Board of Directors
Ashwin. C. ShroffChairman
As Chairman and Managing director Mr Shroff has always led from the front. Affectionately called Ashwin Bhai throughout Excel, he always leads by example and is the bearer of all the values that make life at Excel so special. He is firmly committed to the Excel way of working - building consensus and democratic processes. He has been part of the group for over 47 years and counting and his leadership continues to inspire the entire group to march ahead.
He has been richly recognized for his contributions to the growth of the Indian Chemical industry and received the ICC Lifetime achievement award in 2012.
Mr. Dipesh K. ShroffDirector
An industrialist with experience in the Chemicals and Agrochemicals Industries Mr. Shroff combines his training as an engineer with a MBA from Harvard Business School. He serves on the board of a number of public companies such as Agrocel Industries Limited, Excel Crop Care Limited, Excel Industries Limited (Australia) Pty Limited, Excel Bio Resources Limited and many more.
Mr. H. N. MotiwallaDirector
Mr. Motiwalla is an experienced finance professional and a highly respected professional for corporate India. He serves as a board member of diverse and premier corporations such as, High-Tech Plast Ltd. Gujarat Organics Ltd. Ashapura Minechem Ltd. Siyaram Silk Mills, LIC Nomura Mutual Fund AMC Ltd. He is also the member of the Audit Committee of Multibase India Ltd.
Mr Motiwalla has been enriching Excel with his wisdom and expertise since 2002.
Priyam S JhaveriDirector
Mr. Jhaveri has been a Director of Excel Industries Ltd. since October 28, 2002. He also serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Phthalo Colours & Chemicals (I) Pvt Ltd. He serves as a Director of Indian Extractions Ltd. and Phthalo Colours & Chemicals (I) Pvt Ltd. He has been an Executive Joint Managing Director of Indian Extractions Ltd since September 4, 2008. He has been a Director of Sadhana Nitro Chem Ltd. since March 11, 1996. He is an Industrialist with wide experience in Chemicals and Textile Auxiliary Industry. Mr. Jhaveri holds a B.Com from Bombay University and a Diploma in Business Management.
Mr. R. N. BhogaleDirector
A passionate engineer Mr. Bhogale has wide experience in the auto components and kitchenware industries. A B.E (Mech) by training he is on the Board for Nirlep Appliances Ltd.
Usha A. ShroffExecutive Vice Chairperson
Mrs. Shroff serves as Executive Vice Chairperson of the board. She holds a masters degree in commerce and has been a part of the Excel group for over 45 years where she has contributed to the team with a depth of wisdom and experience.
MR. ATUL G. SHROFFDirector
A highly experienced Industrialist Shri Atul Shroff is actively involved with the Excel Group and is on the board for a number of group companies. He is part of the board for Shri Dinesh Mills Ltd., Transchem Agritech Limited, Transpek Industry Limited and Transpek Industry (Europe) Limited. In addition he is an active member of important committees of Directors in major public corporations such as the Shareholders’/Investors’ Grievance Committee of Banco Products (India) Ltd. and many more
Mr. M.B ParekhDirector
Mr. Parekh is an nn experienced and extremely successful entrepreneur and industrialist. He has extensive experience in the chemicals and consumer products industries. He is a chemical engineer by training from the famed UDCT of Mumbai. Mr. Parekh is also part of the board of several leading corporations such as Fevicol Company Ltd., Kalva Marketing and Services Ltd., Pidilite Industries Ltd and Vinyl Chemicals (India) Ltd.
Mr. Ravi A. ShroffExecutive Director
Mr. Ravi A Shroff is a young and dynamic new Executive Director of the Company effective from 3rd September, 2014. He is third generation industrialist in the A C Shroff’s group of companies. Before joining the Company he was Executive Director for 7 years with Anshul Specialty Molecules Limited and spearheaded Anshul to the path of growth and diversification.
In Excel Industries, he has been steering strategic new business of Pharmaceutical and Veterinary APIs and has launched several new pharmaceutical molecules / products under his stewardship.
He is also a Director on the Board of reputed public companies including Transpek Industry Limited, Anshul Specialty Molecules Limited, Kamaljyot Investments Limited and Transpek Industry (Europe) Limited.
Academically, he is an Engineering Graduate (BE-Chemical) from Mumbai University and a Post Graduate in Chemistry from Boston University, USA.
Mr. R. M. PandiaDirector
Mr. Rajeev M Pandia is highly respected corporate professional in the Chemical Industry and is well known for his contribution to the Industry through various forums.
He headed Herdillia Chemicals Limited (later Schenectady Herdillia Limited and SI Group – India) as Vice Chairman and Managing Director from 1992 until December 2008. He was, thereafter, Group Adviser and Director of SI Group (Global Markets), USA.
During 2013, he was appointed on a Committee to draft the National Chemical Policy for India by the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Government of India. He has been associated for many years with high level audits in respect of EHS, Sustainability and Technology functions. Recently he has been appointed on the Jury of World Chemistry Awards 2015, a global recognition program for the international chemical industry, being the only member from Asia.
As Consultant, he now advises several Indian and international companies in the areas of Strategy, Project execution and Operational Excellence.
He is a graduate in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mumbai, India and holds the Master’s degree in the same field from Stanford University, California. He is independent director on the Board of the Company since 8th August, 2014.
Mr. S. S. VaidyaDirector
Mr. Shailesh Vaidya is a practicing Advocate and Solicitor. He is a partner in Messrs. Kanga and Company, a 125 year old and reputed law firm of Advocates & Solicitors.
He was past President of Indian Merchants’ Chamber (Premier Chamber of Commerce in Western India) for 2013-2014. He has been the member of the Managing Committee of the Indian Merchants’ Chamber since past eight years.
He is a Director in several public limited companies, including Siyaram Silk Mills Limited, Apcotex Industries Limited.
He is independent director on the Board of the Company since 8th August, 2014.