BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Mr. R. PARTHASARATHY is the Chairman & Managing Director of Thirumalai Chemicals Limited. He also served as Vice-president and President of the Indian Chemical Council from 2007-2011. He has managed Manufacturing, Technology Development, Marketing, and Business startups in India, Europe and the US.


Mr. R. SAMPATH is the Chairman of Ultramarine & Pigments Ltd. He has 40 years of experience in the US and India, in business operations and management.


Mr. N. SUBRAMANIAN has 40 years of experience in the chemical industry in India and overseas. Mr. Subramanian has been part of the senior management in leading companies in India and East Asia, such as Chemplast Sanmar, Atochem- Arkema, and others.


Mr. R. RAVI SHANKAR has been a Global Sourcing Manager for Unilever PLC in London and the USA and General Manager – M&A in Hindustan Lever. He was a senior partner heading the M&A Division in Ernst & Young for 10 years from 1997-2007. For the last seven years he has been CEO of an independent consultancy that advises in M&A, Valuation and Investment Banking. He is the Chairman of the Audit committee of TCL.


Mr. P. SHANKAR has served as the Chief Secretary of Tamil Nadu, and as Secretary to Government of India in the Ministries of Heavy Industry, Sugar, Food and Public Distribution, and Petroleum. He was Central Vigilance Commissioner of India, a senior Constitutional position (Retd.2006).


Mr. RAJ KATARIA is an experienced Investment Banker with over 20 years in M&A and Capital Markets. He is on the TCL Business Review and Audit committees. He has significant expertise in Company Law and Corporate Structuring matters, most recently as Managing Director in DSP- Merrill Lynch.


Mr. A. JANAKIRAMAN retired as President – New Business (Petroleum) Reliance Industries Ltd. in 2010. He has worked in various capacities with Indian Oil Corporation, Herdilla Chemicals Ltd, Herdilla Polymers Ltd, Pasumai Irrigations Ltd, and Chemplast Sanmar Ltd.


Mr. DHRUV MOONDHRA is an entrepreneur and CEO of Arcelor Mittal Dhamm Ltd. He has in depth experience in Steel Distribution, Trading and Manufacturing. He has also led business startups in the United Kingdom and India.


Mrs. RAMYA BHARATHRAM is the Executive Director of TCL. She heads strategy, and the Specialty Chemicals Businesses. She has over 16 years of experience in marketing, business management, new business development, customs & excise and trade defense and accounts. She worked a leading law firm in India where she specialized in Trade policy and Direct taxation. She worked for Deloitte and Touché for 2 years in Assurance from 2000 – 2002.


Mr. P.M.C. NAIR has worked at TCL for 3 years as President (Mfg). Mr. Nair is a Chemical Engineer with 35 years of experience in various roles at Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Ltd (RCF). He was the Head of Operations and Profit Centre Head, before he joined TCL.


Mr. ARUN RAMANATHAN is a IAS Officer (Retd) & has held assignments in diverse areas in promotion or management of small, medium and heavy industry at the level of Secretary & Joint Secretary. His most recent positions was Secretary (Department of Chemicals, Petrochemicals & Pharmaceuticals), Secretary (Financial Services) and Union Finance Secretary (in 2009).

He is currently an Independent Director on several Boards and also member of the Advisory council to several organizations.