Mr. Krishnamurthy has over 25 years of experience in Corporate Management and Strategy, Restructuring, M&A, Internal Business and Joint Ventures, Financial Management & Banking including managing and supervising business units in India and abroad. He has served as Vice Chairman of JM Morgan Stanley, Director of JM Financial and Director of IL & FS Asset Management.
He is on the Board of Mumbai SEZ Limited, Urban Infrastructure Venture Capital Limited, Apodis Hotels & Resorts Limited, Repro India Limited and SICOM Limited.
Mr. Krishnamurthy, 68 years, has a B.Com (Hons.) degree and is an all India Rank Holder at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Mr. Tarak Patel has been appointed as Managing Director of the Company effective June 1, 2015. He has served as Executive Director of the Company since 2007.
He is on the Board of Skyline Millars Limited and Ready Mix Concrete Limited.
Mr. Patel, 41 years, has a BA in Economics from the University of Rochester, USA and a MBA jointly conferred by Columbia Business School, London Business School and University of Hong Kong (HKU) Business School.
Mr. Ashok Patel has over 45 years of experience in the capital goods industry. He has been serving as Director of GMM Pfaudler Limited since 1972 and was a Managing Director of the Company from 1988 to 2015.
He is currently the Executive Chairman of Company’s subsidiary Mavag AG. He is on the Board of Skyline Millars Limited, Ready Mix Concrete Limited, Karamsad Holdings Limited and Karamsad Investments Limited.
Mr. Patel, 73 years, has a B. Sc degree from the University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology, UK and a MBA from the Columbia University, USA.
Dr. S. Sivaram
Dr. S. Sivaram is a Polymer Chemist by profession, mentor and science manager of distinction. He is a former director of the National Chemical Laboratory, Pune. Currently is a fellow of the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune. He has authored two hundred and ten papers in peer-reviewed journals, edited two books and authored one book. He has forty-nine issued US and European patents and fifty-two Indian patents to his credit. Dr. Sivaram is a highly decorated Scientist with numerous awards to his credit. He was conferred Padma Shri by the President of India in 2006.
Dr. Sivaram serves on the Board of Apcotex Industries Limited, Asian Paints Limited, Deepak Nitrite Limited and Supreme Petrochem Limited.
Dr. Sivaram, 70 years, is an alumnus of IIT-Kanpur (MSc. 1967). He has a PhD in Chemistry from Purdue University, W. Lafayette, Indiana, USA.
Dr. Amrita Patel
Dr. Amrita Patel, is the former Chairperson of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) and was responsible for the implementation of national diary programme, Operation Flood-the largest programme in the world using food aid for development.
Dr. Patel has played a leading role in advocacy of environment protection and stability. She is strongly committed to healthcare services for rural people and women in particular. Dr. Patel is currently Chairperson of Charutar Arogya Mandal, Karamsad, Foundation of Ecology Security, Anand and Sardar Patel Renewable Energy Research Institute, Vallabh Vidya Nagar. Dr. Patel is a Trustee of Sir Dorabji Tata Trust and Sardar Patel Trust. She is on the Board of Society for Promotion of Wastelands Development, New Delhi.
Dr. Patel, 73 years, BVSc & AH, has been conferred the Padma Bhushan and numerous other awards and honorary degrees.
Mr. Thomas Kehl is the Chairman on the Board of Pfaudler Inc. Before joining Pfaudler, Mr. Thomas Kehl was the President and CEO of Coperion Group. Prior to this position he was responsible for Coperion’s Compounding Machines and Service business. His extensive experience in the industry includes two years as CEO of Freudenberg Nonwovens and several executive positions within the Hoechst Group and their subsidiaries. His international experience includes five years in various management positions in the USA.
Mr. Kehl, 57 years, holds a degree in Marketing and General Management from The University for Applied Sciences Mainz.
Tom Alzin is a Director at Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG), a leading German private equity Company. He has been with DBAG since 2004. He currently sits on the Boards of FDG Group and Pfaudler Process Solutions Group.
Mr. Alzin, 37 years, studied business administration at HEC Lausanne, Switzerland, and the London School of Economics, United Kingdom.
Mr. Khurshed Thanawalla is the Country Representative – India for Oerlikon Group.
He serves on the Board of Stovec Industries Ltd.
Mr. Thanawalla, 74 years, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Securities and Administrators of London and the British Institute of Management. He is the associates of the Textile Institute, UK.