ambe Infra Projects Private Limited, Esveegee Realty (Gujarat) Private Limited and Esveegee Starch and Chemicals Private Limited.
Shri Manish Kumar Gupta, Managing Director
Shri Manish Gupta, aged 44 years, with graduation in commerce and managerial experience of more than 25 years, is young and dynamic entrepreneur. He joined the Company as Director w.e.f. 21.08.1991 and as Managing Director w.e.f. 28.12.1998. He is one of the promoters and main contributor to the growth and development of the Company. Shri Manish Gupta has perfect vision for setting up, expanding and managing the Industries having tremendous potential for growth. He is a perfect executionist of the Mission and Vision of the Company. Shri Gupta who is well-versed in understanding agri products markets as well international market, is equally excellent in ensuring growth by improving productivity, cost control, large size operations & consistently improving quality. His vision on development of Export-Import trade, increasing presence of the Company and its products worldwide and thorough competence in EXIM Policy, Forex and Monitoring Manufacturing operations are unmatched. He has developed a core team to head all the strategic business units and has hands on approach to manage the business. Through his dedication he inspires performance from all. He is overseeing the day-to-day functioning of the Company at all levels. His other Directorships include Maharashtra Ambuja Exports Limited, Maharashtra Ambuja Biotech Limited, Royale Exports Limited, Srilanka, Jay Agriculture & Horticulture Products Private Limited and Jay Ambe Infra Projects Private Limited.
Shri Sandeep Agrawal, Whole-Time Director
Shri Sandeep Agrawal, aged 44 years is a Commerce Graduate and MBA. He is associated as Director with the Company since 1995. Presently he is Whole Time Director of the Company. He possesses varied and rich experience of more than 24 years. His other Directorship includes Sealac Agro Ventures Limited.
Smt. Sulochana Gupta, Non Executive Director
Smt. Sulochana Gupta, aged 62 years, is an industrialist and promoter of the Company and possesses rich experience of more than 39 years. She joined the Company as Director w.e.f. 21.08.1991. She supervises and monitors administrative functions of the Company. She also actively contributes in the policy decisions of the Company. Her other Directorships include Maharashtra Ambuja Exports Limited, Maharashtra Ambuja Biotech Limited, Esveegee Realty (Gujarat) Private Limited and Esveegee Starch and Chemicals Private Limited.
Shri Sudhin Choksey, Independent Director
Shri Sudhin Choksey, aged 62 years, the Managing Director of GRUH Finance Limited, is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is on the Board of the Company since 06.02.2012 as an Independent Professional Director. He has more than 35 years of working experience of handling functional areas of finance, commercial and general management in India and abroad. His other Directorships include Deepak Nitrite Limited, Hunnar Shaala Foundation for Building Technology and Innovations, Light Microfinance Private Limited and Credila Financial Services Private Limited.
Shri Rohit Patel, Independent Director
Shri Rohit Patel, aged 70 years, is B.E. II (Electrical) and consultant on Management and Human Resources Management. He is having more than 35 years of experience in training people for Communication - Time Management. He is on the Board of the Company since 30.07.2005 as an Independent Professional Director. He has been visiting faculty to various organizations, institutions, associations and universities. He is writer of several books on personality development and management. He is also a Professional Lecturer (Guest Faculty) at Bank of Baroda, EDI, AMA, CED, etc. He has established Symcom Corporation in the year 1971, the first private organization to impart training in computers, sales, TOEFL and practical job oriented courses. He is a member of Programme Committee of Ahmedabad Management Association. His other Directorships include Vadilal Industries Limited and Vadilal Chemicals Limited.
Shri Rashmikant Joshi, Independent Director
Shri Rashmikant Joshi, aged 65 years, is M.A. (English Literature), LLB and retired IAS officer. He is Chief Executive Officer of Gujarat Urban Co-Op. Banks Federation, Ahmedabad. He had joined Indian Administrative Services in 2002 and worked in various Government Departments including as Collector, District Development Officer, Deputy Secretary, Additional Secretary and Director in Petroleum-Govt. of Gujarat, Surat Electricity Company, Gujarat Industrial Power Company Ltd. He is on the Board of the Company since 15.09.2014 as an Independent Professional Director. He served as Managing Director of Gujarat State Agriculture Marketing Board, Gandhinagar for 2 years. He is having rich experience in the industrial management and functions at executive level. He had also served in Academic field for 4 years. He was Awarded Best Collector’s Award for 2008-2009 by the than Hon. CM Shri Narendra Modi.
Shri Vishwavir Saran Das, Independent Director
Shri Vishwavir Saran Das, aged 63 years, is B.A. (Economics), MBA (Specialization in HRM) and Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers. He retired as Executive Director in Reserve Bank of India (RBI) where he served for over 36 years in almost all central banking areas. At the time of his retirement on 31.07.2012, his responsibilities related to the oversight of Financial Stability, Communication, Financial Education and Board matters. He was also the Appellate Authority under the Right to Information Act. During his long tenure with RBI, he has led in many functional areas such as HR, banking regulation/supervision, regulation of NBFCs, foreign exchange regulations, promotion of lending to the priority sectors, financial inclusion and financial literacy, payment and settlement systems, O&M, IT projects, currency management, public debt management and central bank accounting systems and policies. He has served on the Working Group constituted by the Financial Stability Board to study the impact of regulatory reforms on Emerging Market Developing Economies. He is on the Board of the Company since 01.04.2016 as an Independent Professional Director. His other Directorships include IDFC Asset Management Company Limited and JCB India Limited. He is also on the panel of arbitrators of the National Stock Exchange of India Limited, BSE Limited and MCX Limited, advisor to Gujarat Urban Co-operative Bank's Federation, Open Futures Private Limited & Centre for Tax Awareness & Research.
Shri Sandeep Singhi, Independent Director
Shri Sandeep Singhi, aged 50 years, is a B.Sc., LL. B. and is an advocate by profession. He is a Partner of M/s. Singhi & Co., Advocates & Notary. He is enrolled as an Advocate with the Bar Council of Gujarat in the year 1989. He is also member of International Bar Association.
Shri Mohit Gupta
Shri Mohit Gupta ceased to be Joint Managing Director and Director (Key Managerial Personnel) of the Company w.e.f. close of business hours of 31st May, 2017.