Mr. Tarak Patel has been Managing Director of the Company since June, 2015. He has also 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 is on the Governing Council of the Charutar Arogya Mandal.
Mr. Patel 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 a Director of GMM Pfaudler Limited since 1972 and was the Managing Director of the Company from 1988 to 2015. He is currently the Executive Chairman of the Company’s subsidiary Mavag AG.
He is on the Board of Skyline Millars Limited and Ready Mix Concrete Limited.
Mr. Patel 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 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, 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 holds a degree in Marketing and General Management from The University for Applied Sciences Mainz.
Dr. Dominic Deller
Dr. Dominic Deller is the Chief Financial Officer of the Pfaudler Group. Dr. Deller joined Pfaudler after successfully closing the sale of SimonsVoss Technologies, a digital access control company, to Allegion PLC. Prior to this, Dominic Deller was CFO and CEO EMEIA for Lincoln Industrial, a manufacturing company for centralized lubrication systems, headquartered in St. Louis, USA.
Dr. Dominic Deller is a Managing Director of Pfaudler GmbH and on the Board of Pfaudler UK Ltd. He is also the Vice President and Treasurer at Pfaudler US Holding Inc. and Pfaudler US Inc.
Dr. Dominic Deller holds a Master degree and a PhD in Business Administration from Frankfurt/Main University, Germany and a post-graduate degree in Business Analysis from Lancaster University, UK.
Mr. Khurshed Thanawalla is the Country Representative – India for Oerlikon Group.
He serves on the Board of Stovec Industries Ltd.
Mr. Thanawalla 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.
Mr. Nakul Toshniwal is the Chairman & Managing Director of Toshvin Analytical Pvt. Ltd. which is recognized as one of the largest analytical instrumentation companies in India. He started his career as an analyst with AT Kearney Inc. in New York, USA and has over 20 years of experience in managing, investing in and growing companies in diverse industries.
Mr. Toshnwal is also a Designated Partner in Royal Opera Music LLP and a member of the Council of Directors of Kodaikanal International School.
He graduated summa cum laude from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA and has a Master of International Public Policy degree from The School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC.