Leadership Team

Mr. Pankaj Poddar, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Pankaj Poddar

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Pankaj Poddar’s career spans over a period of 20 years in finance, advisory, assurance and various leadership as well as management roles. In his current role, he leads Cosmo Films as their CEO and has been with the company since 2011. Before joining Cosmo, Pankaj has worked with automotive and FMCG industries. His last stint was with Avon Beauty products as “Director Finance”. Pankaj has also worked as the India CFO for Delphi Automotive Systems, Regional Head Assurance Services for Reckitt Benckiser and Manager Advisory & Assurance Services in Ernst & Young. Pankaj is a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) from SRCC, qualified Chartered Accountant and holds a diploma in management.

Mr. Neeraj Jain, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Neeraj Jain

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Neeraj Jain has over 16 years of experience in finance, business planning and strategy, taxation and risk management. He is a Bachelor of Commerce from Delhi University, a qualified Chartered Accountant and a Certified Information Systems Auditor from ISACA, USA. Neeraj has been working as a CFO with the company since 2013 and has worked with large manufacturing and service industries like Aditya Birla Group, Bajaj Allianz and RPG in the past. His last stint was with Havells India Limited as Associate Vice President.

Mr. Sanjay Chincholikar, Head- Strategy and Application Development

Mr. Sanjay Chincholikar

Head- Operations (India Films Business)

Mr. Sanjay Chincholikar's  career spans over 31 years in the field of manufacturing, engineering, projects, quality control , application and business development ,  sales and marketing  and various leadership as well as management roles. In his current role, he heads Operations of India Films Business and is responsible for Manufacturing, Engineering, Research & Development, Quality Assurance and Technical Services Function. He has been associated with the company since 1987. Before joining Cosmo Films, Sanjay has worked with Lupin Laboratories as Project Engineer.  Sanjay is a Mechanical Engineer as well as a B.COM graduate. He is a post graduate in Sales and Marketing and holds a Diploma in management, business & factory management.  He is also a certified Energy Manager by Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Government of India.

Mr. Vipul Dave, Head- Human Resources

Mr. Vipul Dave

Head- Human Resources and Industrial Relations

Mr. Vipul has more than 17 years of experience in Human Resources. HR Strategies is his forte and he is a people's manager. He is a keen strategist with expertise in Organizational Restructuring, designing Employee friendly Policies, M&A, HR Operations and various HR Interventions for accelerated growth of the organization. Prior to joining Cosmo, he was working with BASF - We create chemistry as Sr. HR Business Partner. He has an illustrious career graph spanning over Tata Teleservices Ltd at Corporate & at Gujarat, where he was Circle HR Head. He has also worked at Oracle India Pvt. Ltd in Bangalore, Reliance Industries Ltd (Mumbai & Jamnagar) and JK Papers Ltd. Vipul is a Master of Social Work (MSW) from Baroda and has a PG Diploma in Industrial Relations & Personnel Management (IRPM).

Sandeep Anand

Mr. Sandeep Anand

Head- Purchase

Mr. Sandeep Anand has an experience of more than 18 years in strategic sourcing, supply chain management, demand planning, inventory management, global sourcing & procurement and product management. In his current role, he is heading the purchase function at Cosmo Films. Prior to joining Cosmo, he was working with Relaxo Footwear Ltd, Delhi as Head Purchases. He has worked with Votorantim S.A in Gujarat, Polyplex Corporation Ltd in Delhi, AB Electrolux in Delhi and Trelleborg AB in Delhi. Sandeep has done his Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from Aurangabad and Master in Business Administration in International Business from IIFT, Delhi.