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Board of Directors (AML)

Mr. UDAY GUPTA - Managing Director

Uday Gupta (DIN: 03514282) is a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from Jadavpur University and Master of Technology from IIT, Madras. He attended PGDBM in NMP, MDI and Mahindra Universe Program in Harvard Business School. He has over 38 years of experience in ferrous and non-ferrous metal industries. He worked in INDAL (ALCAN) as Production Head, in First Aluminium Nigeria as Director, in Mahindra Sanyo (Musco) as Managing Director and in GFG Alliance as Executive Director –Alloy Steel. His professional expertise lies in operations, projects, business development – excellence - turnaround strategy and its execution.

Mr. RAJIV BAJAJ - Non-Executive Director

Rajiv Bajaj (DIN: 02050952) is a qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) and Executive MBA from Indian School of Business. He has over 25 years of experience in consulting and industry. His professional expertise lies in areas of strategy, business development, mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. MAHESH KANODIA - Non-Executive Director

Mahesh Kanodia (DIN: 06732406) is a qualified Chartered Accountant, Bachelor of Laws, and MBA from the University of Rochester, New York. He has over 40 years of experience in top managerial positions in different industries like chemical, paper, steel, etc. His professional expertise lies in leading greenfield projects, and operations, and is on the Board of Directors of various companies.

Mr. Dineshkumar Mistry - Independent Director

Dineshkumar Mistry (DIN: 07176951) is a Graduate in Commerce with Honours and has degree in Law. He also holds Certificate on Advanced Banking from University of Maryland NY and Certificate on Cyber Security from IDRBT. His vast experience spans 40 years in all facets of banking sector. He has served as CRO & GM heading Risk Management, Branch-Head, Head of Treasury Back-office & Derivatives, & Chief Executive of Hong Kong Operations of Union Bank of India. He was a member of various committees of the bank. He was also nominee director in CORDEx India Pvt Ltd. His expertise lies in administration, risk management, credit & finance and treasury operations.

Kanak Jani - Independent Director

Kanak Jani (DIN: 08749747) is a qualified Chartered Accountants, Insolvency Professional, M.Com, QMS and DISA with 21 years of corporate managerial experience. She has worked with groups of repute like Essar, MSRDC, TCI, Advani Oerlikon, ABN AMRO CES, RSM McGladrey, Procam. She has an orientation toward complexities of financial decision making process; as a leader has successfully driven bottom line performance, increased non-core revenues, implemented quality management systems, arrested money leakages, alternate funding at competent rates, CDR and ERP implementations. She specializes in turnaround and growth strategies to resolve, recover, revive, expand and scale businesses.

Mr. Ashwani Ladha - Company Secretary and Compliance Officer

Mr. Ashwani Ladha, a Fellow member of ICSI (F-9486) is a Law graduate from Utkal University and Commerce graduate from Calcutta University.
He has over 9 years of post-qualification experience in Corporate Law and Secretarial matters. His previous employers include Rungta Group, Ambuja Group, Simplex Projects Ltd., GPT group.