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. RAJEEV PANDIA is a Chemical Engineer from IIT, Bombay and holds a Master’s degree from Stanford University, California, USA. During 2000-2002, he was the President of Indian Chemical Council. He headed Herdillia Chemicals Limited (later Schenectady Herdillia Limited and SI Group – India Limited) from 1992 and was its Vice Chairman and Managing Director until December 2008. He was thereafter Group Adviser and Director – Global Markets of SI Group, USA. He has been providing extensive support for several years to the CMD and the Management team at TCL and OOSB.

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. 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. 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.

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.

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.

Mrs. BHAMA KRISHNAMURTHY has done her Masters in Science (M.Sc.) from Mumbai University. She was Country Head and Chief General Manager, SIDBI. She had a career spanning over 35 years in lDBI (now lDBI Bank) and SIDBI, an Apex Development Bank for micro, small and medium enterprises in India covering all areas of development in banking operations both from policy perspectives and relating to implementation aspects. Her key accomplishments over the years have been her association with framing various policy documents for SIDBI and piloting such policy papers in the Board for adoption. She has closely dealt with Multilateral and Bilateral Agencies in close coordination with the Government of India. Her areas of specialisation include, inter-alia, handling of Human Resource Development Division covering recruitment, training and promotion aspects; association with drafting of CSR Policy guidelines for the Bank; resource raising and management, integrated treasury operations, credit dispensation and management and risk management.