Sharda Motor ensures sound corporate governance both legally and ethically. The Board of Directors are at the core of corporate governance practice and take care of how the Management serves and protects the long-term interests of all the stakeholders.

Composition of Board of Directors

Ms. Sarita Dhuper is an Independent Non Executive Director of our Company. She holds Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) & Doctorate in Medicine (MD) from Maulana Azad Medical School, Delhi University, India in year 1984. She has more than 35 years of experience in the field of Medicine and has specialisation in the field of Pediatrics & obstetrics/ Gynecology and Cardiology. She has been residing in United States of America (USA) since year 1987 and also holds various Memberships in USA, few of them are Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP), Fellow of the American College of Cardiologists (FAAC). etc. She has worked under several Institutions, Universities and Hospitals including Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital, New York, Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, New York and such other.

Kishan Nagin Parikh is the Independent Chairman of our Company. He is a Commerce Graduate and has over 25 years of experience in the field of Business Management. He has been associated with Jamshedpur Beverages, Pebco Motors Limited and implemented ISO 9001-2000 in favour of Pebco Motors Limited. He has played vital roles in Singhbhum Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Rotary Club of Jamshedpur, Jamshedpur Vaishnav Samaj, Gujarati Sanatan Samaj.

Sharda Relan is the Executive Director and Co-chairperson of our Company. Smt. Relan has a wide experience in management in automobile components sector and financial services. Her varied experience over such a long period has resulted into a wide and deep understanding of business of the Company. She is also associated with various charitable institutions and is an active member of Inner Wheel Club and Child Society of India. She plays an active role in various social organizations.

Ajay Relan is the Managing Director of our Company. He completed his B.Com (Hons.) and took three years training from Harvard Business School, U.S.A under Owner/President Management (O.P.M.) Programme. He is a dynamic entrepreneur having a vast experience in the line of manufacture of automobile components and setting up of new projects and its successful implementation. He is responsible for overall manufacturing operations, Plant, Research & Development, Product Development and complete supervision of the Company.

Ashok Kumar Bhattacharya Independent Non Executive Director, holds a degree in Bsc (Hons), Chemistry, M.Sc., Physical Chemistry, from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and Ph.D from Churchill College, University of Cambridge. He has over 40 years of experience in the field of Research in Process Engineering, Physics and Chemistry of Solids and their Surfaces. He has been associated with Process Technology Group, School of Engineering, University of Warwick as Lecturer, Reader and Director and with University of East Anglia as Senior Research Fellow. Presently he is associated with Engineering Sciences, Department of Engineering, University of Oxford as a Professor.

Satinder Kumar Lambah is an Independent Non Executive Director of our Company. Currently, he is the chairman of Ananta Aspen Centre. He has been Ambassador of India to Hungary, Germany, Russia and High Commissioner to Pakistan. He has been involved in many successful economic ventures. India’s largest investment abroad, ever up to that time, of over $2 billion in Sakhalin-I was made in 2001 when he was Ambassador in Russia for which he was conferred the Urja Sangam ( Energy Security Award) by the Government of India .After retirement from the Indian Foreign Service he has been Special Envoy to the Prime Minister of India (Rank of Minister of State from 2010 onwards.), Co-Chairman of the Task Force on National Security, President of Association of Indian Diplomats, Convener of the National Security Advisory Board (NSAB), President of the Federation of Indo-German Societies in India. He also chaired a Committee on the Re-organization of Ministry of External Affairs and Indian Missions abroad.

Nitin Vishnoi is non Independent Executive Director and Company Secretary of our Company. He is a fellow member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India and also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce with Honours. He has an overall work experience of more than 26 Years and expertise in the field of Corporate Restructuring, Compliance Management and Corporate Governance. He is also heading the Corporate Secretarial Department of our Company and has substantially contributed to various other operational areas like finance, accounts, taxation, various financial tools and other financial projects including the successful implementation of the Microsoft NAV (ERP) in our Company.

Sh. Udayan Banerjee holds Masters Degree in Earth Science from IIT Kharagpur in 1969 and also holds diploma in work study from Work Factor Co. of USA in 1978. He has an overall experience for aprox. 46 Years for working with various reputed organizations including Bata Shoes Limited, Stepwel Industries Limited, worked as Technical and Marketing consultant with UNCTAD/ GATT (presently WTO) for two years and Sharda Motor Industries Limited (SMIL).

During his association with SMIL, he led several teams for successful setting up of Manufacturing Units of Automobile Components. His initiatives enabled SMIL to enter into technical collaboration for manufacturing of mono block exhaust system and played a key role in setting up and commissioning of R&D facility of SMIL, located in Chennai. At Present he is actively involved in child development, teaching poor children and rural development in the field of environment protection and child health care.

Board Committees and their members

Audit Committee CSR Committee Stakeholders Relationship Committee Nomination and Remuneration Committee Risk Management Committee
  • Kishan N. Parikh (Chairperson)
  • Satinder Kumar Lambah
  • Sharda Relan
  • Prof. Ashok kr. Bhattacharya
  • Udayan Banerjee
  • Sharda Relan (Chairperson)
  • Ajay Relan
  • Satinder Kumar Lambah
  • Kishan N Parikh
  • Satinder Kumar Lambah (Chairperson)
  • Sharda Relan
  • Udayan Banerjee
  • Ajay Relan
  • Satinder Kumar Lambah (Chairperson)
  • Kishan N. Parikh
  • Prof. Ashok kr. Bhattacharya
  • Udayan Banerjee
  • Shri Kishan N Parikh (Member /Chairperson)
  • Shri Ajay Relan (Member)
  • Shri Srinivasan Narasimhan (Special Invitee)
  • Prof. Ashok Kumar Bhattacharya (Member)

KMP contact details for determining materiality of an event or information

Ajay Relan Managing Director Srinivasan Narasimhan Chief Financial OfficerNitin Vishnoi Executive Director and Company Secretary
Email: investorrelations@shardamotor.com Phone: +91 11 4733 4100Email: investorrelations@shardamotor.com Phone: +91 11 4733 4100Email: investorrelations@shardamotor.com Phone: +91 11 4733 4100