Sri Berjis M Desai has been a Director of the Company since September, 2010. Sri Desai is the Managing Partner of J. Sagar Associates and specializes in banking and finance, dispute resolution and private client practice. In addition, he has extensive experience both as an Arbitrator and Counsel, in international, commercial and domestic Arbitrations. Mr. Berjis M Desai has been practicing Law since 1980.
Dr. K.R.S. Murthy has been a Director of the Company since September, 2005. He obtained his Doctorate in Business Administration from the Harvard Business School and his Masters in Management from Sloan School, MIT. He studied Statistics for his graduate and under graduate programmes at Maharaja’s College, University of Mysore. He is the Former Director, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and former Chairman, Board of Information Technology Education Standards, BITES.
Sri. Rajiv Khaitan has been a Director of the Company since October, 1996. Sri. Rajiv Khaitan is a partner of the law firm, Messers Khaitan & Co. LLP, Advocates, Notaries, Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys. He has vast experience and is specialized on subjects concerning corporate, tax, contracts, real estate and intellectual property laws.
Smt. Sangeeta Kulkarni is the Co-founder & CEO of Brickwork India, a global leader in Remote Executive Assistance services. She is also the Founder Director of Brickwork Ratings, India’s 5th credit rating agency and Founder President of Brickwork Pragathi Foundation, which closely works with employability enablement for the underprivileged youth. Sangeeta has been awarded the prestigious “STPI Woman Entrepreneur of the Year in IT” in 2015 and “Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award” in 2016. She holds a Master’s degree in HR and is an alumnus of Boston University and Northwestern University, USA.
Executive Directors on the Board
Sri D.K. Himatsingka is the founder and Executive Chairman of the Company. Under his able leadership, the company has grown from strength to strength. As an industrialist, he pioneered luxury Home Textile manufacturing in India and has contributed immensely in placing India on the global Home Textile map.
Sri. Shrikant Himatsingka is the Managing Director and CEO of the Company. Alumni of Leonard Stern School of Business, USA. He has been instrumental in taking forward the various growth initiatives of the group.
Sri Aditya Himatsingka is the Executive Director of the Company. Alumni of Philadelphia College of Textiles, USA. He was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company in June, 1994. He has been associated with the silk industry for over 21 years and is involved with the Drapery and Upholstery division of the group.
Sri. V Vasudevan is the Executive Director – Manufacturing Operations (Group) of the Company. He graduated from The Institute of Chemical Technology from Bombay in the year 1978. He started his career as a Management Trainee in Madura Coats. He then pursued his career in Spintex, Mahavir Spinning Mills, Coats West African, Arvind Polycot, Grasim Industries and Raymonds. He has extensive experience across the textile value chain and joined Himatsingka in 2013.