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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MR. ANIL KUMAR RUIA

Non Executive Chairman - Non Independent

 

MR. SANDIP DAS

Wholetime Director & KMP

 

MRS. SHANTI KAUR

Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

MR. RAGHAV LALL
Non Executive - Independent Director
 
MR. MONOJIT DASGUPTA
Non Executive -Independent Director

MR. RAJEEV TAKRU

Non Executive -Independent Director
 
 

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/  MR. RAJEEV TAKRU

Mr. Takru is a B.A. (Hons.) Graduate from Hindu College, Delhi University. He has more than 4 decades of experience in operations of Tea Estate Management and has in-depth exposure in other administrative functions and human resource development.

 

He is currently associated with Carbon Resources Pvt Ltd and is heading the Human Resource Department. Mr. Takru has held various senior positions in Tea Companies like Mcleod Russel India Ltd. and Apeejay Tea Ltd. He is also associated with a leading Health Institution and has served as a member of the Governing Body of The Assam Valley School for over 10 years.

Anil RuiaMr Gurinder Sodhi aged 67, is a Whole Tim
Sandip Das
MONOJIT DASGUPTA
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Mr Anil Kumar Ruia, aged 68, is the Non Executive and Non Independent Director – Chairman of our Company. He holds a law degree from King’s College, London and is a chartered accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and has received an Honarary Doctorate from the University of Manchester. His business activities involve importation, distribution and conversion of textiles products and have his expertise in Specific Functional Areas of Administration and General Corporate Affairs.  He is also involved in philanthropic, social and charitable activities for social cause.He is engaged in the business of growing, manufacture and sale of black tea.

 

Mr Ruia has many external interests involving organizations in community, business, educational and charitable affairs. He is currently the chairman of the Board of Governors of the University of Manchester, a Board Member of Higher Education Funding Council in England (“Hefce”) and until recently a Board Member of Arts Council England. In the past Mr Ruia was a Board Member of the North West Development Agency, the Manchester Asian Business Forum, M2002 Limited, National Museums Liverpool, The Manchester Grammar School and The Commonwealth Film Festival together with a non-executive directorship at Granada Television Limited.

 

In October 2002, he was elected as the President of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce and Industry and was awarded an OBE in January 2001 for services to business, and is a past High Sherriff of Greater Manchester.

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/  MR. RAGHAV LALL

Mr. Raghav Lall (DIN: 05121368) holds a Bachelor degree in History and has completed his MBA from Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University. Mr. Lall has great work experience and expertise in the Tea Industry. Mr. Lall joined the Tea industry in 1976 and retired as the Managing Director of a broking firm in March, 2019.

 

He has also worked Overseas in Dubai with a large retail organization where he was heading the Human Resource Department as well as was looking after the Logistics and Warehousing. Currently, Mr. Lall is working as a consultant and is advising on quality control and marketing to various Tea Companies.

Mr. Raghav Lall

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/  MR. MONOJIT DASGUPTA

Mr. Monojit Dasgupta aged 68, is the Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company is having sound exposure of Tea Industry since past four decades.


He had served for Indian Tea Association as Secretary General in early 1980s and then promoted to CEO from 2004 to 2015.
He had also, officially represented the Tea Industry in several Delegations including  at the Inter- Governmental Group on Tea forum constituted under  the Food & Agriculture Organisation (FAO), headquartered in Rome.

Presently, he is serving as the Senior Advisor Federation of All India Tea Traders Association (FAITTA), also he holds the office of Director in M/s. STEWART HOLL (INDIA) LIMITED from 07.03.2017

SHANTI KAUR

Mr. Sandip Das aged 48 , is the Wholetime Director &  Key Managerial Personnel of the Company.  He is having a rich experience of over 21 years in the field of accounts and operations. He was previously associated with United Spirits Limited as Manager - Accounts & Finance and before that he was with Century Ply as   Sr. Manager.

 

Mr. Das is associated with James Warren Tea Limited since 2014 and has expertise in budgeting, cost control, developing and implementing operational control & operational management and Internal Audit modules development. He is also responsible for the overall financial control of the Company.

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/  MRS. SHANTI KAUR

Mrs. Shanti Kaur aged 66, is the Non-Executive Non-Independent Woman Director of the Company She has a great work exposure and vast experience of more than 33 years in advocacy. Her expertise in Criminal, Company, Industrial and Labour Laws is laudable. Mrs. Kaur is familiar in handling legal matters related to Tea Gardens and has also worked as a Legal Advisor in companies like Mcleod Russel and Apeejay Tea Limited.

 

Mrs. Kaur has been associated with James Warren Tea Limited since demerger and is handling all the criminal & civil legal matters of our seven tea estates in Assam.

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