BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ashok Katariya - Chairman

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Ashok katariya

aged 65 years, is the Chairman of the Company. He is a gold medalist in Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) from COEP, Pune University, India. Ashok M. Katariya has previously worked with the Public Health Department in Maharashtra and Prabhakar Takle & Co. In 1975, he started the working as a contractor to the PWD, Maharashtra. Subsequently, he ventured into civil construction and infrastructure development. He is an active participant in the Institute of Engineers, Indian Concrete Institute, Indian Institute of Bridge Engineers, Builders Association of India and Construction Federation of India. He has received the “Udyog Ratna” award from Indian Economic Council and Life Time Achievement award from the Association of Consulting Civil Engineers.

Satish Parakh - MD

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Satish Parakh

aged 56 years, is the Managing Director of the Company. He holds a B.E. degree in civil engineering. Satish D. Parakh has been with the Ashoka Group since 1982 and has executed various industrial/residential and BOT projects. He has previously worked with Shapoorji Pallonji & Company and M/s Kanitkar-Kulkarni. He is a Member of Maharashtra Economic Development Council. He was also the chairman of the Institute of Engineers, Nashik in 2007.

Sanjay Londhe
- Whole time Director

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Sanjay Londhe

aged 50 years, is an Executive Director of the Company. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of the Projects division of the Company. He holds a bachelor's degree in civil engineering & also obtained F.I.E.- Civil Degree. He joined the Company on August 25, 1989. He heads the execution of Ashoka Buildcon's nationwide projects from design stage to commencement. Prior to joining the Ashoka Group, Sanjay P. Londhe has worked with Tata Consulting Engineers for 4 years. He is also a member in the governing body of National Safety Council and is an active member in CII, Chamber of Commerce etc. He was/is a Chairman of the Nasik Chapter of Institute of Engineers, India. He has been awarded the ‘Engineer of the Year – 2014’ by Federation of Engineering Institutions Asia & Pacific region.

Milap Bhansali
- Whole time Director

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Milap Bhansali

aged 63 years, is an Executive Director on the Board of the Company. He is a Chartered Accountant by profession and has an experience of around 40 years in managing chemicals, steel wires, foundry, railway wagons, sugar, tyres and real estate. Milap R. Bhansali’s key areas of operations include finance, marketing, procurement, negotiations and general management.

Michael Pinto - Director

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Michael Pinto

aged 70 years, is an Independent Director on the Board of the Company. He holds a Masters degree in Public Administration. Michael Pinto is a retired IAS officer and has served in various capacities both at state and the centre. Michael Pinto’s major assignments include being Chief Executive Officer of MIDC, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of MSRDC, Chairman and Managing Director of Handicrafts and Handlooms Export Corporation of India, Chairman of MSEB, Chairman Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, Minister, (Economic) Embassy of India, Paris and Secretary (Shipping) to the Government of India. Michael Pinto has also chaired the committee that prepared Maharashtra’s case for presentation to the 12th Finance Commission.

Sharad Abhyankar - Director

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Sharad D Abhyankar

aged 49 years, is an Independent Director on the Board of the Company. He is a solicitor and advocate by profession and is the founding partner of ANS Law Associates. Sharad D. Abhyankar has a Bachelor of Arts (Economics & Commerce) and a Master of Laws degree from Mumbai University. He is also a registered Patent and Trade Marks Attorney. Sharad D. Abhyankar has professional expertise in various branches of law including corporate laws, securities laws, project finance, telecom regulations, constitutional litigation and international commercial arbitrations. He has authored several articles on various legal subjects in Indian and international journals and is a guest faculty at numerous seminars for professionals.

Albert Tauro - Director

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Albert Tauro

aged 63 years, he joined RBI in 1971, worked upto 1975. Joined Canara Bank as Direct Recruit Officer in 1975 and worked for 32 years i.e. till 2007. Important Placements : Corporate Credit Department, HO, Risk Management Dept. HO, Circle Office, Mumbai, Circle Office, Delhi Positions Held : Member of several Top Executive Committees, Secretary to the Board of Directors, Rose to the Rank of General Manager in 2004. Took charge as the Executive Director of Central Bank of India on June 6, 2007 upto August 1, 2008. Took charge as Chairman & Managing Director of Vijaya Bank on August 2, 2008. Worked till superannuation on 31.03.2011.

Gyan Chand Daga - Director

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Gyan Chand Daga

aged 60 years,he is a non-executive Independent Director. He is a Commerce Graduate and a Chartered Account. He has done Advanced Management Program from Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata. He has 36-year longstanding and illustrious career leading the marketing and finance responsibility at IOC and SAIL, respectively, two of India’s largest public sector enterprises. He has led and guided organizational strategy in the role of a chairperson or board member of nine Indian and overseas companies spanning over 7.5 years. He has managed large and complex retail and distribution networks spread across the length and breadth of India, and worked in multiple locations involving large cross-cultural teams and diverse stakeholders from the government and private organizations. He has been acknowledged as a people’s person with the ability to lead large teams and focus on customer and employee aspiration and satisfaction.

Sunanda Dandekar - Director

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Sunanda Dandekar

Qualified Banking and Finance Professional offering over 22 years of comprehensive experience in Fund raising, Financial Planning, Reporting Compliance and system implementation. Currently spearheading IARC Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai as a President/CFO. Expertise in finance including Funds Management, Accounting, Budgeting, Taxation, Auditing, Investor Relations, Capitalization of Fixed Assets, and Systems Implementation.She is a Commerce Graduate and is a Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.