Chairman & Managing Director
A first generation entrepreneur with over forty years of experience in the corporate world, Mr. Ashok Jaipuria is the Founder Chairman and Managing Director of Cosmo Films Limited. He is a member of the Board of Governors (BoG) of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Indore and an independent Director on the Board of Hindustan Sanitaryware. He has also been an Executive Committee member of the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and a member of the BoG of IIT Patna and the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences. He holds a degree in Associate of Arts in Business Administration and diploma in Marketing Science.
Director of Corporate Affairs
Mr. Jain has over four decades of experience in Finance, Accounts and General Management functions, having worked with Mawana Sugars, A.F Ferguson & Co and National Mineral Development Corporation in the past. Currently, he is the Director of Corporate Affairs of Cosmo Films. Mr. Jain holds a Commerce degree from Meerut University and an AICWA from ICWAI. He is also a Certified Information System Auditor from Information System Audit and Control Association, USA.
Mr. Agrawal has been in fields of Strategic Management, Organization Structure, Finance and Training for over four decades. He is an independent management consultant and has consulted several multinationals, large Indian corporate, small entrepreneurial organizations and developmental institutions. He has previously worked in large industrial organizations, both in public and private sectors in India, for a duration of thirteen years. Mr. H.K. Agrawal is a Mechanical Engineer from University of Jodhpur and has obtained his MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
Mr. Rajeev Gupta is known for his pioneering leadership style in concluding landmark mergers and acquisition deals across Indian industries and multinationals. Until recently he was the Managing Director of Carlyle Asia Partners and the Head of the Carlyle India Buyout team. Previously he was a Board member and Head of Investment Banking of DSP Merrill Lynch Limited. Mr. Gupta earned his B.Tech from IIT-Banaras Hindu University and an M.B.A. from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
Non Executive & Non Independent Director
Mrs. Alpana Parida has more than two decades of experience in retail and marketing communications in the US and in India. Currently she is the President of DY Works, India's oldest and largest branding firm. Prior to that she was Head of Marketing with Tanishq, a prominent jewellery brand in India. She conducts branding workshops for large corporates. Mrs. Alpana Parida graduated from IIM-Ahmedabad in 1985 and has a degree in Economics from St. Stephens, Delhi University.
Mr. Ashish Kumar Guha has served as CEO & Managing Director at Heidelberg Cement India Limited along with serving as a Director of BSNL, Ballarpur Industries limited and Ambit Finance Corporation. Mr. Guha has been part of the Investment Banking sector for more than two decades at Ambit Corporate Finance as Deputy CEO and Senior Partner and as CEO at Lazard India. He has been a member of Indian Business delegation to the United States and many other nations. He is an Honours Graduate in Economics and an Alumnus of London Business School (Management Development Programme).
Mr. Pratip Chaudhuri is a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB) and retired as Chairman of State Bank of India, which is one of India's largest banks. He has extensive experience in the fields of Corporate Finance, Treasury, Asset Management and International Banking. He has also been the Chairman of SBI Life Insurance Company Ltd, SBI Mutual Fund, SBI Pension Fund and other subsidiaries of SBI. He was also on the Board of Exim Bank of India. He holds a BSc. (Hons) Degree from St. Stephen's College, Delhi University. He is also a Master in Business Administration from University Business School, Chandigarh.
Mr. H. N. Sinor has been a veteran banker, having spent over four decades in public as well as private sector banks like Union Bank of India, Central Bank of India and ICICI Bank. He was MD and CEO of ICICI Bank and after ICICI's merger with ICICI Bank, became Joint MD until his superannuation. He, thereafter, joined Indian Banks' Association as Chief Executive. Mr. Sinor later joined Association of Mutual Funds in India in a similar capacity. Being a veteran banker, Mr. Sinor has worked on a number of Committees at a policy level during his long career.
Mr. Sinor holds Board position as an Independent Director on a few reputed companies. He is also associated with various charitable and other trusts engaged in social activities.
Dr. Vivek Nangia is acting as Director & Head - Department of Pulmonology, Medical ICU and Sleep Medicine, Fortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, Director - Department of Pulmonology, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute and Research Center, Okhla Road, New Delhi and Senior Consultant, Infectious Diseases Fortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi. Dr. Nangia is one of the very few qualified Infectious Diseases Specialists in the entire country, having successfully completed first a Diploma and then M.Sc in Infectious Diseases from London University, UK as well as an Editor of a textbook titled “Sleep Related Breathing Disorders”, published by JayPee brothers in 2014.
He has also been honoured with various awards such as ‘Best Research Award in Interventional Pulmonology’ in NAPCON 2002 and ‘Brands Achiever Best Pulmonologist in India, 2015’ Award.
Mr. Anil Wadhwa is an Ex- Member of the Indian Foreign Services. He holds a Masters Degree in History with specialization in Chinese History and Medieval Indian History and Architecture. He has served as Indian Ambassador to Poland, Lithuania, Sultanate of Oman, Thailand, Italy and San Marino. He has also served as a Permanent Representative of India to the Rome based UN Agencies—FAO,IFAD and WFP. He was Secretary (East) in the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi from 2014-2016 looking after South-East Asia, Australasia and Pacific, Gulf and West Asian regions. He was also the leader of the Senior officials to all meetings of ASEAN, ASEM, ACD, Arab League, Mekong- Ganga Cooperation, ARF and East Asia Summit. Ambassador Wadhwa has contributed a number of articles, mainly in the field of disarmament and international security. He has also spoken at a number of international conferences.