Board of Directors
Mr. M D Mallya
Mr. Devadas Mallya Mangalore has completed his Bachelor of Engineering with Distinction from Karnataka Regional Engineering College, Suratkal (now known as National Institute of Technology (NIT), Karnataka, holds a Post Graduation Diploma in Management from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore with Distinction and also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Mr. Mallya, former Chairman and Managing Director of Bank of Baroda retired from bank’s services with effect from December 1, 2012. Prior to joining Bank of Baroda, he was the Chairman & Managing Director of Bank of Maharashtra. He started his banking career from Corporation Bank in August 1976. In a career spanning over 31 years, he has acquired a rich experience in banking at various positions and assignments. During his tenure, Bank of Baroda had won several awards and accolades of which 'Bank of the Year – 2010' by Business India and 'Bank of the Year – 2010 (India)' by Banker Magazine, London, UK, are notable. His tenure as Executive Director of Oriental Bank of Commerce (“OBC”) was marked by several new initiatives and providing leadership inputs including the merger of erstwhile Global Trust Bank with OBC. Mr. Mallya has wide exposure to management education and has undergone training programmes in leading academic institutes like Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM), Pune, etc., and has been on various committees of Indian Banks' Association and NIBM.
M S Dharmadhikari
Mr. Mukund Dharmadhikari was articled with Whinney Murray & Co., Chartered Accountants, London, UK, and qualified as a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales in 1975. He is a Fellow Member of that Institute as well as of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has rich experience in the fields of audit, accountancy and finance. He has been the Senior Partner of M/s A. F. Ferguson & Co., Chartered Accountants and later a Partner and a Member of the Governing Board of M/s Deloitte Haskins & Sells. Mr. Dharmadhikari has been a signing Partner of several large corporates including Tata Motors Limited., ITC Limited., Siemens Limited., ABB Limited., Coromandel Fertilisers Ltd., Pfizer Ltd, KEC International Limited., etc. He retired on September 30, 2010 after serving in the profession for over 35 years.
Ms. Anuradha Thakur, a graduate in Arts (English Literature) from the Pune University and a C.A.I.I.B. from the Indian Institute of Bankers, started her career as a Probationary Officer with the State Bank of India (“SBI”) in 1973 and retired in 2007, as the Chief General Manager, Corporate Accounts Group. During her tenure with SBI, Ms. Thakur attended to diverse business requirements of the top 500 customers of SBI, arranging their loan syndications, international banking, project financing, liquidity requirements, etc.. Ms. Thakur has experience in diverse industries including petrochemicals, engineering goods and equipment, non conventional energy, textiles and pharmaceuticals. At present, Ms. Thakur is Director of the National School of Banking and a visiting faculty in the Symbiosis School of Business Management. Ms. Thakur has also been appointed as a Nominee Director by SBI, in Patnaik Steel P. Limited, Odisha.
Farokh Nariman Subedar
Mr. Subedar has vast experience in the matters of company administration, finance and taxation, and accounts. He is on the board of various Tata companies and has been closely associated with several Tata Non - Banking Financial Companies. Mr. Subedar superannuated from Tata Sons Limited as the Chief Operating Officer and Company Secretary in September 2017 after a long and distinguished tenure of over 32 years. He continues to be associated with the Group as Finance Advisor -Tata Sons. He works with the Executive Chairman and Group CFO in this new role. Mr. Subedar is the current President of the Bombay Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
Praveen P Kadle
Mr. Praveen P Kadle, the Managing Director of Tata Capital Limited, has been associated with the Tata Group for over 18 years in various important capacities. For the first 5 years, he served as the Chief Financial Officer of Tata’s joint venture with IBM in India. Thereafter, he joined Tata Motors Limited as Vice-President (Finance) and in the year 2001 he joined the Board of Tata Motors Limited as Executive Director – Finance and Corporate Affairs.