Mr. Virendra D. Sanghavi – Managing Director

Mr. Virendra D. Sanghaviaged 78 years, is the co-promoter and Managing Director of the Company. He is a Chemical Engineering Graduate from UDCT (Now Institute of Chemical Technology) & has more than 48 years experience and excellent track record in design, development, construction and operation of process plants in India and Internationally. 

He has diverse experience of working with various Engineering, Lubricant, Petrochemical, and Pharmaceutical companies such as Merck Sharp & Dohme India Ltd., Lubrizol India Ltd. Aker Solution (Erstwhile Davy Power Gas) and Bhansali Engineering Polymers Ltd where he has made substantial contributions in growth of these companies and left his mark. He was a visiting lecturer of Institute of Chemical Technology, Matunga teaching piping engineering to third year students. He is Past President and on the Board of Governors of UDCT Alumni Association, he has been the Honorary Treasurer of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers.

He is recipient of NOCIL Award for Excellence in Consultancy Services form Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers. Under his leadership, the Company has received Star SME Award sponsored by Business Today and YES Bank in the year 2010. It has also received CFBP “Jamnalal Bajaj Award” for ‘Fair Business Practices’ at the hands of Late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, former President of India in the year 2014. Mr. Sanghavi recently was recognized in the list of India’s Top 100 Great People Managers by the Great Manager Institute in association with the Forbes India.

Mr. Jaydev V. Sanghavi – Executive Director

Mr. Jaydev Sanghavi, a Chemical Engineering Graduate from Mumbai University joined Aarvi Encon Pvt. Ltd. In 1992. Since then he has handled various assignments as a Project Coordinator, Business Development Manager, General Manager (Operations) 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 projectconsulting of HR and thus came about a Manpower Supply division which he heads today. He is biggest contributor in establishing & expanding Manpower Division. Jaydev has been instrumental in growth of Aarvi Encon. Under his leadership the company has become largest Technical Staffing company in India with offices at major location in India. He is instrumental in setting up offices in Qatar, UAE, Saudi Arabia.

Jaydev has more than 25 years of experience in Sales, Marketing, Operations and Finance.

Mr. Devendra J. Shrimanker - Independent Director

Mr. Devendra J. Shrimanker a Bachelor of Commerce Graduate from Mumbai University and a Fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountant of India.  Has more than 28 years of Experience in the field of Taxation, Accounting, Auditing and Advisory Services.

 Mr. Shrimanker is partner of M/s. A. J. Shah & Company, Chartered Accountant, in Mumbai.  He is actively involved in advising various Large Multinational Corporation Operating in India, large Public-Sector Enterprises (PSU), Listed Companies and Family managed business groups, High Networth Individuals (HNI).  Mr. Shrimanker is Audit Committee Chairman of listed company.  Speaker at various Seminars conducted for Taxation, Accounts, & Finance Lectures for Corporate Groups and Training. 

Professional experiences of Mr. Shrimanker includes Direct Taxes, Tax Planning Advisory, Comprehensive Review of Corporate Groups with reference to taxation laws and companies Act., Comprehensive Tax Compliance Services, International Taxation Matters including transfer pricing assignments, Development and documentation of standard operating  procedures, Audits under various laws and accounts and Mergers, acquisitions & valuations. 

Mr. Shrimanker is Independent Director and Member of Audit Committee of  M/s. Pentokey Organy (I) Ltd. and M/s. Citadel Reality & Developers Ltd. 

Mrs. Sonal N. Doshi - Independent Director

Mrs. Sonal Doshi is a solicitor practicing mainly civil and corporate laws since 1991.

Mrs. Doshi has also been working towards women empowerment.  She has penned a book namely, “Women and Law” which was also translated into Marathi and Gujarati. 

Mrs. Doshi is a part of the external committee of Larsen & Toubro Limited, L & T Infotech, Thyssenkrup India Pvt. Ltd and Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd to deal with complaints filed under the Sexual Harrassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013.

Mrs. Doshi has been a speaker at many events on the subject of Rights of Women and Testamentary Laws.

Dr. Padma Devarajan – Independent Director

Dr. Padma Devarajan, PhD (Tech), is Professor in Pharmacy and former Head, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology at the Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Mumbai, India. As TEQIP Coordinator she is in charge of  the TEQIP III world Bank programme for ICT. Her research interests include nano carriers for targeted delivery in cancer and infectious diseases, scale-up of nano drug delivery systems (DDS), bio enhancement strategies, and mucosal DDS as alternatives to parenteral administration for protein and nucleic acid delivery. 

She is editor of Targeted Drug Delivery-Concepts and Design, published by Springer, author of several book chapters and has publications in peer reviewed high impact journals. She is a member on the Editorial board of European Journal of Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics and the Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and peer reviewer for a large number of International Journals. She has served as Board Member, Member on the Board of Scientific Advisors, and Chair of the Young Scientist Mentor Protégé Sub-committee of the Controlled Release Society Inc., USA and Chair- Outstanding Paper Award Committee, Drug Development and Translational research. 

Prof. Devarajan is a nominated Fellow of the Maharashtra Academy of Sciences, India, and recipient of number of awards including the American Association of Indian Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAiPS) Distinguished Educator and Researcher Award, and Innovation Awards for pioneering research in Nanotechnology and Targeted Drug Delivery System. She is consultant to the Pharmaceutical and Allied Industry both national and international, and also on the Advisory board of Pharmaceutical Companies. She has filed number of patents, has seven granted patents and has licensed technologies to industry. 

Mr. Sharad Sanghi - Independent Director

Mr. Sharad Sanghi is the Managing Director and CEO of Netmagic, an organization that he founded in July 1998, and now an NTT Communications Group Company. The NTT Communication Group is based in Japan.

Mr. Sanghi is responsible for growing Netmagic to be India’s leading Managed Hosting and Cloud Service Provider, with over 1100 employees and 9 data centres delivering services to over 2000 enterprise customers across the globe. His passion and commitment to deliver value to clients by building a customer focused service organization is infectious across the company.

Mr. Sanghi is considered a pioneer in the Indian cloud computing space, and his vision has helped Netmagic become a leader in the Public Cloud services market in India.

On the business side, he led Netmagic through 3 successful VC funding rounds with Nexus Venture Partners, Fidelity, Cisco Systems and Nokia Growth Partners. He led the 2012 acquisition the company’s majority stake by NTT Communication Japan - a first in the Indian data centre market.

Mr. Sanghi is an industry veteran with over 20 years of extensive experience in developing Internet backbone infrastructure and providing Internet services. He is also Part time Non-official Director on the Board of Bharat Electronics Limited, appointed by the Government of India.

During a six-year stint in the US, Mr. Sanghi worked for Unified Network Management Architecture Group at AT&T Bell Labs, the Backbone Engineering Group of NSFNET (ANS) and the Router Systems Development Group of Advantis (IBM Global Network). He has also helped Merrill Lynch and Bankers Trust design and deploy Wide Area Networks.

He is an Electrical Engineer from IIT Bombay and holder of a Master’s degree from Columbia University, New York.