Mr. S. Raju Sagi Vice President - Product Development
Mr. Ashok N. Badhe Vice President - Design
Ms. Pritam VartakSenior Manager - Secretarial & Legal Company Secretary
Mr. Vijaya Krishna KS General Manager, Information Technology (IT)
Mr. Nataraj. M.R General Manager- HR & IR
Mr. A.K KothariChairmanMr. Kothari is also on the boards of Albert David Limited, Gillanders Arbuthnot and Company Limited, Bhaktwatsal Investments Limited, Indian Glass & Electricals Limited, Kothari Phytochemicals & Industries Limited, Vishnuhari Investments & Properties Limited, Arvind Engineering Works Limited, and Karunasindhu Properties Pvt. Limited
Mrs. P.D. KothariDirectorMrs. Kothari is also on the boards of Bhaktwatsal Investments Limited, Gillanders Arbuthnot & Company Limited, GIS Limited, Kothari Plantations & Industries Limited, Satkriti Investments Limited, Vishnuhari Investments & Properties Limited, Kothari Phytochemicals and Industries Limited, G. Das & Co. Pvt. Ltd., and MD Kothari & Co. Ltd.
Mr. Shailesh Sheth DirectorAn alumni of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, Mr. Shailesh Sheth has been the president of the Indian Machine Tool Manufacturing Association, and is an independent director at Birla Precision Technologies Limited, Jost Engineering Co. Ltd., Birla Machining & Toolings Ltd., ATE Enterprises Ltd., ATE Private Ltd., and KNF Pumps Ltd.
Mr. T. Parabrahman DirectorA respected industry leader Mr. T. Parabrahman is credited with several innovative initiatives as the Chairman of the Karnataka State Council of the Confederation of Indian Industry. He is also credited with building Kirloskar Toyota Textile Machinery Limited into a vibrant organisation as its Managing Director.
Mr. Ajit KhandelwalDirectorMr. Khandelwal is a professional on investment advisory, merchant banking, equity research and financial planning.
Mr. Rajiv KhaitanDirectorMr. Khaitan is a senior partner, Khaitan & Co. has over 25 years of experience in general legal practice with focus on business laws and currently leads the corporate and commercial law practice at Bangalore.
Mr. Ravi RaghavanChief Executive Officer & Managing DirectorAn engineer with a management degree, Mr. Ravi Raghavan was the Managing Director for the India Region of the HVAC multinational, Tecumseh. He has also been associated with Kelvinator of India, Crompton Greaves, and Alsthom India. Mr. Raghavan has twenty-five years' operational and strategic experience in engineering and manufacturing. Mr. Raghavan is with us since late 2013.
Mr. Sujoy Das GuptaChief Financial OfficerMr. Das Gupta, an alumni of St. Xavier's College, Kolkata, is an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a management accountant from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants – UK (CIMA - UK). He worked with Siemens, ABB and TVS before joining us in 2013.
Mr. C. Harish Kumar Chief Operating Officer (COO) MachiningWith us since 1993, Mr. Harish Kumar headed the CNC Milling Machines Division, later was Head of Operations from 2012, before taking up his latest assignment as Chief Operating Officer (COO).
Mr. T. SubramanianVice President R&DMr. Subramanian is a mechanical engineer with more than four decades of machine tool exposure especially in product development and technology management. He has been with us since 1978 except for a break of a few years.
Mr. S. Raju SagiVice President - Product DevelopmentPrior to joining us, Mr. Sagi was with HMT R&D Center for about 23 years. He is with us since 1999.
Mr. Amitabh Varma Head - Planning and ExecutionAn IIT (BHU) Varanasi engineer with a postgraduate marketing management qualification, Mr. Varma is with us since 2005. He served Ingersoll-Rand for fifteen years.
Mr. Ashok N. BadheVice President - DesignAn M-TECH (Design Engineering) with IIT Mumbai. Mr. Badhe is with us since 2000. Prior to joining BFW, he worked with HMT. Around 30 years experience into machine tool design with machine tool industry.
Mr. P. VenkataramanChief Operating OfficerMr. Venkataraman is a BE and MBA from Bangalore University. He served Kirloskar Electric, Flow Serve Controls, General Electric and Oman Cables (Muscat) before joining us in late 2006.
Mr. Praful ShendeChief Sales & Marketing OfficerMr. Shende is with us since 2012. Prior to joining BFW, he worked with Kennametal and Vigel. He is an M. Tech (Machine Tools) from IIT Madras. He shouldered heading Special Purpose Machining division, later heading Sales and Marketing, before taking up his latest assignment as Chief Sales & Marketing Officer (CSMO).
Mr. R. S. AgteVice President – Sales & MarketingA BE (Mech) with MMM from KJ Somaiya, Mr. Agte started his career with us as a sales engineer in 1993. He shouldered sales and marketing responsibilities in the Western Region, later heading CMD, before taking up his latest assignment of National Head – Business Development.
Mr. Nataraj. M. R - General Manager- HR & IRMr. Nataraj has 35 years of rich experience in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations.Mr. Nataraj holds Master Degree from the University of Mysore and has post graduate professional qualifications in HRM, Labour Laws, and Personnel Management & Industrial Relations. Mr. Nataral is also a well known author & written several books and industrial Laws and Human Resource Management.
Before joining BFW he headed HR & IR functions at large organization like Wipro Limited, Maini Group and East India Technologies.
Ms. Anita borulkarVice President – Human ResourceA Postgraduate of Labour Welfare and Personnel Management from Aurangabad University in 1994 and an add-on Post Graduate Diploma in T & D from Indian Society for T&D, Ms.
Anita Borulkar is an HR leader with generalist experience of 21 years with leadership roles at
both Plant and Corporate levels. She is the recipient of the prestigious “Women Leadership
Award” by the World HRD Congress and World Leadership Congress of 2016. Anita has
been associated with well-known Corporates like Sandivk Asia, Eaton, Lear Corporation,
Crompton Greaves, and Century Enka.
Ms. Pritam VartakSenior Manager - Secretarial & Legal Company SecretaryA law graduate and a member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Ms. Pritam Vartak has total 11 years of experience and has worked predominantly in the areas of Corporate Compliance Management, Regulatory affairs, Corporate Governance, Investors Relationship Management etc. She was associated with Coromandel International Limited, a Murugappa Group Company prior to joining BFW.
Mr. Vijaya Krishna KSGeneral Manager, Information Technology (IT)Mr. Vijaya Krishna has 25 years of vast experience in SAP ERP, SAP CRM, business intelligence, programming, IT security, business continuity planning and people management. Prior to joining BFW, he headed IT teams of Consul Neowatt Power Solutions and Hindustan Motors. He was part of the IT team at Saint-Gobain Glass and G.M. Pens. He holds an MBA in Information Systems.
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