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Board of directors

R S Agarwal

Founder & Executive Chairman

R S Agarwal is a Chartered Accountant, Company Secretary, LLB and a Master Degree holder in Commerce. From a very humble beginning and with very limited resources, Agarwal has driven the Company with exceptional and extra ordinary skills to make Emami reach its present stage. Considered as a present day Management Guru who is innovative, an administrator par excellence and possessor of great consumer insight and far sight. He along with Co-Founder, R S Goenka is considered as unparalleled achievers of the modern business. His forte lies in identifying and capitalising on opportunities with speed and precision. His academic brilliance is an asset during times of major implementations. He rethinks, redefines and reshapes the organisation continuously which is his mantra of management. He has served as a Director of West Bengal Industrial Development Corpn Ltd in the past and is a Trustee of Merchant Chamber of Commerce and Industries.

He is attached with many philanthropic and social organisations and is equally adept at CSR and is associated with various Charitable Trusts. He is an avid reader and writer. He is a passionate collector of art and owns an impressive and vast collection of many priceless works.

R S Goenka

Founder & Wholetime Director

R. S. Goenka is a Master of Commerce and Bachelor of Law. A taxation expert, he is a master in strategic planning, corporate affairs and finance. A great creator of shift of mind set, he is always open to new ways of doing things to build new capabilities. He recognises the need to go into details and gives significant premium on loyalty and commitment. He served as the Honorary Consul of Republic of Poland in Kolkata and was the 5th Indian to have been awarded the Cavalier Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland in 2007. He is the Co-Chairman of Indian Cancer Society, Kolkata and President of Sri Sri Academy besides being associated with a number of Schools, Charitable Trusts and Philanthropic organisations. He is a Director-Member of the Managing Committee of Merchant Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MCCI)

Totally attuned and complementary to each other, RS Goenka and RS Agarwal share the same thoughts in matters of innovation, ideation, activation, implementation, which has led them to create and build brand Emami – a company built to last. A firm believer in recognising achievements, he possesses excellent PR skills and connects at all levels and is a great believer of understanding the bottom of the pyramid.

K N Memani

Independent Director

K.N. Memani, an Independent Director, is a Chartered Accountant and former Chairman and Country Managing Partner of Ernst and Young, India. He has expertise in business and corporate advisory, foreign taxation, financial consultancy and has advised several domestic and foreign companies on corporate affairs. He holds the rare distinction of being the very first Indian to get appointed as the Chairman of the External Audit Committee of the International Monetary Fund for the year 1999-2000. Former Chairman of American Chamber of Commerce in India and the Past President of Indo American Chamber of Commerce as well as PHD Chamber of Commerce, he was also at the helm of affairs of various distinguished bodies like as the Co-Chairman of New Company Law Drafting Committee and the first Chairman of the Quality Review Board, set up by Government of India.

Y. P. Trivedi

Independent Director

Y.P. Trivedi, an Independent Director, eminent tax expert and advocate, Supreme Court, is also a Rajya Sabha member of the Parliament. He is a member of the Managing Committee of the Merchants Chamber of Commerce and also a member of various Government Committees like the Standing Committee on Finance and Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Commerce among others. He is the Chairman of Sai Services Station Ltd and is on the Board of Reliance Industries Ltd, Zodiac Clothing Co Ltd and Supreme Industries Ltd among others.

P.K. Khaitan

Independent Director

 P.K. Khaitan, an Independent Director, is a Bachelor of Commerce, LLB and Attorney-at-Law (Bells Chamber, Gold Medalist). He is an Advocate and the Senior Partner of M/s. Khaitan & Co, a leading Indian law firm and also member of the Bar Council of India, the Bar Council of West Bengal and the Indian Council of Arbitration. He has extensive experience in the fields of commercial and corporate laws, tax laws, arbitration, foreign collaborations, mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructuring.

Sajjan Bhajanka

Independent Director

Sajjan Bhajanka, Independent Director, is a very experienced industrialist in the fields of plywood veneers, cement, power and ferro Alloys. He is the Chairman of Century Plyboards (I) Ltd., and also the Chairman and Managing Director of Cement Manufacturing Company Ltd. He is associated with various economic, commercial and social organizations. He is the President of the Federation of Indian Plywood and Panel Industry and All India Veneer Manufacturers Association, Chairman of the Research Advisory Committee (RAC) of Indian Plywood Industries Research and Training Institute (IPIRTI) Bangalore. He is also the President of the Marwari Relief Society, a 100 year old hospital . He is also the Senior Vice-President of Bharat Chamber of Commerce and Life Member and President of School Managing Committee of Sri Sri Academy.

He is the Secretary of Kalyan Bharati Trust (KBT), which has promoted and is managing The Heritage school, Heritage Business School and Heritage Institute of Technology. He is also the President of Friends of Tribal Society, one of the largest NGOs in India which runs 50,000 ‘One teacher Schools’ across the country.

Amit Kiran Deb

Independent Director

Amit Kiran Deb, an Independent Director, is the former Chief Secretary, Government of West Bengal and former Chairman of Gujarat Ambuja Housing Development Limited, a joint sector company. He is also the former Commissioner cum Secretary, Education and Social Welfare Department, Government of Tripura and Former Joint Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat and Department of Electronics, Government of India.

S. B. Ganguly

Independent Director

S. B. Ganguly, an Independent Director, is the former Chairman of Exide Industries Ltd. He is presently Non-Executive Chairman of Peerless Trust Management Co Ltd, Non-Executive Director of The Calcutta Stock Exchange Ltd, Paharpur Cooling Towers Ltd, Magma Fincorp Ltd, West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation, Su-Kam Power Systems Ltd and West Bengal Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation. He is also President of the Indian Football Association (WB) and Trustee of the Academy of Fine Arts (Kolkata) besides being Member of various other bodies.

Ms Rama Bijapurkar

Independent Director.

Rama Bijapurkar holds a Bsc (Hons) degree in Physics from Delhi University and a PGDM from IIM Ahmedabad. She is a recognised thought leader on market strategy and India’s consumer economy, and is a keen commentator on social and cultural trends in fast-changing India. She has an independent management consulting practice and works with a range of global and domestic companies, across sectors, helping them in the development of their business-market strategy.

She has served as an independent director on the boards of several of India\'s blue chip companies. Past and present boards include Axis Bank, Crisil, Infosys, Bharat Petroleum, Godrej Consumer Products, Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Limited, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Limited, Redington Gulf FZE, Titan Industries, Janalakshmi Financial Services, National Payments Corporation of India etc. She is also chairperson and co founder of People Research on India\'s Consumer Economy a newly set up not- for - profit think tank and fact tank, dedicated to providing ‘household and people-level’ data and insights for business strategy and public policy.

She is a member of the governing council of the Banking Codes and Standards Board of India (set up by the banking regulator), the Insurance Information Board (set up by the insurance regulator) , and is a member of the Eminent Persons Advisory Group of the Competition Commission of India. She has been a regular visiting faculty at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA), her alma mater, and has till recently served on its board of governors. She is a senior fellow of the Fletcher School Centre for Emerging Markets. Tufts University and of the MasterCard Institute for Inclusive Growth

Ms. Bijapurkar is a dominant voice in the Indian media on business and policy issues. She is also author of the internationally acclaimed, most definitive book on Consumer India "We are like that only: Understanding the Logic of Consumer India (Penguin; international English and Chinese edition titled "Winning in the Indian Market", Wiley)" She is also the author of "Customer in the Boardroom - crafting customer based business strategy" (Sage).
Her new book, just published, is "A never-before world – tracking the evolution of Consumer India.
Prior to setting up her own consulting practice over 15 years ago, she worked in market research and strategy consulting with MARG (now Nielsen India), Mode Services (now TNS India), McKinsey & Company and as a full time consultant with Hindustan Lever.

Sushil K Goenka

Managing Director

S K Goenka is one of the pillars of Emami Ltd. With rich industry experience, he drives production, factory operations, distribution, procurement and packaging among others. His leadership skills have led his team at all units across the country to achieve excellence in quality management, which have been recognised by winning various awards and accolades. His benevolent nature and people skills make him the right candidate for man management and operations.

Sushil Goenka is not only an able administrator and business man, he also has a philanthropic side to him. He plays an important role in the CSR activities undertaken by the Emami Group. He holds the position of the Secretary of various Trusts viz Aradhana Trust, Vishwa Jagriti Mission Trust (Kolkata) and Vivekananda Hospital and Research Center, Kolkata.

Mohan Goenka

Wholetime Director

Mohan Goenka is one of the key drivers of the FMCG business with extensive knowledge and experience in brand development and marketing. Mohan holds an important position in developing the market share of the Company in India and is in charge of various functions like Investor Relations, Sales etc. He, along with the others, is considered as one of the most promising second generation Promoter-Directors in the industry today. His people skills and team building capabilities make him a natural leader. Armed with an MBA from Cardiff University, UK, he is also the Honorary Consul of Poland in Kolkata. Determined to stay ahead in competition, the biggest feather in Mohan’s cap is the launch of Fair and Handsome, the first fairness cream for men in India and making it the undisputed market leader.

Aditya V Agarwal

Non Executive Director

Aditya V Agarwal is a man who always sees life in a positive light and believes in confronting challenges head-on. Being one of the eldest scions of the Emami family, Aditya has witnessed the growth of the company from its humble beginning to it being one of the leading FMCG companies in India today. He has imbibed the drive and passion from the Founders of the Company which is required to grow a company from strength to strength. He has exemplary innovision and is capable of turning around businesses with his determination and vision. At a young age he has made an indelible imprint in running a corporate conglomerate and can be a fountain of inspiration to any aspiring businessman. Being extremely versatile and an expert at PR and man management, Aditya heads the Cement, edible oil and bio-diesel, health care and paper manufacturing businesses of the Group. He is the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Ethiopia in Kolkata.

Harsha V Agarwal

Wholetime Director

Harsha V Agarwal is one of the youngest and most promising second generation leaders of the Group. With extensive knowledge of marketing and brand development, Harsha is one of the key drivers of the FMCG business and heads the merger and acquisitions, human resource, information technology, media and advertising functions of Emami Ltd.
Being very farsighted and strategic in dealings, Harsha spearheaded the acquisition of Zandu Pharmaceutical Works Ltd in 2008 andthe subsequent demerger of its FMCG business into Emami Ltd in 2009. He continues to look after Zandu Ayurvedic and health care business. He also heads the Group’s foray into Solar Power business. His in-depth knowledge of different businesses is a great asset to the organization and it helps in identifying opportunities for growth. His grit, determination and business acumen has already made a defining mark in running a business behemoth, which is a source of inspiration to any aspiring businessman.

Priti Sureka

Wholetime Director

Priti A Sureka has established her place among the top woman corporate leaders of the country. A key member of the Emami strategic think tank and one of the key drivers of the crucial Marketing Division, she also heads the company’s R and D and Market Research Divisions.

With her deep understanding of the evolving needs of consumers resulting in dynamic changes to product lines across the globe, she passionately guides research to “innovate with purpose” by anticipating future consumer needs and aspirations and developing and marketing new products to fulfill them. With her mantra “Do it now!” Priti leads her team of professionals from the front, continuously raising the bar to ensure sustained high growth rates. She also mentors the group’s retail businesses and advocates the cause for woman empowerment and actively supports the Udayan Shalini project that provides education to underprivileged girls.

MD Mallya

Independent Director

Shri. M. D. Mallya is Ex-Chairman and Managing Director of Bank of Baroda. 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 36 years, he acquired a rich experience in banking at various positions and assignments
His tenure as Executive Director of Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) was marked by several new initiatives and providing leadership inputs, the merger of erstwhile Global Trust Bank with OBC etc.

Under the able and dynamic leadership of Shri. M. D. Mallya, as Chairman & Managing Director, Bank of Maharashtra had made rapid strides in all its spheres of activities, like business growth, technology, HR, organizational restructuring, etc.

ShriMallya, passed out Bachelor of Engineering with Distinction from Karnataka Regional Engineering College, Suratkal. Subsequently, he completed post-graduation Diploma in Management from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore with Distinction.
Shri.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.

During the working tenure Shri M. D. Mallyahad been associated with various committees of Indian Banks\' Association and National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM), Pune like - Member of the Managing Committee of IBA and Standing Committee on Legal and Banking Operations of IBA, Member of the Governing Board of NIBM, Finance Committee of NIBM and Campus Committee of NIBM., Member of the Governing Council of Indian Institute of Banking and Finance, Member of the Governing Council of Institute of Banking Personnel Selection and with CII as member of SME Sub-Committee.

Shri M. D. Mallya is a Director of India Infradebt Company Limited.

Prashant Goenka

Wholetime Director

Prashant Goenka, Wholetime Director is an MBA (Finance & International Marketing) from the University of Wales, College of Cardiff, UK. He has been working in the Company since last nine years. He is having expertise in International Marketing. He is Head of International Business Division of the Company. He is responsible for overseas marketing and sales of the Company. ShriPrashant Goenka is self-motivated, dynamic and innovative, with cross-functional expertise in the FMCG business with commitment of the highest level.

Under his able guidance the International business of the company has grown up significantly in past four years. He is a Member of Indo-American Chamber of Commerce, Confederation of Indian Industry [CII] and Merchant Chamber of Commerce.

  • R S Agarwal
  • R S Goenka
  • K N Memani
  • Y. P. Trivedi
  • P.K. Khaitan
  • Sajjan Bhajanka
  • Amit Kiran Deb
  • S. B. Ganguly
  • Ms Rama Bijapurkar
  • Sushil K Goenka
  • Mohan Goenka
  • Aditya V Agarwal
  • Harsha V Agarwal
  • Priti Sureka
  • MD Mallya
  • Prashant Goenka

Management team

  • N H Bhansali - CEO  – Finance Strategy & Business Development , CFO
  • AK Joshi - Company Secretary & VP- Legal
  • Dhiraj Agarwal - Head - Media Department
  • Punita Kalra - CEO - R & D and Innovation
  • Chandra Kant Katiyar - CEO Technical - Health Care Division
  • Mohan Rajabhau Panchabhai - President - Operations and Commercial
  • Ashok Purohit - Assistant Company Secretary
  • Rana Banerjee - President - Health Care Division
  • Madan Pandey - President - Sales
  • Ashok Bhattacharya - President - International Business
  • Monomita Agarwal - President - Marketing(Central)
  • KS Arun Kumar - President - IT
  • N R Ghosh - President - HR