Mr. Praful Shende Chief Sales & Marketing Officer (CSMO)
Mr. P. Venkataraman VP - Milling Operations
Mr. S. Raju Sagi Head - Product Engineering and Development
Ms Anita BorulkarVice President – Human Resource
Mr. R.S. Agte Head – Business Development, International Marketing & Marketing Services
Mr. Ashok.N.Badhe Head – Vertical Turning Machines
Mr. H.N. Panchamia National Sales Head – Solutions Business & HMC Products
Mr. Syed Mohammad Shareef Head – Special Purpose Machines
Mr.Chinmoy Patnaik General Manager – Secretariat and Legal (Company Secretary)
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 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 SagiHead - Product Engineering and 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.BadheHead – Vertical Turning MachinesAn 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. VenkataramanVP - Milling OperationsMr. 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. Syed Mohammad ShareefHead – Special Purpose MachinesMr. Shareef is with us since November, 2014. Prior to joining BFW, he worked with Sigma Electric Manufacturing Corporation Pvt Ltd. 26 years of experience in the field of machine tool design & development with setting up a manufacturing line.
Mr. Praful ShendeChief Sales & Marketing Officer (CSMO)Mr. 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. AgteHead – Business Development, International Marketing & Marketing ServicesA 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. H.N. PanchamiaNational Sales Head – Solutions Business & HMC ProductsA mechanical engineer, Mr. Panchamia is with us since 2001. Prior to joining BFW, he worked with Mahindra & Mahindra.
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.
Mr. Chinmoy PatnaikGeneral Manager – Secretariat and Legal (Company Secretary)A law graduate and a member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Mr. Chinmoy Patnaik is in the industry for almost 16 years and has worked predominantly in the areas of statutory compliance management, regulatory affairs, company secretarial, intellectual property and legal. He was associated with companies like Sun Pharmaceutical and Kirloskar Electric.
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