GFL - Management
Mr. Devendra Kumar Jain

An alumnus of St. Stephens, Delhi, Mr. Devendra Kumar Jain, possesses over 55 years of rich experience in business management and international trade. He was bestowed upon a Dignity of an Honorary Member of the Civil Division in the Order of the British Empire by Her Majesty, the Queen of England, in recognition of his efforts to increase bilateral trade with Commonwealth countries. He has been a member of the Indian National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce and an Associate Member of the World Economic Forum, Geneva, Switzerland and a member of the Indian delegation to the Davos symposium.

Mr. Vivek Kumar Jain

Mr. Vivek Kumar Jain is a St Stephens, Delhi graduate and an alumnus of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. With over 34 years of rich business experience, he has an excellent business acumen in establishing and managing several businesses. Mr. Vivek Jain is Managing Director of Gujarat Fluorochemicals Limited (GFL) since its inception.

Dr. Bir Kapoor

Dr. Bir Kapoor is a Chemical Engineer from IIT Kanpur and he holds a Ph. D in Chemical Engineering from City University of New York, New York. He is also an alumnus of Harvard Business School, Harvard, USA, where he attended the Advanced Management Program (AMP).

Dr. Kapoor has 37 years’ extensive industry and business expertise in areas related to Fluoropolymers, Fluorospeciality Chemicals, FMCG, Textiles & Fiber Technology Development, Fibers, Metals and Chemicals. Dr. Kapoor started his career in R&D management and then moved to manufacturing, operations, and business management. He is listed as a co-inventor on 12 patent applications.

He has worked and managed businesses and manufacturing units across various geographies in North America, Europe, India, Southeast Asia & China.

Dr. Kapoor has joined GFL in September 2021, which is a leading manufacturing company of fluoropolymers and fluorospeciality chemicals in India.

Prior to joining GFL, Dr. Kapoor worked with Aditya Birla Group for close to 18 years in various senior level management positions.

Mr. Shailendra Swarup

Mr. Shailendra Swarup is a law graduate and a Senior Advocate, practicing in the High Court and Supreme Court of India, at New Delhi. He has around 44 years of experience in handling wide-ranging legal matters and serves on the Board of several professionally managed companies. Mr Swarup was a member of the Task Force on Corporate Governance constituted by the Confederation of Indian Industry under the Chairmanship of Mr. Rahul Bajaj. He was a member of consultative Group constituted by the Reserve Bank of India under the Chairmanship of Dr. AS Ganguly.

Ms Vanita Bhargava

Ms Vanita Bhargava is a Commerce and Law graduate from Delhi University and partner in the Dispute Resolution Group of Khaitan& Co, New Delhi. Ms Vanita Bhargava has 17 years of experience as practicing advocate at Supreme Court, High Court, Company Law Board, National Green Tribunal, Mining Tribunal, Consumer Forums and its Appellate Authorities. Her representative areas include Dispute Resolution, Domestic Tax, Environment, Indirect Tax, Infrastructure, Energy and Natural Resources, International Tax, Technology, Media and Telecom, Shareholder Dispute, Domestic and International Arbitration.

Mr. Sanath Kumar Muppirala

Mr. SanathkumarMuppirala is Chemical Engineer from SV University, Tirupati and has over 33 years of experience in Manufacturing, Strategic planning and Commissioning of Petrochemical Plants. His last assignment was with Haldia Petrochemicals Limited as Head of Manufacturing. Prior to this, he was associated with various Companies such as ONGC Petro Additions Limited and Reliance Industries Limited.

Mr. Om Prakash Lohia

Mr. Om Prakash Lohia is Chairman and Managing Director of Indo Rama Synthetics (India) Limited. A Commerce graduate from Kolkata University, Mr Lohia joined the family textile business, getting exposure in all disciplines of business management. Hewas awarded UgyogRatna by the Madhya Pradesh Government in 2005.

Mr. Shanti Prasad Jain

Mr. Shanti Prasad Jain is a leading Chartered Accountant practicing since 1963, specializing in the domain of Taxationat various reputed companies and banks.

Shri Chandra Prakash Jain

Shri Chandra Prakash Jain is a Fellow Chartered Accountant, Law graduate and holds Advance Diploma in Management. He was former Chariman and Managing Director of NTPC Limited. He was Chairman of the SCOPE- Standing Conference of Public Enterprises - the apex organization of Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) in INDIA during 2003-05. He was also the Chairman of the 'Global Studies Committee' of World Energy Council London and the Member of its Officers Council for the 6-year term till September, 2010. He was past member of Standing Technical Advisory Committee of Reserve Bank of India and also member of the 'Ad hoc Group of Experts on Empowerment of CPSEs' constituted by the Government of India. He headed CII's (Confederation of Indian Industries) 'National Committee on Energy'. Acclaimed widely for his vision across the spectrum of industry and business, he was awarded Ernst & Young's 'Entrepreneur of the Year - Manager Award 2005' and SCOPE's Award for the year 2003-04 for 'Excellence and Outstanding Contribution to the Public Sector Management-Individual Category'. Presently, he is an Independent Director on Board of several companies of repute.

Mr. Niraj Agnihotri

Mr. Niraj Kishore Agnihotri has done his Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering from HBTI, Kanpur. He has over 30 years of experience in Manufacturing, Plant Commissioning & Operation, New Product Validations, Project Management and Strategic Planning. In his last assignment, he was associated with Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited. His prior assignments were with United Sprits Limited., Nitrex Chemicals India Limited and United Phosphorus Limited.

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