In 1976, Mr. Katariya laid the foundation of the Company. A Gold medalist from College of Engineering Pune. A visionary, a leader, and a determined individual. Mr. Kataria is the guiding force for the organisation.
He is recipient of Lifetime Achievement award from the Association of Consulting Civil Engineers and Civil Engineer of the year 2017 by Institute of Engineers (India).
Mr. Parakh’s association with Ashoka Group begin in 1982. Under his leadership company has consolidated its position amongst the leading highway developers in the country. He has spearheaded the company’s diversification in Power (EPC) projects.
He has been honoured with various awards and recognitions including the ‘Industry Doyen’ award by Construction Industry Development Council.
Mr. Londhe heads the execution of projects from their design stage to final commencement.
He also holds office as Director – Quality Management System.
He has honored with the ‘Engineer of the Year – 2014’ title by Federation of Engineering Institutions Asia Pacific region and ‘CEO of the year – 2017’ title by ‘Construction Times’.
Mr. Bhansali is a Chartered Accountant by profession and has an experience of more than 4 decades in managing chemicals, steel wires, foundry, railway wagons, sugar, tyres and real estate.
His key areas of expertise include finance, marketing, procurement, negotiations and general management.
Mr. Ashish A. Kataria aged 43 years, is MBA with Civil Engineering background and He represents the next generation of the Ashoka’s Management team.
He possesses an experience of more than 18 years, of which over 14 years of on-field experience in infrastructure space and expertise in deployment of modern methods in highways construction.
He has been involved in the successful completion of various Road Projects of ASHOKA.
He is also a Managing Director of Ashoka Concessions Limited (“ACL”), Subsidiary of the Company, and involved in effectively implementation of projects of awarded to ACL. He has been instrumental in the investment made by infrastructure finance giant SBI Macquarie in ACL to the tune of Rs.800 Cr.
Under his leadership Ashoka entered into City Gas Distribution (“CGD”) Business. He has been instrumental in the investment made by infrastructure finance giant viz. Morgan Stanley in CGD Business of the Company to the tune of Rs.150 Crore.
Ms. Sunanda Dandekar is a qualified Chartered Accountant & Finance Professional with more than 25 years of comprehensive experience in banking and asset reconstruction industry in the areas of Fund raising, Financial Planning & Reporting, Compliance, taxation and System implementation.
She was President and Chief Financial Officer in IARC, one of the leading Asset Reconstruction Companies for last ten years, spearheading finance function. Prior to that, she was with ICICI Bank, as in charge of Financial & Management reporting and Sarbanes Oxley Act compliance.
Mr. Albert Tauro holds a Masters’ Degree in Commerce and is a Certificated Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB). He is a well-regarded Banker having worked in various Public Sector Banks for over 40 years. Important Placements during his career as a Banker are, Canara Bank – General Manager: Risk Management Dept. HO, Circle Office, Mumbai, Corporate Credit Dept., HO and Circle Office, Delhi.
Positions Held: Member of several Top Executive Committees, Secretary to the Board of Directors at Canara Bank. He took charge as the Executive Director of Central Bank of India on June 6, 2007 up to August 1, 2008. His last appointment was as Chairman and Managing Director of Vijaya Bank from August 02, 2008 till March 31, 2011 up to superannuation.
Mr. Gyan Chand Daga is a Commerce Graduate and a Chartered Accountant. He has completed Advanced Management Program from IIM, Kolkata.
He has a 36 years longstanding and illustrious career in leading the Marketing and Finance division of Indian Oil Corporation Limited and Steel Authority of India Limited. He has headed and guided organisational strategy as a Chairperson or as a Board Member in Nine Indian and overseas companies.
He has managed large and complex retail and distribution networks for Indian Oil Corporation Limited across the length and breadth of the Country.
Mr. Abhyankar has completed his Masters of Laws degree from Mumbai University.
He is a Solicitor and advocate by profession and is the founding partner of ANS Law Associates. He is also a registered Patent and Trade Marks Attorney. He expertise in various branches of laws including corporate laws, securities laws, project finance, telecom regulations, constitutional litigation and international commercial arbitrations.
Mr. Mahendra B. Mehta a Commerce Graduate from University of Jodhpur and Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is qualified DISA (of ICAI) in the year 2006 and a qualified Limited Insolvency Professional with IBBI. He is Managing Partner of Mittal & Associates, Chartered Accountants Firm, Mumbai.