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Board of Directors

Mr. Surender Kumar

Mr. Surender Kumar is the Managing Director and CEO of Shalimar Paints Limited. He has more than two decades of rich experience out of which he spent close to 15 years at Akzo Nobel, a global paints and speciality chemical major. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a keen sports enthusiast. He is a leader focused on talent management and customer strategies, R&D and innovation, reducing non-value add activities, thereby increasing the productivity of employees. He has keen understanding of Supply Chain Management. Mr. Kumar is an executive with domestic and international experience in operations, finance, P&L management, multichannel product distribution and marketing. A result oriented and decisive leader with proven success in new market identification and strategic positioning of B2C and B2B businesses. He has implemented a lot of efficiency improvement initiatives. Mr. Kumar heads the overall operations including sales & marketing of our company and is responsible for steering the growth of the organization as it continues to be positioned as a strong player in the Indian paints industry.

Ms. Pushpa Chowdhary

Ms. Pushpa Chowdhary has over 19 years of experience in creating sales leadership and turnaround for new and underperforming product categories. She has diverse experience in sales, marketing and training with Infrastructure, Service, Consumer Electronics industry. She is a gold medalist in executive HRM from XLRI and MBA is sales from IGNOU. She is also an ICC-UK-certified international coach, NLP-certified practitioner, FIRO-B -certified practitioner and California Institute certified counselor.

Mr. Gautam Kanjilal

Mr. Gautam Kanjilal holds post graduate degree in Economics. Started his career as a Probationary Officer in July 1972 at State Bank of India. In his more than 37 years of service in SBI, he handled many important administrative and business assignments covering a large matrix of banking operations, including credit management and forex. He was also posted at the corporate headquarters of SBI Capital Markets Ltd, the merchant banking arm of SBI, where his responsibilities covered project finance, debt syndication and handling capital issues. Among the important assignments he subsequently held in SBI were as AGM (Planning), Kolkata, Dy. General Manager (Accounts & Compliance) at SBI’s Corporate Centre, Mumbai, Chief Executive Officer of SBI’s New York operations, General Manager (Mid-Corporate), Kolkata and lastly as Chief General Manager, Delhi Circle, from which post he superannuated in September 2009.

Mr. Alok Perti

Mr. Alok Perti holds a master’s degree in physics. Mr. Perti has also completed a master’s course in Social Planning & Policy in Developing Countries from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He joined Indian Administrative Service in 1977 and has worked in various capacities with the Central Government and the Assam Government. He was on the board of several Defence PSUs as official director, where he worked as Joint Secretary in Ministry of Defence. He was also Official director on the board of CIL and NLC when he was serving in the Ministry of Coal. He was also chairman of the Expert Appraisal Committee of the Ministry of Environment and Forest for Hydro-electric and river projects. Apart from this he is also the Director General of the Indian Association of Ammonium Nitrate Manufacturers. Presently he is on the board of IIFCL Projects Ltd, which is a PSU.

Mr. Ashok Kumar

Mr. Ashok Kumar Gupta holds master’s degree in Physics and completed his PGDBA. He is an industry veteran with over three decades of experience in working at leadership positions at reputed organisations including SAIL, Jindal Industries, Surya Roshni etc. He is presently the Managing Director of APL Apollo Tubes Limited. He worked as Whole Time Director in Jindal Stainless (Hisar) Limited.

Constitution of Audit Committee

Name Designation Category
Mr. Gautam Kanjilal Chairman Independent
Mr. Alok Perti Member Independent
Ms. Pushpa Chowdhary Member Independent

Constitution of Stakeholders Relationship Committee

Name Designation Category
Mr. Alok Perti Chairman Non Executive Independent Director
Mr. Gautam Kanjilal Member Non Executive Independent Director
Ms. Pushpa Chowdhary Member Non Executive Independent Director

Constitution of Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Name Designation Category
Mr. Alok Perti Chairman Independent
Mr. Gautam Kanjilal Member Independent
Ms. Pushpa Chowdhary Member Independent

Constitution of Corporate Social Responsibility Committee

Name Designation Category
Mr. Surender Kumar Chairman Executive
Mr. Alok Perti Member Independent
Ms. Pushpa Chowdhary Member Independent