Shri BG BangurChairman Emeritus
Shri BG Bangur is a B. Com (Hons.) from Calcutta University. He is a Director in The Marwar Textile (Agency) Pvt. Ltd., Shree Global FZE, Shree Enterprises Management Ltd., Shree International Holding Ltd. and Union Cement Company (Pr. JSC). He has also been actively associated with various philanthropic and charitable institutions and trusts.
Shri HM BangurChairman
Shri HM Bangur, a Chemical Engineer from IIT, Mumbai, is the President of Rajasthan Foundation, Kolkata Chapter. He has been awarded with the prestigious EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 and the Forbes India Leadership Award, 2017. He is also the Chairman of "The Bengal" – an NGO actively engaged with Kolkata Police to help elderly people.
Shri Prashant BangurVice Chairman
Shri Prashant Bangur is a MBA in Finance and Logistics from the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad and a Mathematics Honours from St. Xavier's College, Kolkata. He is a Committee Member of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Kolkata, a member of Managing Committee of Bharat Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Kolkata, and of Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. A strong proponent of sustainable development, Shri Bangur is a member of National Management Committee of the Cement Manufacturers' Association (CMA), which is the prime body for policy advocacy for the Cement Industry in India.
Shri Neeraj AkhouryManaging Director
Mr. Akhoury is an industry veteran with 28 years of experience in the cement and steel industry, where he has worked in leadership roles in India and other emerging markets. He started his career in Tata Steel in 1993 and joined the Holcim group, six years after in 1999, and has been with Holcim for the last two plus decades. He was a member of the Executive Committee of Lafarge India heading Corporate Affairs and Sales. He moved to Nigeria in 2011 as the Managing Director & CEO of Lafarge AshakaCem PLC, after which he was appointed as Director for Strategy & Business Development for Middle East & Africa at the Lafarge headquarters in Paris. He was also the CEO of Lafarge Suma Cement Limited and the Country representative of Holcim Bangladesh. In February 2017, he was appointed as the Managing Director & CEO of ACC Limited and took over as CEO Holcim India, Managing Director & CEO, Ambuja Cements Limited, and Non- Executive Director, ACC Limited. He was also on the board of Governors at National Council for Cement and Building Materials (NCCBM) constituted by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, and the Vice President of Cement Manufacturers Association of India.
Shri Shreekant SomanyIndependent Director
Shri Shreekant Somany is an industrialist who holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Calcutta University and is currently on the board of Somany Ceramics Ltd., SR Continental Ltd., Somany Bathware Ltd., Sarvottam Vanijya Ltd., Scope Vinimoy Pvt. Ltd., JK Tyre and Industries Ltd. And Indian Council of Ceramic Tiles and Sanitaryware. He is also the President of Indian Ceramic Society and Member of National Council – Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
Shri Nitin DesaiIndependent Director
Shri Nitin Desai is a graduate from London School of Economics. He is the Chairman of the Governing Council of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), Honorary Professor at the Indian Council for Research in International Economics Relations (ICRIER) and Honorary Fellow of the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. He is also a member of the National Broadcasting Standards Authority and on the Board of Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation.
Shri SK ShelgikarIndependent Director
Shri Sanjiv Krishnaji Shelgikar is a veteran Chartered Accountant and has been practising since 1978. He has also contributed as special editor to the book, 'The Companies Act' written by A. Ramaiya. He is on the Board of Joy Holdings Pvt. Ltd., Archangel Leasing and Infotech Pvt. Ltd., Yunus Mumbai Foundation, Slum Dwellers Development India Pvt. Ltd., Microcredit Initiative of Grameen, Taegutec India Pvt. Ltd., Micro Housing Solutions India Pvt. Ltd., Black Swan Venture Capital Pvt. Ltd., Mobile Search Engine Pvt. Ltd. and NRS Micro Systems Pvt. Ltd.
Ms Uma Ghurka Independent Director
Ms Uma Ghurka is a BE in Electrical Engineering from the IIT, Madras and is the Managing Director in Thermo Cables Ltd. Awarded as Best Women Entrepreneur of the Year 1984 by then President Shri Giani Zail Singh, she founded the Thermo Group of Companies in 1979, a company which has a turnover of over 600 crores in less than 2 decades. She was also honoured as one of 50 leading entrepreneurs of the works in the year 1999.
Shri Zubair AhmedIndependent Director
Mr. Zubair Ahmed has Post Graduate degree from St. Stephen’s, Delhi University. He is a
senior business leader with outstanding credentials of over 40 years in managing businesses
across Asia, Middle East and Africa in companies such as Unilever, Gilette India, and GSK
Consumer Healthcare, where he was appointed as a Chairman in his last assignment. Since
2018, he has been working as an advisor to some of the leading private equity and consumer
companies in India.