Board Of Directors About Us

Mr. Prakash V. Mehta Chairman

Mr. Prakash V. Mehta obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Law from the University of Bombay in 1963, thereafter qualified as a Solicitor in 1966 and since then has been practicing as a Solicitor. He is a partner of M/s. Malvi Ranchoddas & Co. a renowned firm of Solicitors. He has considerable experience in the field of Law and is also an expert in Corporate Law, Acquisitions, joint Ventures and Foreign Collaborations. He has been a Director on the Board of the Company since 7th August, 1990.

Mr. Nikhil J. Danani Vice Chairman and Managing Director

Mr. Nikhil J. Danani holds a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Rutgers University, USA. He joined the Company in May, 1975 and has been one of the Managing Directors, since 1st April, 1990. Mr. Danani has experience of over 30 years in the business of Transformers and Motors with a vast knowledge in the field of Electrical Engineering.

Mr. Nakul P. Mehta Vice Chairman and Managing Director

Mr. Nakul P. Mehta holds a Bachelor's Degree in Science and also a Bachelor and Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering. He joined the Company in 1984 and has been one of the Managing Directors since 1st April, 1990. Mr. Mehta has vast experience in the elevator business and experience of over 24 years in the Electrical Engineering Industry.

Mr. Shome N. Danani Executive Director

Mr. Shome N. Danani holds a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from INSEAD. He began his career with HDFC (Business Development) as part of the core team that launched CIBIL. In 2002, he joined Bharat Bijlee Ltd. He has been instrumental in building scalable systems and processes. He has contributed significantly to business strategy restructuring, re-branding and the growth plans of the Company.

Mr. Sanjiv N. Shah Director

Mr. Sanjiv N. Shah holds a Degree (B.A.) in Economics and Statistics from the University of Mumbai, a Degree (B.Sc.) in Economics from the London School of Economics, is a Chartered Accountant from England and Wales and a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He was a partner of M/s. S. B. Billimoria & Company, a renowned firm of Chartered Accountants and is presently a partner in M/s. Sanjiv N Shah & Co., Chartered Accountants. He specialises in the Financial Services Industry and has been a member of the Board since 27th June, 2002.

Mr. Jairaj C. Thacker Director

Mr. Jairaj C. Thacker is a well known Industrialist and Educationalist. He holds a Degree in Commerce. He has been a member of the Board since 27th June, 2002. He is also a member of several Trusts which manage Schools, Colleges and Business Schools.

Mr. Ravishanker S. Prasad Director

Mr. Ravishanker Prasad is the Executive Director (Marketing / CLIA) of Life Insurance Corporation of India. Mr. Prasad has a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts and Law. He has vast experience in marketing, finance, administration and insurance business.

Mrs. Mahnaz A. Curmally Director

Mrs. Mahnaz A. Curmally has obtained an English Literature Honors degree from Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University and thereafter acquired a M.A. Degree in Sociology from Bombay University. She started her career with J Walter Thompson (JWT) as a copywriter and reached the position of President, South Asia and retired from Ogilvy PR as Chairman South Asia in December 2003. She has worked as part time PR consultant with pharmaceutical, consumer, finance, engineering and NGO organizations and also taught communication and PR courses in three leading communication management institutes in Mumbai. With over 4 decades of work experience she is considered one of the pioneers of corporate and marketing communications in India. She has through the course of her working life gathered considerable understanding of industries such as infrastructure (power, realty and health); pharmaceutical (MNC and local); FMCG (food, personal care, cosmetics, apparel, household goods); and Travel and Tourism.

Mr. Rajeshwar R. Bajaaj Director

Mr. Rajeshwar R Bajaaj was the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Managing Director of Otis Elevators India. He also held the position of Vice President, South and Southeast Asia based in Singapore wherein the Otis country heads from India, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam reported to him. He has nearly four decades of experience in the elevator industry. He has also been Managing Director, Asia Pacific, of Special Olympics Inc. as, a non-profit organization created by the Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation, Washington for the benefit of people with Intellectual Disabilities. He was also a Director on Board of APW President Systems for a period of two years and also served as the President of Bombay Gymkhana Limited for a period of two years.