Key Management Personnel & ExCom

Dr. Raghavpat Singhania

Managing Director

Dr. Raghavpat Singhania

Managing Director

Dr. Raghavpat Singhania is a seasoned business leader with rich experience in the grey and white cement industry. He is also an avid researcher in the area of new building products and materials.
He joined JK Cement Ltd. in the year 2007 as Special Executive and received training under industry stalwart Late Yadupati Singhania. Over the years he has learnt the ropes of the trade and spearheaded the business transformation journey of the Company. He has also been instrumental in charting out the Company's strategic roadmap, helping the Organisation to be future-ready.
He is responsible for taking the vision and commitment of the Company forward by ensuring that its values and code of ethics are upheld at all times. Being conscious about the responsibilities owed to society, he believes that quality education & vocational training for the youth are an integral part of nation building.Some of the institutions that are giving shape to this vision include Yadupati Singhania Vocational Education Foundation, Sir PadampatSinghnania University, LK Singhania Education Centre, LK Singhania Public School and LA Education Centre.
Dr. Singhania attended the Executive Leadership Programme at INSEAD, Fontainebleau, and is a graduate from Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom. He served as a member of the CII Delhi State Council, President of Rotary & is a trustee of many charitable trusts. He is also the Dy. Managing Director of JK Cement Works, (Fujairah) FZC, which is a subsidiary of JK Cement Ltd. in the UAE.

Mr. Madhavkrishna Singhania

Deputy Managing Director & CEO
Chairman, CII Delhi State

Mr. Madhavkrishna Singhania

Deputy Managing Director & CEO
Chairman, CII Delhi State

Mr. Madhavkrishna Singhania is a technocrat by qualification and training with rich experience in the cement industry encompassing various aspects of business includingbusiness strategy, manufacturing and technology enablement.
Having a keen interest in technology and automation, he has led new capacity expansion projects that have doubled the grey cement manufacturing capacity from 7.5 MTPA in 2010 to around 15 MTPA in 2020. His ambitious expansion plans have seen the Company’s footprint expand across the Country.
With Mr. Singhania leading the Company’s many technology and automation initiatives, JK Cement has won several awards and accolades in the areas of sustainability, safety, energy efficiency and green manufacturing.
He has also been instrumental in setting up of the Company's maiden overseas plant in Fujairah, UAE, and is the Dy. MD of JK Cement Works (Fujairah) FZC.
He has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, USA and also holds a Diploma in Family Business Management from IMD Lausanne, Switzerland.
He is currently the Chairman, CII Delhi State and on the CII Northern Region Council. He has held the position of the Chairman of Young Indians (Yi), Delhi Youth Wing of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and is currently serving as the Sherpa for Yi at the G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance.
He has served on the Board of Governors for National Council for Cement and Building Materials (NCCBM) and as the President of the Rotary Club of Kanpur Gaurav. He has also represented India in the Australia India Youth Dialogue between the two countries in 2018 and is currently on its steering committee.

Mr. A.K. Saraogi

Deputy Managing Director & CFO

Mr. A.K. Saraogi

Deputy Managing Director & CFO

Mr. A.K. Saraogi has over 40 years of experience in the field of Finance and Commercial matters.He is overseeing from decades Finance and Commercial matters of the Company and has been part of the core Management Team.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Economics from Sriram College of Commerce, Delhi University and a Bachelor of Laws degree from Kanpur University, Kanpur. He has been associated with Cement Division over 40 years and part of Company's growth.
He is Council member of Merchant Chamber of UP, Member of Board of Management of Sir Padampat Singhania University, Dr. Gaur Hari Singhania Institute of Management and Research, Managing Committee of LK Singhania Education Centre (Goton, Rajasthan), Kailashpat Education Society (Nimbahera, Rajasthan), DayanandShikshaSansthan, Dr. Virendra Swarup Education Centre, Member of Uttar Pradesh Cricket Assocation, Director of Yadu International Ltd. and Jaykaycem (Central) Ltd., Trustee of Shri Dwarikadheesh Temple Trust, Kamla Town Trust, JK Cement NBH Foundation, JK Cement Gotan Foundation and Kailashpat Singhania Sports Foundation.

Dr. Raghavpat Singhania

Managing Director

Dr. Raghavpat Singhania is a seasoned business leader with rich experience in the grey and white cement industry. He is also an avid researcher in the area of new building products and materials.
He joined JK Cement Ltd. in the year 2007 as Special Executive and received training under industry stalwart Late Yadupati Singhania. Over the years he has learnt the ropes of the trade and spearheaded the business transformation journey of the Company. He has also been instrumental in charting out the Company's strategic roadmap, helping the Organisation to be future-ready.
He is responsible for taking the vision and commitment of the Company forward by ensuring that its values and code of ethics are upheld at all times. Being conscious about the responsibilities owed to society, he believes that quality education & vocational training for the youth are an integral part of nation building.Some of the institutions that are giving shape to this vision include Yadupati Singhania Vocational Education Foundation, Sir PadampatSinghnania University, LK Singhania Education Centre, LK Singhania Public School and LA Education Centre.
Dr. Singhania attended the Executive Leadership Programme at INSEAD, Fontainebleau, and is a graduate from Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom. He served as a member of the CII Delhi State Council, President of Rotary & is a trustee of many charitable trusts. He is also the Dy. Managing Director of JK Cement Works, (Fujairah) FZC, which is a subsidiary of JK Cement Ltd. in the UAE.

Mr. Madhavkrishna Singhania

Deputy Managing Director & CEO
Chairman, CII Delhi State

Mr. Madhavkrishna Singhania is a technocrat by qualification and training with rich experience in the cement industry encompassing various aspects of business includingbusiness strategy, manufacturing and technology enablement.
Having a keen interest in technology and automation, he has led new capacity expansion projects that have doubled the grey cement manufacturing capacity from 7.5 MTPA in 2010 to around 15 MTPA in 2020. His ambitious expansion plans have seen the Company’s footprint expand across the Country.
With Mr. Singhania leading the Company’s many technology and automation initiatives, JK Cement has won several awards and accolades in the areas of sustainability, safety, energy efficiency and green manufacturing.
He has also been instrumental in setting up of the Company's maiden overseas plant in Fujairah, UAE, and is the Dy. MD of JK Cement Works (Fujairah) FZC.
He has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, USA and also holds a Diploma in Family Business Management from IMD Lausanne, Switzerland.
He is currently the Chairman, CII Delhi State and on the CII Northern Region Council. He has held the position of the Chairman of Young Indians (Yi), Delhi Youth Wing of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and is currently serving as the Sherpa for Yi at the G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance.
He has served on the Board of Governors for National Council for Cement and Building Materials (NCCBM) and as the President of the Rotary Club of Kanpur Gaurav. He has also represented India in the Australia India Youth Dialogue between the two countries in 2018 and is currently on its steering committee.

Mr. A.K. Saraogi

Deputy Managing Director & CFO

Mr. A.K. Saraogi has over 40 years of experience in the field of Finance and Commercial matters.He is overseeing from decades Finance and Commercial matters of the Company and has been part of the core Management Team.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Economics from Sriram College of Commerce, Delhi University and a Bachelor of Laws degree from Kanpur University, Kanpur. He has been associated with Cement Division over 40 years and part of Company's growth.
He is Council member of Merchant Chamber of UP, Member of Board of Management of Sir Padampat Singhania University, Dr. Gaur Hari Singhania Institute of Management and Research, Managing Committee of LK Singhania Education Centre (Goton, Rajasthan), Kailashpat Education Society (Nimbahera, Rajasthan), DayanandShikshaSansthan, Dr. Virendra Swarup Education Centre, Member of Uttar Pradesh Cricket Assocation, Director of Yadu International Ltd. and Jaykaycem (Central) Ltd., Trustee of Shri Dwarikadheesh Temple Trust, Kamla Town Trust, JK Cement NBH Foundation, JK Cement Gotan Foundation and Kailashpat Singhania Sports Foundation.

Mr. Rajnish Kapur

Chief Operating Officer
Grey Cement Business

Mr. Rajnish Kapur

Chief Operating Officer
Grey Cement Business

Mr. Rajnish Kapur is a seasoned business leader with rich experience in the cement industry. He is an alumnus of the prestigious National Defence Academy and served in the Corps of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers of the Indian Army for 23 years before taking pre-mature retirement in the rank of Colonel. An M. Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT, Mumbai and a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing from Symbiosis, Pune, he has also attended a number of Management Courses including the Advanced Management Program at INSEAD, France and Senior Management Program, IMD, Loussane. He joined JK Cement Ltd. as Business Head for Grey Cement Division in 2014 and has led the transformation journey of Grey Cement business. His previous assignment was as the Managing Director of Holcim Cement, Bangladesh for six years.

Mr. Niranjan Mishra

Business Head
White Cement Business

Mr. Niranjan Mishra

Business Head
White Cement Division

Mr. Niranjan Mishra is a sales and marketing professional with over 3 decades of experience in retail and distribution channels, across diverse industry segments viz. Petroleum downstream, Telecom and Fertilizers. An MBA from University of Jodhpur, he also holds an ADP diploma from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, USA. He is also a certified assessor in Business excellence, from TQMS. Responsible for the white cement business operations of the Company, he has spearheaded the expansion of the white cement product portfolio by successfully launching several new value added products. His innovative and strategic approach has strengthened the business processes and systems in the white cement division. In the past, he also has worked on various consulting assignments & projects in collaboration with leading multinational consulting companies in the field of Retail Initiatives, Retail Strategy and BPR.

Mr. Sumnesh Khandelwal

Deputy CFO

Mr. Sumnesh Khandelwal

Deputy CFO

Mr. Sumnesh Khandelwal joined JK family as Deputy Chief Financial Officer (Dy. CFO). He brings with him 27 years rich experience in handling various facets of the accounts and Finance functions, apart from leading Businesses and M&A. A first attempt Chartered Accountant and a MDP from Wharton School of University, Philadelphia, USA, he has a proven track record in the manufacturing space. He had a long and successful stint in various positions in Ultratech Cement Ltd, and his last stint was at Kalpataru Power Transmission Ltd, based in Mumbai.

Mr. Rajnish Kapur

Chief Operating Officer
Grey Cement Business

Mr. Rajnish Kapur is a seasoned business leader with rich experience in the cement industry. He is an alumnus of the prestigious National Defence Academy and served in the Corps of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers of the Indian Army for 23 years before taking pre-mature retirement in the rank of Colonel. An M. Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT, Mumbai and a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing from Symbiosis, Pune, he has also attended a number of Management Courses including the Advanced Management Program at INSEAD, France and Senior Management Program, IMD, Loussane. He joined JK Cement Ltd. as Business Head for Grey Cement Division in 2014 and has led the transformation journey of Grey Cement business. His previous assignment was as the Managing Director of Holcim Cement, Bangladesh for six years.

Mr. Niranjan Mishra

Business Head
White Cement Division

Mr. Niranjan Mishra is a sales and marketing professional with over 3 decades of experience in retail and distribution channels, across diverse industry segments viz. Petroleum downstream, Telecom and Fertilizers. An MBA from University of Jodhpur, he also holds an ADP diploma from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, USA. He is also a certified assessor in Business excellence, from TQMS. Responsible for the white cement business operations of the Company, he has spearheaded the expansion of the white cement product portfolio by successfully launching several new value added products. His innovative and strategic approach has strengthened the business processes and systems in the white cement division. In the past, he also has worked on various consulting assignments & projects in collaboration with leading multinational consulting companies in the field of Retail Initiatives, Retail Strategy and BPR.

Mr. Sumnesh Khandelwal

Deputy CFO

Mr. Sumnesh Khandelwal joined JK family as Deputy Chief Financial Officer (Dy. CFO). He brings with him 27 years rich experience in handling various facets of the accounts and Finance functions, apart from leading Businesses and M&A. A first attempt Chartered Accountant and a MDP from Wharton School of University, Philadelphia, USA, he has a proven track record in the manufacturing space. He had a long and successful stint in various positions in Ultratech Cement Ltd, and his last stint was at Kalpataru Power Transmission Ltd, based in Mumbai.

Mr. Andleeb Jain

Group President - Human Capital and Corporate Communication

Mr. Andleeb Jain

Group President - Human Capital and Corporate Communication

Mr. Andleeb Jain is a Senior HR professional with 24 years of rich and varied experience in all important facets of HR & Administration. He did his B.E in Chemical Engineering in 1993 from Panjab University Chandigarh, and, subsequently completed his Diploma in Business Finance from ICFAI. He started his career as a Process Engineer and worked with companies like Grasim Industries (Aditya Birla Group), Punjab Alkalies and Chemicals Limited (PACL), and, Rallis India Limited (Tata Group), before making a career transition to consultancy in Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

He has in depth exposure to Corporate/Group HR functions, systems and Processes. Independent handling of Key HR positions, large teams and manpower base. He has worked with top tier Indian and MNC EPC and Service Organisations like GMR Group, Punj Lloyd Group, Lanco Group in the areas of Airport, Power (Thermal and Hydro), Real Estate, Power Transmission, Roads & Highways, Railways. His last assignment was as Regional Director (Asia) - HR, Admin, IT and Management Compliances for Spanish Multinational Group, Isolux Corsan for over 4 years. He was also Member of the Board for the Company in India.

Mr. Puneet Arora

President (Projects)

Mr. Puneet Arora

President (Projects)

Mr. Puneet Arora is an Industrial Engineer and a Post Graduate in Management with over 3 decades of rich experience in project execution and management. In his role as President (Projects) at JK Cement Ltd, he is leading the execution of all projects for the organisation. He has vast experience in the cement industry as well as petroleum industry with expertise in Project Management, Procurement, Contracting, Engineering, Planning and Execution. He has a passion for innovation and value engineering and is a keen adaptor of modern methodologies & technologies. He has played a crucial role in the addition of almost 25 MTPA cement capacity in the Country.

In the past, has worked as an Executive Director and Head (Projects) for Dalmia Bharat Ltd., managing multiple greenfield and brownfield projects spread across the Country. He has also worked at Engineer India Limited (EIL) handling various roles in Project Management and Planning both at Home Office and construction sites in the Country & overseas.

Mr. S.K Rathore

President - Manufacturing
Grey Cement Business

Mr. S.K Rathore

President - Manufacturing
Grey Cement Business

Mr. S.K Rathore, BE(Mech), PGDM, has been associated with JKCement for almost 40 years. Throughout his stint with the organisation he has worked in all technical and operational areas of manufacturing plants.

He joined JKCement as GET in 1983 and has progressed through various roles within the organisation. During his diverse experience, he has contributed immensely to plant operations for stabilization and improvements with consistent efficient performance. He has also worked with Holderbank (now Holcim) Management Consultancy, Switzerland, for 3 years in Nimbahera Plant from 1985 onward to establish a Computerized Maintenance Management System.

He has been a regular trainer at Regional Training Centre (North) for 25 years, which was set up in the Nimbahera plant by World Bank & Danish Education Society, Denmark and HRD ministry GOI for skill development in the Indian cement industry.

He is a member of Lions Club International for the last 25 years and has served as its President as well. He is also actively involved in local social work for Health, Environment & Safety.

Mr. Andleeb Jain

Group President - Human Capital and Corporate Communication

Mr. Andleeb Jain is a Senior HR professional with 24 years of rich and varied experience in all important facets of HR & Administration. He did his B.E in Chemical Engineering in 1993 from Panjab University Chandigarh, and, subsequently completed his Diploma in Business Finance from ICFAI. He started his career as a Process Engineer and worked with companies like Grasim Industries (Aditya Birla Group), Punjab Alkalies and Chemicals Limited (PACL), and, Rallis India Limited (Tata Group), before making a career transition to consultancy in Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

He has in depth exposure to Corporate/Group HR functions, systems and Processes. Independent handling of Key HR positions, large teams and manpower base. He has worked with top tier Indian and MNC EPC and Service Organisations like GMR Group, Punj Lloyd Group, Lanco Group in the areas of Airport, Power (Thermal and Hydro), Real Estate, Power Transmission, Roads & Highways, Railways. His last assignment was as Regional Director (Asia) - HR, Admin, IT and Management Compliances for Spanish Multinational Group, Isolux Corsan for over 4 years. He was also Member of the Board for the Company in India.

Mr. Puneet Arora

President (Projects)

Mr. Puneet Arora is an Industrial Engineer and a Post Graduate in Management with over 3 decades of rich experience in project execution and management. In his role as President (Projects) at JK Cement Ltd, he is leading the execution of all projects for the organisation. He has vast experience in the cement industry as well as petroleum industry with expertise in Project Management, Procurement, Contracting, Engineering, Planning and Execution. He has a passion for innovation and value engineering and is a keen adaptor of modern methodologies & technologies. He has played a crucial role in the addition of almost 25 MTPA cement capacity in the Country.

In the past, has worked as an Executive Director and Head (Projects) for Dalmia Bharat Ltd., managing multiple greenfield and brownfield projects spread across the Country. He has also worked at Engineer India Limited (EIL) handling various roles in Project Management and Planning both at Home Office and construction sites in the Country & overseas.

Mr. S.K Rathore

President - Manufacturing
Grey Cement Business

Mr. S.K Rathore, BE(Mech), PGDM, has been associated with JKCement for almost 40 years. Throughout his stint with the organisation he has worked in all technical and operational areas of manufacturing plants.

He joined JKCement as GET in 1983 and has progressed through various roles within the organisation. During his diverse experience, he has contributed immensely to plant operations for stabilization and improvements with consistent efficient performance. He has also worked with Holderbank (now Holcim) Management Consultancy, Switzerland, for 3 years in Nimbahera Plant from 1985 onward to establish a Computerized Maintenance Management System.

He has been a regular trainer at Regional Training Centre (North) for 25 years, which was set up in the Nimbahera plant by World Bank & Danish Education Society, Denmark and HRD ministry GOI for skill development in the Indian cement industry.

He is a member of Lions Club International for the last 25 years and has served as its President as well. He is also actively involved in local social work for Health, Environment & Safety.

Mr. Yagyesh Gupta

President (Commercial)

Mr. Yagyesh Gupta

President (Commercial)

Mr. Yagyesh Gupta is a seasoned Procurement and Operations Management professional with 29 years of experience in the cement industry. He holds B.Tech.(Hons) in Production Engineering from College of Technology, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar. He started his career as a Graduate Engineer Trainee with Raymond Ltd.and then worked with a global cement major Lafarge India & Lafarge Asia for 15 years before joining JK Cement Ltd. in 2016 as Chief Procurement Officer. He built and transformed the Procurement function across all business divisions of the Company.

He has rich experience in different functions of cement industry like Industrial Engineering, Management Systems, Business Integration, Project Management and Industrial Ecology and all key verticals of Strategic Sourcing and Purchasing. He has led cross functional and strategic projects in business transformation. He also led Strategic sourcing for Asia region of Lafarge Group as Strategic Sourcing Director. His last assignment was as Cement Executive Committee Member and Sr. Vice President (Purchasing & Industrial Ecology) for Lafarge India.

Mr. Jitendra Singh

President and Chief Digital Officer (CDO)

Mr. Jitendra Singh

President and Chief Digital Officer (CDO)

Mr. Jitendra Singh is a seasoned digital leader with rich experience in conceptualizing and delivering solutions across divisions. At JK Cement, he is responsible for the Digital Transformation centred around People, Process and Technology as the core pillars.He has also led strategic and cost effective use of technology in line with the organisation's goals.

An XLRI Jamshedpur Alumnus, he has three decades of experience in Management & Governance of Information Systems and Technology including IT Strategy, Roadmap, Team Building, Budgeting and Compliance, Analytics in the manufacturing industry covering Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Retail, Power, Chemical, Automotive & Building Material. His proven areas of expertise include Digital Strategy and Roadmap, Ecommerce & Mobility, Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC), Business Analytics, Business Transformation & Change Management, Enterprise Architecture, Cyber Security, Logistics and Distribution Management, ERP (SAP).

Mr. Sanjeev Garg

President – Corporate Affairs

Mr. Sanjeev Garg

President – Corporate Affairs

Mr. Sanjeev Garg joined JK Cement Ltd. in 2002. He is a Chartered Accountant by qualification and training and a Commerce Graduate from Kanpur University with rich experience of over 31 years in Corporate Affairs and Finance.

In 2004, he played a pivotal role in the restructuring of JK Cement Ltd. He has also spearheaded the Business Process Re-engineering journey in the Company that was aimed at developing best in class processes and technologies and elevating the experience for all stakeholders. In his previous assignment, he worked with M/s. Key Leasing and Finance Ltd for over a decade as Head, Finance.

Presently, he is providing support to the Managing Director's Office and is extensively involved in the monitoring of MIS & implementation of business strategies and financial planning.

He has attended key Management Courses at IIM Ahmedabad and Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Chicago.

Mr. Yagyesh Gupta

President (Commercial)

Mr. Yagyesh Gupta is a seasoned Procurement and Operations Management professional with 29 years of experience in the cement industry. He holds B.Tech.(Hons) in Production Engineering from College of Technology, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar. He started his career as a Graduate Engineer Trainee with Raymond Ltd.and then worked with a global cement major Lafarge India & Lafarge Asia for 15 years before joining JK Cement Ltd. in 2016 as Chief Procurement Officer. He built and transformed the Procurement function across all business divisions of the Company.

He has rich experience in different functions of cement industry like Industrial Engineering, Management Systems, Business Integration, Project Management and Industrial Ecology and all key verticals of Strategic Sourcing and Purchasing. He has led cross functional and strategic projects in business transformation. He also led Strategic sourcing for Asia region of Lafarge Group as Strategic Sourcing Director. His last assignment was as Cement Executive Committee Member and Sr. Vice President (Purchasing & Industrial Ecology) for Lafarge India.

Mr. Jitendra Singh

President and Chief Digital Officer (CDO)

Mr. Jitendra Singh is a seasoned digital leader with rich experience in conceptualizing and delivering solutions across divisions. At JK Cement, he is responsible for the Digital Transformation centred around People, Process and Technology as the core pillars.He has also led strategic and cost effective use of technology in line with the organisation's goals.

An XLRI Jamshedpur Alumnus, he has three decades of experience in Management & Governance of Information Systems and Technology including IT Strategy, Roadmap, Team Building, Budgeting and Compliance, Analytics in the manufacturing industry covering Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Retail, Power, Chemical, Automotive & Building Material. His proven areas of expertise include Digital Strategy and Roadmap, Ecommerce & Mobility, Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC), Business Analytics, Business Transformation & Change Management, Enterprise Architecture, Cyber Security, Logistics and Distribution Management, ERP (SAP).

Mr. Sanjeev Garg

President – Corporate Affairs

Mr. Sanjeev Garg joined JK Cement Ltd. in 2002. He is a Chartered Accountant by qualification and training and a Commerce Graduate from Kanpur University with rich experience of over 31 years in Corporate Affairs and Finance.

In 2004, he played a pivotal role in the restructuring of JK Cement Ltd. He has also spearheaded the Business Process Re-engineering journey in the Company that was aimed at developing best in class processes and technologies and elevating the experience for all stakeholders. In his previous assignment, he worked with M/s. Key Leasing and Finance Ltd for over a decade as Head, Finance.

Presently, he is providing support to the Managing Director's Office and is extensively involved in the monitoring of MIS & implementation of business strategies and financial planning.

He has attended key Management Courses at IIM Ahmedabad and Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Chicago.

Mr. Neeraj Singhal

Head (Internal Audit and Risk Compliance)

Mr. Neeraj Singhal

Head (Internal Audit and Risk Compliance)

Mr. Neeraj Singhal has recently joined JK Cement Ltd. and is a Chartered Accountant by qualification. He is a Certified Internal Auditor and holds Certification in Risk Management Assurance from Institute of Internal Auditors, USA.

With over two decades of rich experience, he has worked in various domains like Auto Component manufacturing, Telecom Infrastructure, F&B, ITES, Aviation Infrastructure, FMCG etc. across organizations like Motorola, Barista, FIS, GMR. He has handled varied functions relating to Internal Audits, Sarbanes Oxley Compliance, Assurance & Risk Management, Cost Cutting, Process Improvements and Systems Design and Implementation.

Prior to joining JK Cement Ltd. he was Group Head-Internal Audit at HSIL Limited for close to 10 years where he was instrumental in setting up of the in-house Internal Audit function.

Mr. Shambhu Singh

Company Secretary & Compliance Officer

Mr. Shambhu Singh

Company Secretary & Compliance Officer

Mr. Shambhu Singh has been associated with JK Cement Ltd. since 2008. He is a graduate of Commerce & Law from the University of Calcutta and and a Fellow Member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He possesses over 20 years of post-qualification experience in Legal, Secretarial and Indirect Taxation matters. Post-qualification, he served as Company Secretary with M/s Bubna Stock Broking Services Ltd., M/s Vikram (India) Ltd. and M/s Asiatic Oxygen Ltd. Mr. Singh also served as Nominee Director for Asiatic Oxygen Ltd in the Board of Bihar Air Products Ltd, Jamshedpur for 6 years.

Mr. Ajai Kumar

President
Government & Industry Affairs

Mr. Ajai Kumar

President
Government & Industry Affairs

Mr. Ajai Kumar is the President - Government & Industry Affairs at JKCement. Prior to this, Mr. Kumar had served as Head - South Asia for Government & Industry Affairs in Corteva Agriscience, Executive Vice President - Corporate Affairs in Deepak Fertilizers & Petro-Chemicals and Head - Corporate Affairs in Dupont - Pioneer.

Mr. Kumar was the Country Coordinator for India in the International Maize & Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and was instrumental in setting up Borlaug Institute for South Asia (BISA). He was the first Head of Government & Legal Affairs at BISA.

He has a Master’s degree in Physics (Electronics) from the University of Allahabad, India and a Ph.D. from the University of Melbourne, Australia in Political Economy.

He joined the Indian Forest Service in 1986 and served in various positions both within the state and the Indian Government Ministries of Environment & Forests, Defence and Agriculture & Farmers Welfare. He left the Indian Forest Service in 2010 to pursue a career in the corporate world.

Mr. Neeraj Singhal

Head (Internal Audit and Risk Compliance)

Mr. Neeraj Singhal has recently joined JK Cement Ltd. and is a Chartered Accountant by qualification. He is a Certified Internal Auditor and holds Certification in Risk Management Assurance from Institute of Internal Auditors, USA.

With over two decades of rich experience, he has worked in various domains like Auto Component manufacturing, Telecom Infrastructure, F&B, ITES, Aviation Infrastructure, FMCG etc. across organizations like Motorola, Barista, FIS, GMR. He has handled varied functions relating to Internal Audits, Sarbanes Oxley Compliance, Assurance & Risk Management, Cost Cutting, Process Improvements and Systems Design and Implementation.

Prior to joining JK Cement Ltd. he was Group Head-Internal Audit at HSIL Limited for close to 10 years where he was instrumental in setting up of the in-house Internal Audit function.

Mr.Shambhu Singh

Company Secretary & Compliance Officer

Mr. Shambhu Singh has been associated with JK Cement Ltd. since 2008. He is a graduate of Commerce & Law from the University of Calcutta and and a Fellow Member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He possesses over 20 years of post-qualification experience in Legal, Secretarial and Indirect Taxation matters. Post-qualification, he served as Company Secretary with M/s Bubna Stock Broking Services Ltd., M/s Vikram (India) Ltd. and M/s Asiatic Oxygen Ltd. Mr. Singh also served as Nominee Director for Asiatic Oxygen Ltd in the Board of Bihar Air Products Ltd, Jamshedpur for 6 years.

Mr. Ajai Kumar

President
Government & Industry Affairs

Mr. Ajai Kumar is the President - Government & Industry Affairs at JKCement. Prior to this, Mr. Kumar had served as Head - South Asia for Government & Industry Affairs in Corteva Agriscience, Executive Vice President - Corporate Affairs in Deepak Fertilizers & Petro-Chemicals and Head - Corporate Affairs in Dupont - Pioneer.

Mr. Kumar was the Country Coordinator for India in the International Maize & Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and was instrumental in setting up Borlaug Institute for South Asia (BISA). He was the first Head of Government & Legal Affairs at BISA.

He has a Master’s degree in Physics (Electronics) from the University of Allahabad, India and a Ph.D. from the University of Melbourne, Australia in Political Economy.

He joined the Indian Forest Service in 1986 and served in various positions both within the state and the Indian Government Ministries of Environment & Forests, Defence and Agriculture & Farmers Welfare. He left the Indian Forest Service in 2010 to pursue a career in the corporate world.

Mr. Hardeep Singh

President
White Cement Business

Mr. Hardeep Singh

President
White Cement Business

Mr. Hardeep Singh has over 2 decades of rich experience in senior leadership positions and a proven track of successfully launching new businesses, managing business turnarounds and running established businesses in evolving sectors like Healthcare, Retail and Automobile in diverse geographies - India, Middle East, Africa.

Mr. Singh is an Engineering graduate from Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College and an MBA from SIBM, Pune.

Prior to joining JKCement, Mr. Singh was the Zonal Director & SBU-Head at Fortis Healthcare. During his tenure at Fortis, he was heading multiple hospitals in Delhi NCR and Dehradun and has been instrumental in establishing a strong clinical governance besides implementing best processes and strengthening the talent base within the organisation.

Previously, Mr. Hardeep Singh was based in Dubai and Qatar where he worked with the Landmark Group, a leading retailer in the Middle East, Asia & Africa with a turnover of US $6B. He has also worked as Country Manager at Sharaf DG, one of the largest electronic retailers in UAE offering over 20K electronic products with a footfall of 15+ million from 30 countries.

Before moving to UAE, Mr. Singh was working as the Regional Head (East & then South India) with Essar Telecom Retail, which was the largest one-stop telecom solution chain with 1,000 stores. His retail journey started in 2007 at Spencer’s retail, which was one of India's fastest-growing retail companies.

Prior to joining the Retail sector, Mr. Singh spent 8 years in the challenging and dynamic Automobile Industry.

Mr. Amit Kothari

Group President
Corporate Strategy and Business Development

Mr. Amit Kothari

Group President
Corporate Strategy and Business Development

Mr. Amit Kothari was the CEO of JK Cement Works (Fujairah) based in UAE and continues to remain on the company’s Board of Directors.

He has worked as Chief Administrative Officer at the Abraaj Group, a global Private Equity firm based in Dubai, where he implemented operational excellence, value creation plans, turnaround programs across portfolio companies and managed group-wide operations.

He started his career at the Holcim Group based in Zurich, Switzerland. As the Assistant to the Executive Committee for South Asia/ASEAN, he spearheaded various M&A, strategic and operational initiatives, including the acquisition and integration of ACC Ltd. and Ambuja Cements. Prior to this role, he was a Corporate Finance Specialist with the Group’s Corporate Finance team, where he co-managed Group capital market transactions (ECM/DCM) and global banking relationships. He started his career as a Financial Controller.

Mr. Kothari has a B.A in Economics and Political Science from Illinois Wesleyan University, USA. He also holds a Post Graduate Degree in Law from the College of Law, London and MBA from the University of Cambridge. He has attended Executive Management program at IMD Lausanne.

Mr. Pushp Raj Singh

Group President
Sales & Marketing, Grey Cement

Mr. Pushp Raj Singh

Group President
Sales & Marketing, Grey Cement

Mr. Pushp Raj Singh – Group President Marketing - Grey Cement Business at JKCement brings along with him an illustrious experience in Sales & Marketing, spanning over 27 years in Cement and Tyre Industries. Prior to JK Cement he was heading the Sales & Marketing function of JSW Cement as Chief Marketing Officer, based in Mumbai. Mr. Singh’s key strengths are strategy building for organisational growth and speed of execution. A pragmatic personality, he is an incisive thinker and has the acumen to solve complex business challenges.

Mr. Singh holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Sciences from the University of Allahabad, and a Master’s in Business Administration, with a specialisation in Marketing from the University of Indore. He has also pursued a specialised course in Strategic Planning and Leadership Development from IMD Switzerland. His previous engagement includes stints with Prism Cement, Dalmia Cement, Apollo Tyres and JK Tyres. He has also been conferred with the prestigious ‘Top Rankers Excellence Award for Marketing Leadership’

Mr. Hardeep Singh

President
White Cement Business

Mr. Hardeep Singh has over 2 decades of rich experience in senior leadership positions and a proven track of successfully launching new businesses, managing business turnarounds and running established businesses in evolving sectors like Healthcare, Retail and Automobile in diverse geographies - India, Middle East, Africa.

Mr. Singh is an Engineering graduate from Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College and an MBA from SIBM, Pune.

Prior to joining JKCement, Mr. Singh was the Zonal Director & SBU-Head at Fortis Healthcare. During his tenure at Fortis, he was heading multiple hospitals in Delhi NCR and Dehradun and has been instrumental in establishing a strong clinical governance besides implementing best processes and strengthening the talent base within the organisation.

Previously, Mr. Hardeep Singh was based in Dubai and Qatar where he worked with the Landmark Group, a leading retailer in the Middle East, Asia & Africa with a turnover of US $6B. He has also worked as Country Manager at Sharaf DG, one of the largest electronic retailers in UAE offering over 20K electronic products with a footfall of 15+ million from 30 countries.

Before moving to UAE, Mr. Singh was working as the Regional Head (East & then South India) with Essar Telecom Retail, which was the largest one-stop telecom solution chain with 1,000 stores. His retail journey started in 2007 at Spencer’s retail, which was one of India's fastest-growing retail companies.

Prior to joining the Retail sector, Mr. Singh spent 8 years in the challenging and dynamic Automobile Industry.

Mr. Amit Kothari

Group President
Corporate Strategy and Business Development

Mr. Amit Kothari was the CEO of JK Cement Works (Fujairah) based in UAE and continues to remain on the company’s Board of Directors.

He has worked as Chief Administrative Officer at the Abraaj Group, a global Private Equity firm based in Dubai, where he implemented operational excellence, value creation plans, turnaround programs across portfolio companies and managed group-wide operations.

He started his career at the Holcim Group based in Zurich, Switzerland. As the Assistant to the Executive Committee for South Asia/ASEAN, he spearheaded various M&A, strategic and operational initiatives, including the acquisition and integration of ACC Ltd. and Ambuja Cements. Prior to this role, he was a Corporate Finance Specialist with the Group’s Corporate Finance team, where he co-managed Group capital market transactions (ECM/DCM) and global banking relationships. He started his career as a Financial Controller.

Mr. Kothari has a B.A in Economics and Political Science from Illinois Wesleyan University, USA. He also holds a Post Graduate Degree in Law from the College of Law, London and MBA from the University of Cambridge. He has attended Executive Management program at IMD Lausanne.

Mr. Pushp Raj Singh

Group President
Sales & Marketing, Grey Cement

Mr. Pushp Raj Singh – Group President Marketing - Grey Cement Business at JKCement brings along with him an illustrious experience in Sales & Marketing, spanning over 27 years in Cement and Tyre Industries. Prior to JK Cement he was heading the Sales & Marketing function of JSW Cement as Chief Marketing Officer, based in Mumbai. Mr. Singh’s key strengths are strategy building for organisational growth and speed of execution. A pragmatic personality, he is an incisive thinker and has the acumen to solve complex business challenges.

Mr. Singh holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Sciences from the University of Allahabad, and a Master’s in Business Administration, with a specialisation in Marketing from the University of Indore. He has also pursued a specialised course in Strategic Planning and Leadership Development from IMD Switzerland. His previous engagement includes stints with Prism Cement, Dalmia Cement, Apollo Tyres and JK Tyres. He has also been conferred with the prestigious ‘Top Rankers Excellence Award for Marketing Leadership’