Mr. Ashish Uttam Bhuta

Chairman & Managing Director

Mr Ashish U. Bhuta has done his Master’s degree in Finance Management and a postgraduate diploma in Patent Law & Practice.

Mr Ashish U. Bhuta has many achievements to his credits like obtaining ISO 9002 and WHO GMP Certification of the Plant, setting up an R&D unit approved by the Central Government and International Business Department to foray into new countries. He also established a Batch Costing System, a precise MIS system at senior level and budgeting system in the Company. He is also responsible for computerization of the organization including commissioning Company’s own developed Q-Logie™ – a supply chain software and setting up of ERP and SAP systems he is also instrumental in setting up the best practices in Cost Accounting systems, as a result of which the Company received prestigious National Award, ranked as “FIRST” from ICWAI, New Delhi for consecutive two years.

Mr. Dilip H. Bhuta

Whole Time Director & Chief Financial Officer

Mr Dilip H. Bhuta joined the Board of the Company in the year 2013. He is a certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB). He had joined Bank of Baroda on 09th June 1970 and during his long tenure of 41 years and 8 months at the bank gained immense experience through various positions he occupied – starting as a clerk to the Managing Director of BOB Cards Ltd.

Mrs. Hina R. Mehta

Non-Executive Independent Director

Mrs Hina Ravindra Mehta is a Chartered Accountant from Mumbai with 30 plus years of exhaustive experience in all activities related to accounts, finance, taxation and Company law matters. She has a blend of expertise in corporate accounts with profound people management skills; that have helped the Company in myriad ways.

Shri Sumit A. Thakkar

Non-Executive Independent Director

Shri Sumit A. Thakkar aged 40 years, resident of Bhavnagar, Gujarat, is an advocate by profession and a social worker. He is a well-qualified person having done BA, LLB, LLM, DLL (Diploma in Labour Law) DNYS, DYED, Journalism. His area of expertise are Business Law and matters pertaining to civic, labour, revenue and corporate law, etc., which he is practicing since last 15 years. Shri Sumit A. Thakkar obtained his “Sanad” as an advocate in 2009, from Gujarat and practicing as an Advocate at District Court, Bhavnagar and at High Court, Gujarat.

Apart from professional practice as an advocate, he is also actively involved in social services. He joined Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) Bhavnagar branch in 2001. In view of his providing selfless services, he was elevated to higher positions and at present serving as Vice Chairman of the branch since 2016. He received the prestigious “Merit Award” from the President of India in 2016, for his services to the society.

He is actively involved in at least thirty three projects providing health related services to general public, besides managing four clinics, one mobile van and two hospitals in Bhavnagar District. Because of tireless performances of his and his team, the Bhavnagar branch of IRCS, have received more than six awards for providing human services, by the hands of the Governor of Gujarat. He has been member, chairman of various social services organization including civil defence and disaster management at a young age of 40 years.

Shri Pankaj Arun Dantwala

Additional Director (Non-Executive Independent Director)

Shri Pankaj Arun Dantwala, aged 65 years, is a Associate Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India [ACA]. He is a Commerce Graduate from Mumbai University and has also done Diploma in Information Systems Audit (DISA) and Diploma in Insurance and Risk Management (DIRM) form The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Shri Pankaj Arun Dantwala is at present working as a Chief Financial Officer at Clover Technologies Pvt Ltd., a Clover Group Entity. He has over 40 years of experience in the areas of Accounts, Audit, Tax and Finance. He has held various key positions in reputable organizations, showcasing his expertise in finance, taxation, risk management, and consultancy. His past experiences include roles such as General Manager (GM) of Information Systems, Risk Management & Taxation at Hinduja TMT Ltd., GM of Accounts at Aasia Management & Consultancy Pvt Ltd. (a Hinduja Group entity), and Senior Manager Accounts at FDC Ltd. He has also served in managerial capacities at Ocean Harvest Fisheries Pvt Ltd., Bajaj Electricals Ltd., Navnitlal & Co., and Orion Management Group, contributing his financial acumen across diverse industries including finance, service, pharma, seafood, consumer durables, textiles, and management consulting. He is on the Board of four private companies.

Shri Krishnan Subharaman

Additional Director (Non-Executive Independent Director)

Shri Krishnan Subharaman, aged 63 years, is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India [FCS] and has done his M. Com and a Law Graduation from Bombay University. He has also done post graduate studies in Intellectual Property Rights specialising in Patents. Further, he has completed a Senior Management Development Program from IIM Ahmedabad.

He has worked in reputed organisations; more particularly in the Pharmaceuticals, Fertilizers and Chemicals Industries for over 30 years. He had long association of over 15 years with Unichem Laboratories Ltd. as their Vice President Legal & Company Secretary. He was also employed with Pfizer Limited as their Director Corporate Services and Company Secretary for 3 years. He retired as Executive Vice President Legal & Company Secretary from Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals Limited in November 2020. His areas of core competence includes Corporate Laws, Accounts and Finance, Fund Raising through various debt or convertible instruments, Corporate actions like IPOs, Right Issues, Bonus Issues, Split, Buyback, Corporate Litigations, Intellectual Property Rights, Corporate Governance, Legal Compliance, Insurance. Presently, He is Practicing as a Company Secretary and Corporate Advisor on Legal and Corporate Governance matters.