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Prataap Snacks Ltd (PRAT.NS)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Arvind Mehta

50 Executive Chairman of the Board

Amit Kumat

48 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Director

Sumit Sharma

2016 Chief Financial Officer

Om Prakash Pandey

2018 Compliance Officer, Company Secretary

Subhash Bhatt

Vice President - Production

Deepak Brahme

Vice President - Production

Apoorva Kumat

2018 Executive Director - Operations, Director

Raj Kalra

Zonal Sales Manager - North

Mahesh Purohit

Zonal Sales Manager - West

Awadh Singh

Zonal Sales Manager - East

G.V. Ravishankar

38 Nominee Director

Bharadwaj Venkatavaraghavan

2018 Additional Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Haresh Chawla

48 2016 Independent Director

Vineet Kapila

55 2016 Independent Director

Om Manchanda

51 2016 Independent Director

Anisha Motwani

54 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Arvind Mehta

Mr. Arvind Mehta serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Being our Promoter, he has been associated with our Company since its incorporation. He was appointed as an additional Director of our Company on May 12, 2011 and was regularised on September 30, 2011. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya. He has over 29 years of experience in real estate business along with over 13 years of experience in snack foods industry and over 13 years of experience in the financing business.

Amit Kumat

Mr. Amit Kumat serves as Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Director of the Company. Being our Promoter, he has been associated with our Company since its incorporation. He was appointed as an additional Director of our Company on May 12, 2011 and was regularised on September 30, 2011. He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer on June 21, 2016. He holds a master’s degree in science from the University of Southwestern Louisiana. He has over 21 years of experience in snack foods industry.

Sumit Sharma

Mr. Sumit Sharma serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective on June 21, 2016. He has been with our Company since February 15, 2012. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India since February 2002. He has 14 years of experience in finance, accounts and taxation. Prior to joining our Company, he has worked with Crompton Greaves Limited from 2005 to 2006 and Case New Holland Construction (India) Private Limited (earlier known as L&T-Case Equipment Private Limited) from 2006 to 2012. He is responsible for accounting and reporting, financial planning and taxation functions of our Company.

Om Prakash Pandey

Shri. Om Prakash Pandey serves as Compliance Officer, Company Secretary of the Company. Mr. Om Prakash Pandey, a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, New Delhi and a Commerce graduate. He also holds LLB degree and having experience of more than 12 years in the company law and secretarial matters. He has previously worked with Universal Cables Limited, Aavantika Gas Limited, Great Offshore Limited, National Stock Exchange of India Limited and Dolphin Offshore Enterprises (India) Limited.

Subhash Bhatt

Mr. Subhash Bhatt serves as Vice President - Production of the Company. He has been with our Company since September 29, 2011. He holds a bachelor’s degree in technology from J.R.N. Rajasthan Vidyapeeth (Deemedto- be) University. Prior to joining our Company, he worked with Prakash Snacks Private Limited, our Group Company and Hello Agro Food Products Limited. He is responsible for managing the production function of potato chips and namkeen.

Deepak Brahme

Mr. Deepak Brahme serves as Vice President - Production the Company. He has been with our Company since September 29, 2011. He holds a bachelor’s degree in science from Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore and a diploma in production management from Indian Institute of Management and Technology, Chennai. Prior to joining our Company, he worked with Prakash Snacks Private Limited, our Group Company, Dhar Cement Limited, Hello Agro Food Products Limited, Shivdeep Industries Limited and M.B. Foods Private Limited. He is responsible for managing the production function of Extruded Snacks.

Apoorva Kumat

Mr. Apoorva Kumat serves as Executive Director - Operations, Director of the Company. Mr. Apoorva Kumat has been associated with Prataap Snacks Limited since April 1, 2012. He holds a bachelor's degree in Commerce from Christian College, Indore. Prior to joining the Prataap Snacks Limited, he was associated with Prakash Snacks and Hello Agro Food Products Limited and has over 22 years of experience in the Snacks food industry. During his tenure with Prataap Snacks Limited as President (Operations), he has provided direction in terms of production, sales and marketing, customer retention, enriched services and overall raising the bar of performance across all parameters, falling under him domain.

Raj Kalra

Mr. Raj Kumar Kalra serves as Zonal Sales Manager - North of the Company. He has been with our Company since September 29, 2011. The terms of his employment are governed by an employment agreement dated September 28, 2011 between Raj Kumar Kalra and our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in arts from University of Delhi. Prior to joining our Company, he worked with Prakash Snacks Private Limited, our Group Company, Moon Beverages Limited, Acqua Minerals Private Limited, Super Cassettes Industries Limited and Paras Aqua Minerals Limited. He is responsible for managing the sales function in the northern region of India.

Mahesh Purohit

Mr. Mahesh Purohit serves as Zonal Sales Manager - West of the Company. He has been with our Company since September 29, 2011. The terms of his employment are governed by an employment agreement dated September 28, 2011 between Mahesh Purohit and our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from University of Bombay. Prior to joining our Company, he worked with Prakash Snacks Private Limited, our Group Company, Parke-Davis (India) Limited, BPL Synergy Limited and Candico (I) Limited. He is responsible for managing the sales function in the western region of India.

Awadh Singh

Mr. Awadh Bihari Singh serves as Zonal Sales Manager - East of the Company. He has been with our Company since September 29, 2011. He holds a bachelor’s degree in science from H.D. Jain College, Arrah. Prior to joining our Company, he worked with Prakash Snacks Private Limited, our Group Company, and Hello Agro Food Products Limited. He is responsible for managing the sales function in the eastern region of India.

G.V. Ravishankar

Mr. G.V. Ravishankar serves as a Nominee Director of the Company. He was appointed as an additional Director on May 12, 2011 and was appointed as Director of our Company on September 30, 2011. He holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Bharathidasan University and a post graduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He has previously worked with McKinsey & Company from 2004 to 2006. He has 12 years of experience in management consultancy and private equity investments.

Bharadwaj Venkatavaraghavan

Mr. Bharadwaj Thiruvenkata Venkatavaraghavan serves as Additional Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Prior to founding A91 Partners, Mr. Bharadwaj Thiruvenkata Venkatavaraghavan was a Managing Director at Sequoia Capital India Advisors Private Limited from 2011-2018, which he joined in August 2007. Mr. Bharadwaj has been focused on investing in passionate entrepreneurs chasing emerging India themes in consumer, pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors. His investments at Sequoia Capital includes Prataap Snacks (NSE: DiamondYD), Indigo Paints, La Renon, Vini Cosmetics, Paper Boat (Hector Beverage), Healthkart (Bright Healthcare), GoColors (Go Fashions), Raw Pressery (Rakhyan Beverages), Wingreen Farms, Innovcare pharma, Faces India, Suburban Diagnostics, Cloudnine Healthcare and Lovable Lingerie. Prior to Sequoia Capital, Mr. Bharadwaj was at McKinsey & Co. Mumbai office for 6 (six) years where he served leading client in consumer, energy and automotive verticals across a wide range of strategic and operational issues. Mr. Bharadwaj is a gold medalist from Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad where he obtained a PGDM (MBA) and a gold medalist from BITS Pilani where he obtained a BE (Hons.) degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. He was also invited to witness the Republic Day parade by the President of India in 1996 for achieving Rank 1 (one) in the All India CBSE Examinations held in 1995. Mr. Bharadwaj is passionate about supporting philanthropy and giving back to society in education and healthcare. He is a founder sponsor at Ashoka University, a contributor to Tejas Foundation, Down Syndrome Association of South India and Kids for Kids Trust.

Haresh Chawla

Mr. Haresh Chawla is an Independent Director of our Company. He was appointed as an additional Director of our Company on September 13, 2016 and was appointed as an Independent Director of our Company on September 24, 2016. He holds a bachelor's degree in metallurgical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai and a post graduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. He has several years of experience in private equity and the media and entertainment industry. He has previously worked at TV18 Broadcast Limited as group chief executive officer. He is currently a partner in India Value Fund Advisors Private Limited.

Vineet Kapila

Mr. Vineet Kumar Kapila serves as an Independent Director of the Company. He was appointed as an additional Director of our Company on July 22, 2016 and was appointed as an Independent Director of our Company on August 3, 2016. He holds an honours diploma in industrial relations and welfare from XLRI, Jamshedpur. He has several years of experience in brand, sales and general management. He was previously the managing director of Spencer’s Retail Limited. He is currently working as the chief operating officer - RPC North of United Spirits Limited.

Om Manchanda

Dr. Om Prakash Manchanda serves as an Independent Director of the Company. He was appointed as an Independent Director on July 5, 2016. He holds a bachelor's degree in veterinary science and animal husbandry from the Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar and a post graduate diploma in management (agriculture) from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He has several years of experience in sales, marketing and general management. He has previously worked at Hindustan Lever Limited, Monsanto India Limited and Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited. He is currently the chief executive officer and director of Dr. Lal Pathlabs Limited.

Anisha Motwani

Ms. Anisha Motwani serves as an Independent Director of the Company. She was appointed as an Independent Director on July 5, 2016. She holds bachelor’s degree in science from Sophia Girls College, Ajmer and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Rajasthan. She has several years of experience in management consultancy. She has previously worked at General Motors India Private Limited and Max Life Insurance Company Limited. She is currently a partner in Storm the Norm Ventures.