Board of Directors – Nitesh Estates

<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mr. Nitesh Shetty</p>

Mr. Nitesh Shetty

Chairman

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Mr. Nitesh Shetty

Chairman

Nitesh Shetty, a first generation entrepreneur, is the founder and Chairman of Nitesh Estates. Under his leadership, the company has scaled up in 8 years and successfully completed an initial public offering and raised series of Private Equity Capital. A former tennis player, he started his career at the age of 19, with a billboard business with interest in Infrastructure, Hotels, Shopping Malls & Diversified Investments. He is the founder and sets the Big Vision for the growth of the company.

<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mr. G. N. Bajpai</p>

Mr. G. N. Bajpai

Independent Director

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Mr. G. N. Bajpai

Independent Director

Mr. G N Bajpai holds a Master in Commerce Degree from the University of Agra and Bachelors in Law Degree from the University of Indore. Former Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), has also been the Chairman of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC). Winner of “Outstanding Contribution to the Development of Finance” award from Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India, Mr. Bajpai is a visiting faculty at leading institutes of management and also currently serves as non-Executive Chairman and a Director on the board of several companies, both in India and overseas.

<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mr. Jagdish Capoor</p>

Mr. Jagdish Capoor

Independent Director

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Mr. Jagdish Capoor

Independent Director

Mr. Jagdish Capoor, the former chairman of HDFC Bank, brings with him a wealth of knowledge regarding the banking and financial sector. He has worked at the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) as Deputy Governor of the Bank.
Capoor’s other assignments include serving on the Board of Directors of the Indian Hotels Co Ltd, Non Executive Chairman of Manappuram Finance Limited,Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Management, Indore. He also held roles on Academic Advisory Board of Asian Business School and as a Chairman of Governing Board of the Derivatives Segment of the Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd.[BSE]. He is a Fellow of Indian Institute of Banking and Finance and holds a Masters of Commerce from University of Agra.

<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mrs. Dipali Khanna</p>

Mrs. Dipali Khanna

Independent Director

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Mrs. Dipali Khanna

Independent Director

Mrs. Dipali Khanna holds Masters in Arts from the Delhi University (Lady Sri Ram College) and she is M.Sc. (National Security) from the National Defense College, ICMA and Certificate of Leadership Programme, Harvard. Mrs. Khanna was in Indian Railway Accounts Services in 1976, Retired as Member Secretary of Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts which is analogues to Secretary to Government of India. Prior to that she was an Additional Member (Finance) of Railway Board and was also a Financial Adviser with National Disaster Management Authority over 10 years and served in Senior Roles at Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Power. She also served on the Boards of large Public Sector Undertakings – such as HAL, MDL, GRSC and GS. She has also chaired various sub-committees of the Boards.

<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mr. Mahesh Bhupathi</p>

Mr. Mahesh Bhupathi

Independent Director

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Mr. Mahesh Bhupathi

Independent Director

Mr. Mahesh Bhupathi is India’s first & only 10 times Grand Slam title winner and US Open mixed doubles titles holder. He has over 15 years of professional experience in the sports, media and entertainment industries. He is also a part of the Hon. Board of Advisors of IIMUN and the founder of International Premier Tennis League. Mr. Mahesh Bhupathi has been associated with the Company since 2005.

<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mr. L.S. Vaidyanathan</p>

Mr. L.S. Vaidyanathan

Executive Director

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Mr. L.S. Vaidyanathan

Executive Director

Mr. L S Vaidyanathan holds a degree of Bachelor of Science from Madras University. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Before joining the Company in the year 2005, Mr. L S Vaidyanathan was a practicing Chartered Accountant. Mr. L S Vaidyanathan has been associated with the real estate industry for the last 22 years in various capacities. Overall he has over 27 years of experience in auditing, consulting, and in the real estate industry. As a Director of the Company, Mr. L S Vaidyanathan is responsible for all strategic initiatives relating to business including business development, transaction strategy, resources mobilization and Taxation (Direct).

<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mr. Ashwini Kumar</p>

Mr. Ashwini Kumar

Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer

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Mr. Ashwini Kumar

Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Ashwini Kumar, joined the Company on 2nd November, 2009 as the Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for the business operations of the Company. He was elevated to Board as Executive Director and Chief Operating officer effective April 19, 2012. Most recently, prior to joining Nitesh Estates Limited, he was the Managing Director of Lineage Power India Pvt. Ltd. a leading US based MNC in the area of Power Electronics and responsible for their business in India and South East Asia. Prior to this he worked as Director with Tyco Electronics and Lucent Technologies and was responsible for their telecom power electronics business in India. In all he has an experience of 29 years starting with functional roles, in sales, project management, manufacturing, performance improvement and culminating in business leadership roles. He is a Mechanical Engineer from NIT, Rourkela (1981) and post graduate in Business Management from XLRI, Jamshedpur (1983).

Advisory Board

<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mr. Rangaswamy Iyer</p>

Mr. Rangaswamy Iyer

Member of Advisory Board

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Mr. Rangaswamy Iyer

Member of Advisory Board

A financial management graduate, Mr. Rangaswamy Iyer has had extensive experience as an accomplished business leader. He is currently a Consultant advising Companies on Business Strategy, Business Development, Mergers & Acquisition. Prior to this Mr. Iyer was the Managing Director of pharma major, Wyeth Ltd. where he held this position for 9 years. In that capacity he played a key role in its rapid growth, contributing tremendously to the Company’s emergence as an industry leader.

<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mr. M. D. Mallya</p>

Mr. M. D. Mallya

Member of Advisory Board

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Mr. M. D. Mallya

Member of Advisory Board

Mr. M. D. Mallya was a Chairman and Managing Director of Bank of Baroda since May 2008 retired in November 2012. He has been the Business Standard Banker of the Year 2011-12. Prior to joining the Bank, he was the Chairman & Managing Director of Bank of Maharashtra. Mr. Mallya, born on 9th November 1952, passed out Bachelor of Engineering with Distinction from Karnataka Regional Engineering College, Suratkal. Subsequently, he completed post-graduation Diploma in Management from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore with Distinction. His tenure as Executive Director of Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) was marked by several new initiatives and providing leadership inputs, the merger of erstwhile Global Trust Bank with OBC etc. Mr. M. D. Mallya has been on various committees of Indian Banks’ Association and National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM), Pune like – Member of the Managing Committee of IBA and Standing Committee on Legal and Banking Operations of IBA, Member of the Governing Board of NIBM, Finance Committee of NIBM and Campus Committee of NIBM., Member of the Governing Council of Indian Institute of Banking and Finance, Member of the Governing Council of Institute of Banking Personnel Selection.

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<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mrs. Dipali Khanna</p>

Mrs. Dipali Khanna

Independent Director

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Mrs. Dipali Khanna

Independent Director

Mrs. Dipali Khanna holds Masters in Arts from the Delhi University (Lady Sri Ram College) and she is M.Sc. (National Security) from the National Defense College, ICMA and Certificate of Leadership Programme, Harvard. Mrs. Khanna was in Indian Railway Accounts Services in 1976, Retired as Member Secretary of Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts which is analogues to Secretary to Government of India. Prior to that she was an Additional Member (Finance) of Railway Board and was also a Financial Adviser with National Disaster Management Authority over 10 years and served in Senior Roles at Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Power. She also served on the Boards of large Public Sector Undertakings – such as HAL, MDL, GRSC and GS. She has also chaired various sub-committees of the Boards.

<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mr. L.S. Vaidyanathan</p>

Mr. L.S. Vaidyanathan

Executive Director

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Mr. L.S. Vaidyanathan

Executive Director

Mr. L S Vaidyanathan holds a degree of Bachelor of Science from Madras University. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Before joining the Company in the year 2005, Mr. L S Vaidyanathan was a practicing Chartered Accountant. Mr. L S Vaidyanathan has been associated with the real estate industry for the last 22 years in various capacities. Overall he has over 27 years of experience in auditing, consulting, and in the real estate industry. As a Director of the Company, Mr. L S Vaidyanathan is responsible for all strategic initiatives relating to business including business development, transaction strategy, resources mobilization and Taxation (Direct).

<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mr. Ashwini Kumar</p>

Mr. Ashwini Kumar

Executive Director

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Mr. Ashwini Kumar

Executive Director

Mr. Ashwini Kumar, joined the Company on 2nd November, 2009 as the Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for the business operations of the Company. He was elevated to Board as Executive Director and Chief Operating officer effective April 19, 2012. Most recently, prior to joining Nitesh Estates Limited, he was the Managing Director of Lineage Power India Pvt. Ltd. a leading US based MNC in the area of Power Electronics and responsible for their business in India and South East Asia. Prior to this he worked as Director with Tyco Electronics and Lucent Technologies and was responsible for their telecom power electronics business in India. In all he has an experience of 29 years starting with functional roles, in sales, project management, manufacturing, performance improvement and culminating in business leadership roles. He is a Mechanical Engineer from NIT, Rourkela (1981) and post graduate in Business Management from XLRI, Jamshedpur (1983).

<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mr. Ananthanarayanan</p>

Mr. Ananthanarayanan

Independent Director

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Mr. Ananthanarayanan

Independent Director

A dynamic individual, Ananthanarayanan has worked in a number of different roles during his illustrious career. He began his career with the State Bank of India in 1974 as an accountant and field officer and he quickly rose through the ranks thanks to his dedication and versatility. He then went on to join the Indian Railways where he spent the better part of career before retiring as the Financial Adviser and Chief Accounts Officer, Western Railway, Mumbai, in the grade of Additional Secretary to the Government of India. He then served as a member of the Railway Claims Tribunal in the grade of Special Secretary to the Government of India.
Today his foray into arbitration has seen him a sole or joint arbitrator in fifteen matters and ‘adjudicator’ in two cases with Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation and currently sits on the panel of arbitrators of the Indian Council of Arbitration and the International Centre for Alternate Dispute Resolution, New Delhi.
His stellar list of qualifications include M Sc(Physics), PG Diplôme (Public Administration), PG Diploma in Software Technology (PGDST), PG Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights Law, Diploma in Cyber Laws, Bachelor of Law (LLB) and Certificate course on Arbitration.
An avid author with over 900 articles in print in different publications, Ananthanarayanan has won the national award for ‘Excellence in Science Communication’ by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.

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<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mrs. Dipali Khanna</p>

Mrs. Dipali Khanna

Independent Director

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Mrs. Dipali Khanna

Independent Director

Mrs. Dipali Khanna holds Masters in Arts from the Delhi University (Lady Sri Ram College) and she is M.Sc. (National Security) from the National Defense College, ICMA and Certificate of Leadership Programme, Harvard. Mrs. Khanna was in Indian Railway Accounts Services in 1976, Retired as Member Secretary of Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts which is analogues to Secretary to Government of India. Prior to that she was an Additional Member (Finance) of Railway Board and was also a Financial Adviser with National Disaster Management Authority over 10 years and served in Senior Roles at Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Power. She also served on the Boards of large Public Sector Undertakings – such as HAL, MDL, GRSC and GS. She has also chaired various sub-committees of the Boards.

<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mr. L.S. Vaidyanathan</p>

Mr. L.S. Vaidyanathan

Executive Director

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Mr. L.S. Vaidyanathan

Executive Director

Mr. L S Vaidyanathan holds a degree of Bachelor of Science from Madras University. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Before joining the Company in the year 2005, Mr. L S Vaidyanathan was a practicing Chartered Accountant. Mr. L S Vaidyanathan has been associated with the real estate industry for the last 22 years in various capacities. Overall he has over 27 years of experience in auditing, consulting, and in the real estate industry. As a Director of the Company, Mr. L S Vaidyanathan is responsible for all strategic initiatives relating to business including business development, transaction strategy, resources mobilization and Taxation (Direct).

<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mr. Ashwini Kumar</p>

Mr. Ashwini Kumar

Executive Director

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Mr. Ashwini Kumar

Executive Director

Mr. Ashwini Kumar, joined the Company on 2nd November, 2009 as the Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for the business operations of the Company. He was elevated to Board as Executive Director and Chief Operating officer effective April 19, 2012. Most recently, prior to joining Nitesh Estates Limited, he was the Managing Director of Lineage Power India Pvt. Ltd. a leading US based MNC in the area of Power Electronics and responsible for their business in India and South East Asia. Prior to this he worked as Director with Tyco Electronics and Lucent Technologies and was responsible for their telecom power electronics business in India. In all he has an experience of 29 years starting with functional roles, in sales, project management, manufacturing, performance improvement and culminating in business leadership roles. He is a Mechanical Engineer from NIT, Rourkela (1981) and post graduate in Business Management from XLRI, Jamshedpur (1983).

<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mr. Ananthanarayanan</p>

Mr. Ananthanarayanan

Independent Director

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Mr. Ananthanarayanan

Independent Director

A dynamic individual, Ananthanarayanan has worked in a number of different roles during his illustrious career. He began his career with the State Bank of India in 1974 as an accountant and field officer and he quickly rose through the ranks thanks to his dedication and versatility. He then went on to join the Indian Railways where he spent the better part of career before retiring as the Financial Adviser and Chief Accounts Officer, Western Railway, Mumbai, in the grade of Additional Secretary to the Government of India. He then served as a member of the Railway Claims Tribunal in the grade of Special Secretary to the Government of India.
Today his foray into arbitration has seen him a sole or joint arbitrator in fifteen matters and ‘adjudicator’ in two cases with Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation and currently sits on the panel of arbitrators of the Indian Council of Arbitration and the International Centre for Alternate Dispute Resolution, New Delhi.
His stellar list of qualifications include M Sc(Physics), PG Diplôme (Public Administration), PG Diploma in Software Technology (PGDST), PG Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights Law, Diploma in Cyber Laws, Bachelor of Law (LLB) and Certificate course on Arbitration.
An avid author with over 900 articles in print in different publications, Ananthanarayanan has won the national award for ‘Excellence in Science Communication’ by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.