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Wonderla Holidays Ltd (WOHL.NS)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Satheesh Seshadri

2019 Chief Financial Officer

Srinivasulu Raju Y

2014 Compliance Officer, Company Secretary

George Joseph

69 2018 Joint Managing Director

M. Ravikumar

49 2008 General Manager - Administration

A. Ajikrishnan

40 2008 Deputy General Manager - Technical

Arun Chittilappilly

2020 Whole-Time Director

P. Unni

39 2004 Chief Manager - Finance and Accounts

R. Lakshminarayanan

2016 Additional Director

Gopal Srinivasan

2016 Additional Director

Kochouseph Chittilappilly

69 2020 Non-Executive Director

Anjali Nair

45 2020 Additional Independent Woman Director

M. Ramachandran

65 2017 Additional Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Satheesh Seshadri

Mr. Satheesh Seshadri has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and has about 25 years of rich and diversified experience In In areas 01 accounting, budget control & MIS, business analysis, Internal Audit and ERP Implementation. Previously he worked with Bangalore International Airport Ltd In the areas of finance, business planning, budget, MIS and project controlling. He hJS also worked in transport industry at Dubai Transport Corporation as Head Costing & MIS wherein he undertook various initiatives towards operation and finance improvements.

Srinivasulu Raju Y

George Joseph

Mr. George Joseph is Joint Managing Director of the Company. He was Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Wonderla Holidays Limited, since September 12, 2011. He was appointed as an additional Director of our Company on June 27, 2011 and as our Director and Chairman on September 12, 2011. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Kerala University. He is a Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers and an Associate of the Institute of Bankers, London. Prior to being appointed on the Board he has acted as chairman and managing director of Syndicate Bank and worked in Canara Bank for over 37 years in various capacities from 1969 to 2006. He is also the non-executive independent director of Muthoot Finance Limited.

M. Ravikumar

Mr. M. A. Ravikumar is General Manager - Administration of Wonderla Holidays Limited. He joined Veega Holidays and Parks Private Limited on March 1, 2000 and shifted to the rolls of the Company pursuant to the merger of Veega Holidays and Parks Private Limited with our Company, with effect from April 1, 2008. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Calicut, a master’s degree in science in Counselling and Psychotherapy from the Institute for Behavioral and Management Sciences, Chittor and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Kerala. He is currently responsible for coordinating amongst all departments and ensuring smooth operation of the amusement parks, periodic review of performance of all departments, interacting with and providing information to legal and other consultants to protect the interests of our Company. He has 27 years of experience in the field of accounts and general administration, including 13 years with our Group Company, V-Guard Industries Limited. During the Fiscal 2013, he was paid a gross compensation of ` 13.75 lakhs by our Company.

A. Ajikrishnan

Mr. A. G. Ajikrishnan is Deputy General Manager - Technical of Wonderla Holidays Limited. He joined Veega Holidays and Parks Private Limited on April 1, 2006 and shifted to the rolls of the Company pursuant to the merger of Veega Holidays and Parks Private Limited with the Company, with effect from April 1, 2008. He holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from University of Calicut, a master’s degree in business administration from Madurai Kamraj University and is an energy manager and energy auditor certified by the National Productivity Council. He is currently responsible for managing the technical aspects of the Company, including developing of new plans for various projects, managing and undertaking civil/construction, mechanical and electrical works. He has 17 years of work experience in the field of engineering, including six years with the Group Company, V-Guard Industries Limited. Prior to joining the Company he has also worked with the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre from March, 1997 to November, 1997. During the Fiscal 2013, he was paid a gross compensation of ` 12.71 lakhs by the Company.

Arun Chittilappilly

Mr. Arun Kochouseph Chittilappilly has been appointed as Whole-Time Director of the Company effective 4/1/2020. He was appointed as an additional Director of the Company on January 27, 2003 and as the Director on December 22, 2003. He has been the Managing Director of our Company since April 1, 2012. He holds a masters degree in industrial engineering from Swinburne University of Technology, Victoria, Australia. He has been actively involved in the day to day operations and management of the Company since 2003. He has 11 years of experience in the amusement park industry.

P. Unni

Mr. P. R. Unni is Chief Manager - Finance and Accounts of Wonderla Holidays Limited. He joined our Company on June 2, 2004. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from University of Calicut and has completed his Chartered Accountancy (Intermediate) certified by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is currently responsible for finance management, maintenance of accounts and records of our Company, interacting with financial institutions, preparing and filing of applications and other documents and computation of tax. He has 14 years of experience in the field of finance and accounts, including 10 years with our Company. Prior to joining our Company he has also worked with PSN Automobiles Private Limited from December, 2000 to May, 2004. During the Fiscal 2013, he was paid a gross compensation of ` 9.76 lakhs by our Company.

R. Lakshminarayanan

Gopal Srinivasan

Kochouseph Chittilappilly

Shri. Kochouseph Thomas Chittilappilly has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company effective 4/1/2020. He is one of the Promoters and has been a Director since incorporation. He holds a post graduate degree in physics from Calicut University. He has 14 years of experience in the amusement park industry. He entered into the amusement park business in the year 1998 by establishing Veega Holidays and Parks Limited in Kochi, Kerala and later expanded the amusement park business by establishing the Company in Bangalore, Karnataka in the year 2002. He has won several awards including Young Businessman of the Year 1995 by Business Deepika, Businessman of the Year 2007 by the business magazine ‘Dhanam’, Tourism Man of the Year Award 2011 by the Association of Tourism Trade Organisations, India and Businessman of the Year 2011 by the Travancore Management Association Kottayam. He is also the chairman of V-Guard Industries Limited and director on the board of several other companies.

Anjali Nair

Mrs. Anjali Nair has been appointed as Additional Independent Woman Director of the Company effective 4/1/2020. She is an Engineering Graduate with specialization in Electricals and Electronics. She has over two decades of executive experience in the development and commercialization of hitech products that are software-driven, incorporating Design Thinking, Data Sciences, advanced algorithms and applied artificial intelligence in the B2B space, globally. She has unique expertise in scaling technology, harnessing complex architectures and creating commercial models for the launch and roll-out of products for Global 1000 clients. She has demonstrated experience in spotting and hiring top talent to build teams to serve Global Clientele. Mrs Anjali has recently started a series of initiatives to fundamentally disrupt healthcare in Kerala, in the belief that no one should struggle to get access to care when in need. Anjali has now dedicated her career for the well-being of the elderly, having already figured out how to manage 1,500 lives. She and her team are now on the path to create the infrastructure and ecosystem to support 10,000 lives in the next 3 to 5 years. She brings in the unique combination of technology, strategy, operational excellence and adaptability. shortage of capital as a major reason for the state of Kerala not being in the mainstream despite being blessed with superior talent, she works with global funds to unlock this potential.

M. Ramachandran

Mr. M. Ramachandran serves as Additional Independent Director of the Company. He is a Fellow Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and an Associate Member of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). Throughout his career since 1974, he had worked in professional field except for initial 4 years in manufacturing industry (Tata Steel, Jamshedpur). He had retired as a partner of S.B. Billimoria & Company, Deloitte Haskins and Sells and Deloitte Haskins and Sells LLP in March 2017 after serving for nearly 29 years, of which 20 years was as Partner. Mr. Ramachandran had the opportunity to audit some of the leading listed entities such as Federal Bank Limited, South Indian Bank Limited, NCC Limited, L.G. Balakrishnan and Brothers Limited, K.P.R. Mills Limited, etc., He had also undertaken consulting assignments for several reputed entities in private and public sectors.