Team member

R. Ram Mohan

Chairman
A Chartered Accountant by profession and held senior Management positions at Madura Coats, Hindustan Motors and Caterpillar India. At Coffee Day Group, he is the CFO of the group’s holding company – Coffee Day Enterprises Ltd. He took over as Managing Director of Sical Logistics Ltd., effective September 26, 2011 and moved to the position of Chairman of the company effective May 2015. He has over 30 years of industrial experience in Commercial, Manufacturing & Business operations segments. His core strength includes Finance, Project Management and Business Development.

Kush S Desai

Whole Time Director

A Chartered Accountant, with over two decades of experience in multiple industries such as Information Technology, FMCG and Financial Services. He joined Coffee Day Group in 2010 to build group’s foray in the infrastructure & logistics segment. Prior to this, he was Managing Director of SAP’s R & D entity in India. Kush, also worked with Coca-Cola India, in its business development group, prior to his brief stint with a Dot Com start up. Before Coca-Cola India, Kush worked in financial services Industry, with a leading NBFC. Kush brings along with him rich experience of growing organisations, business development, building & leading strong team(s), focus on operational excellence and financial & commercial prudence. Currently he is the Joint Managing Director of the Company.

Sunil Deshmukh

Director

Mr. Sunil Sudhakarrao Deshmukh, M Com, LLB, Fellow Member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India and Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Certified Management Accountant-USA, Oxford University – Said Business School – Advanced Leadership & Management Program, is currently the Managing Director of Wilson Cables, a Singapore based Company. Has vast experience in the field of General Management, New Business Development Strategies, Manufacturing Facility Management, Financial Management and Human Resources with a strong hands-on experience in Business start-up, turnaround & growth, primarily in the manufacturing sector. He has held various positions such as Managing Director of Indo-Jordan Chemicals Company Limited, Jordan, Head of Finance & IT – CFO, McDonald’s India – West & South, Finance Director, Telecom Consulting Co., Johannesburg , GM Finance & Admin, Company Secretary [CFO], Fosters India Limited and in various positions in Goodyear South Asia Tires Ltd.

Shweta Shetty

Director

Ms. Shweta Shetty, a B.Com Graduate with an MBA Certification Programme from IIM, Kolkata has varied experiences as Finance & Accounts at Lowe India, Partner at Medpharm Corporation and Analyst at Global Technology Ventures Limited. Currently she is a Consultant at Coffee Day overseeing the new initiatives. Was President – Business Development and has to her credit opening of 400+ cafes and instrumental in establishing Coffee Day’s presence through Cafes, Vending & Xpress Kiosks at Airports, Railway Stations and Retail Partners. Was also President – International Business during 2008-12 and has overseen the Group’s M&A of a Cafe Chain in Czech Republic.

H.R. Srinivasan

Independent Director

A Mathematics graduate with an MBA, is currently the Vice-Chairman and vision holder of TAKE Solutions and plays a vital role in the evaluation of new initiatives, mergers and acquisitions and business lines that will enable this company to emerge as a global player. His rich experience in the logistics and SCM industry enables him to nurture dynamic leadership. Prior to setting up TAKE Solutions, he was Managing Director, South Asia at SembCorp logistics. He has also served as Managing Director at Temasek Capital and as Director and CEO of PSA India. He has been very active with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) having served in both the State and Regional councils. Has recently received the CII Tamil Nadu Emerging Entrepreneurs Award given in association with Business Line for Global Reach and Superior Intellectual Property for TAKE Solutions. He is also a member of the YPO.

H. Rathnakar Hegde

Independent Director

An expert in banking and finance sector, has served in various positions in Vijaya Bank and was Executive Director of Oriental Bank of Commerce prior to his joining Sical’s Board.

S. Ravinarayanan

Independent Director

An Electrical & Electronics Engineering graduate and an Aerospace professional by training and a Technopreneur have founded several companies including Microcon Group. He has served on the Boards of Air India Ltd, Indian Airlines Limited and Airbus Engineering Center India Pvt Ltd. Was a Director of Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited and also was the Chairman of its audit committee. Has been the Chairman of FICCI Task Force on defence offsets. Until recently Mr. Ravi Narayanan was CEO and Chairman of AXISCADES group, an Aerospace defence major. Mr. Ravi Narayanan either himself or any other person on his behalf on beneficial basis holds NIL shares in the Company.

Sudhir V Kamath

Independent Director

Mr. Sudhir Kamath, has a Master of Management Studies from BITS, Pilani and a Fellowship in Management from IIM, Kolkata with specialisation in Finance. He has 24 years of experience in the field of private equity / venture capital after 8 years in project finance with ICICI. Has had stints at ICICI Ventures as VP [Investments], Founding Partner at Global Technology Ventures, MD of 2i Capital and Director – Brand Capital at BCCL. Has served on the Boards of over 20 companies across sectors and was a member of Investment committees of all funds wherever he was involved.