Board of Directors

Mr. Virendra D. Sanghavi – Managing Director

Mr. Virendra D. Sanghavi, a Chemical Engineering Graduate from UDCT, Promoter & Founding Director of Aarvi Encon is serving the company as Managing Director. He has more than 45 years experience and excellent track record in design, development, construction and operation of process plants in India and Internationally.

Prior to Aarvi Encon he was working with various Engineering, Oil & Gas and Petrochemical companies such as Merck Sharp & Dohme India Ltd., Lubrizol India Ltd. (Erstwhile Davy Powergas) and Bhansali Engineering Polymers Ltd. where he has made substantial contributions in growth of these companies and left his mark

Mr. Sanghavi has had a fruitful and rewarding experience in compiling and editing "Handbook of Speciality Vendors for Chemical Projects" which was released by Mr. Liladhar Dake, Honourable Minister of Industries, Law & Judiciary and Parliamentary Affairs in a function held on 29th September 1998 at UDCT.

He is a visiting lecturer of ICT teaching piping engineering, his favorite subject to third year students. He is Past President and on the Board of Governors of ICT formerly UDCT/UICT, he has been the Honorary Treasurer of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers. Apart from taking interest in other professional activities he is an active Rotarian and presently he is Immediate Past President of Rotary Club of Mumbai South.

Mr. Jaydev V. Sanghavi – Executive Director

Mr. Jaydev Sanghavi, a Chemical Engineering Graduate from Mumbai University joined Aarvi Encon Pvt. Ltd. 20 years ago. Since then he has handled various assignments as a Project Coordinator, Business Development Manager, Operations Manager and now Executive Director. He has played a crucial role in developing strategic Business Tie-ups and delivering several large & complex projects successfully.

In 1996 he identified a niche Business Opportunity in the project consulting of HR and thus came about a Manpower Supply division which he heads today. He is biggest contributor in establishing & expanding Manpower Division.

Mr. P N Devarajan – Independent Director

Mr. P N Devarajan, a Chemical Engineering Post-graduate from IIT Kharagpur, is serving the company as Independent Director since 2008. He has more than 64 years experience in Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals and Chemical Industry.

Worked in Senior Management positions in Merck, Sharp & Dhome – World's top pharma Company. Chemical & Plastics India Ld, Mettur, Shriram Chemicals and Fertilizers Ltd. at Kota.

He had been on Board of Directors of Hindustan Organics, Indian Drugs & Pharmaceuticals, Essar, Dr. Reddy's Lab, Reliance Industries, Project Development Organization (PDO), IDBI, RBI, Bank of Baroda.