Manjushree Board of Director comprises some of the most experienced packaging professionals.
Ms Jalan is Managing Partner and India Head for Advent International. She has over 21 years of experience in Private Equity. She joined Advent in 2009. Before joining Advent, Ms. Jalan worked with ICICI Venture, the largest private equity firm in India. Ms. Jalan had spent a year with the corporate finance division of Ernst & Young. Ms. Jalan is also a Director on Board of Directors of various Companies some of them being Advent India PE Advisors Private Limited, Bharat Serums and Vaccines Limited, Modenik Lifestyle Private Limited (formerly known as Dixcy Textiles Private Limited), Manjushree Technopack Limited, ZCL Chemicals Limited and QuEST Global Services Pte Ltd. Ms. Jalan has experience in sourcing and negotiating transactions and has worked across a wide range of sectors including industrial, media, business services to IT/BPO. She also offers her counsel on managing investments and planning successful exits, viz. sale to strategic buyers and the listing of companies.
Jayesh is a qualified CA from the Institute of Chartered Accountants, a qualified company secretary from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and has a law degree and bachelor of commerce degree from Mumbai University. Jayesh retired from Asian Paints Limited in November, 2019 after a long stint of 17 years. He was the Chief Financial Officer, Company Secretary, Compliance Officer, and President of Industrial Joint Ventures. Prior Asian Paints, he has worked in leadership roles in finance, legal, company secretarial and general management in the manufacturing and service industries namely, Castrol (India) Ltd, Ion Exchange (India) Ltd and UTV Ltd. During his career span of 37 years, Jayesh specialized in corporate governance and compliances, working capital and treasury management, M&A, IPR with a strong background on accounting, tax, legal and cost controls. He was named Business world’s ‘Best CFO in the Sustained Wealth Creation’ category in 2012 & 2017. He currently serves as an independent director and chairman of the audit committee in Manjushree Technopack Limited and Bharat Serums and Vaccines Ltd (BSV).
Chairman & Independent Director
Ashok Sudan currently serves as Chairman (non-executive) of Manjushree Technopack Ltd and has been an Independent Director on the Board since 2019. He has over 45 years of international experience in the packaging industry including 33 years at Graham Packaging, one of the leading global rigid plastic packaging companies. In addition to his role at Manjushree, he currently serves as a Director of Paris based, SGD Pharma and as a member of the Strategic Advisory Committee and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Ynsect, a leader in the insect ingredient alternative food market. Ashok has a mechanical engineering degree from IIT Kanpur, a Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA and an MBA from Indiana University, Bloomington IN, USA. He has also completed an Executive Course in Strategy from the Harvard Business School.
Manu is an experienced industry leader with a proven track record of leading business growth, delivering consistent business results and building winning teams. His experience covers a series of diverse assignments with three large multinational organizations – Mondelez, PepsiCo, and ICI across India, Asia Pacific and Middle East and Africa. He started his career with a finance background, transitioned to General Management. He built a great track-record of creating winning strategies, driving growth and profitability, managing multi-billion dollar and multi country / multi business P&Ls, building brands and distribution systems, leading change and transformation and building diverse teams.
Mr. Patwari is a Chartered Accountant by training and he holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (Lucknow). As Managing Director – Advent India PE Advisors Private Limited, Mr. Pankaj Patwari has been managing Advent’s investments in Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Limited from 2014 apart from Manjushree Technopack Limited, QuEST Global and Bharat Serums and Vaccines Ltd. He also serves of the Board of Directors of various many other Companies notably Bharat Serums and Vaccines Limited, Manjushree Technopack Limited, ZCL Chemicals Limited and Gokaldas Intimatewear Private Limited. Previously, Mr. Patwari had spent six years with Bain Capital working on several transactions in the pharmaceutical and industrial sectors. Prior to his stint at Bain, Mr. Patwari spent four years with McKinsey & Co., focusing primarily on financial services.
Thimmaiah has more than 30 years of experience in various leadership roles. Thimmaiah NP leads Manjushree Technopack’s businesses and takes responsibility of the operations and management of MTL’s manufacturing units across India. Mr. Thimmaiah joined Manjushree Technopack in 2022. Prior to joining Manjushree, he was the head of Meritor in India and VP Australia. He was instrumental in transforming Meritor into world-class company in terms of culture, manufacturing & performance. Prior to Meritor, Thimmaiah was Managing Director at Honeywell Turbo & Honeywell Transportation System, Pune. He has over 25 years of experience in the automotive industry, with 15 years as manufacturing and operations leader and 10 years as overall business leader at Indian companies, joint ventures & multinational organizations. He is motivated by a strong sense of achievement stemming from his ability to develop and execute strategic plans for the company’s future. He is a proven people manager who combines an Indian upbringing with a deep understanding of what works effectively in multinational corporations.
Manjushree Management Team comprise of leaders from diverse backgrounds who are the fuel behind the organization
MD & Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Thimmaiah has more than 30 years of experience in various leadership roles. He has been in the business leader role for more than 15 years at well-known MNCs. Before joining MTL he was VP, MD & CEO at Meritor, Inc. He has worked at leadership roles in Honeywell Turbo Technologies, Cummins, Tata Cummins & BEML.
Business Head - Containers
Rajiv has more than 20 years of experience in the plastic packaging industry. An engineer by qualification, he has hands-on technical expertise about materials, machines, and moulds. He has acquired rich sales, commercial, and financial knowledge as a business owner. He is highly motivated and strongly believes in a customer-centric approach to business.
Chief Sales & Marketing Officer (CSMO)
Satish is an experienced business head with country leadership experience in large multinationals. With more than 26 years of experience, he is an expert in Business Development, Multi-Channel Sales and more. Before joining Manjushree, Satish was heading sales at Johnson Electronics as Director – India Sales. Currently, he leads and manages Preforms, Caps & Closures and Recycling Business at MTL.
Business Head - Pumps & Dispensers
Manish is a qualified CA and CS and has over 13 years of rich experience across industry verticals like Flexible packaging, Cement, Investment Banking etc. He was last working with Jindal Poly films Limited as Chief General Manager - CRMS. Prior to that he has worked with Dalmia group, Evalueserve and CRISIL Ltd.
Chief Operations Officer (COO)
Shreedhar having 30 years of experience in diverse leadership roles in Operations, Supply Chain Management , Project Managements ,Business developments, Procurements with reputed Automotive companies like TVS – Sundaram clayton ltd, IFB automotive ltd, JBM auto limited and Mother son sumi etc. Currently, he is managing the complete operations of MTL.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Ram is a seasoned Finance professional with over 32 years of work experience with several Indian and MNC blue-chip companies, namely Deloitte, Tata Motors, Tata Cummins, Cummins India, Honeywell Turbo Technologies India, Honeywell Automation India, IDEX India and Autoliv India, in various leadership roles.
Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)
With more than 2 decades of experience, Anil is currently responsible for managing human resources/talent management processes at MTL. Previously, he has worked Cummins Meritor, Elcoteq Electronics India Pvt Ltd, Spicer India Ltd and many more. He holds a master’s degree in Psychology, Personnel Management and Doctorate Degree in Management Science (Ph.D.) from Mysore University.
Vice President - Containers
Satyananda has more than 20 years of experience and is currently the Vice President Containers. He is skilled in Negotiation, Strategic Planning, Business Development, Business Strategy, and Team Management. Strong marketing professional believes in true Leadership with a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering and MBA in Marketing from University of Mysore.
V K Baheti is an integral part of Manjushree Technopack since the beginning. Currently, he is responsible for New Product Development. He is an engineering graduate from BITS Pilani. Baheti ji has more than 4 decades of experience in plastic processing, involving various technologies.
Chief Information Officer (CIO)
Thiagarajan has 28 plus years of experience. He has worked with Piaggio, SAME-DEUTZ and more in Information Technology & Systems. He is Post Graduate in Physics and Computer Science from Madras University. He also has a 2 years Postgraduate degree in Business Management from Strathclyde University, UK. Currently, he is responsible for all digital initiatives at MTL.
Chief Business Officer (CBO)
Gaurav has 9+ years of experience in strategy planning, commercial excellence, change management, performance management, M&A, investor liaising and CXO decision support. Before joining Manjushree, Gaurav was Associate Director, Corporate Development at CMS Info Systems. He is currently responsible for managing Retails and D2C business, marketing, communication and more.
Chief Procurement Officer (CPO)
Ayanish has more than 25 years of industry experience in various leadership roles in Procurement, Supply Chain, Manufacturing and P&L management. His experience spans over Tyres, Paints & Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants, Consumer Goods, Construction Chemicals, Telecom and International trade businesses out of India and abroad. Before taking up the Procurement leadership role for Manjushree he has handled various key...
Head - Innovation & R&D
Navneet has 20+ years of rich experience in Innovation, Research & Product Development. He has gained expertise in multiple verticals such as Business Development, Product Marketing, Innovation and R&D. He has extensive knowledge in the plastic and polymer industry and has worked for large multinationals such as Uflex, 3M, Henkel among many others.
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