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Board of Directors
Dr. Vijay Mallya
Chairman
Dr. Vijay Mallya, is the Chairman of the $ 2 billion UB Group. Dr. Mallya took over the reins of the Group in 1983 at the age of 28 and has, since then, steered the UB Group to a multinational conglomerate.

Instrumental in shaping the Kingfisher brand as one of the most popular beers across the globe. Dr. Mallya has received several awards both in India and overseas. He was conferred a Doctorate in Philosophy in Business Administration ( honoris causa ) by the University of Southern California and nominated as a Global Leader for tomorrow by the Geneva based World Economic Forum ( WEF).

In recognition of Dr. Vijay Mallya’s contribution to the development of Trade and Industry in Karnataka, the Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry conferred upon him “ Sir M. Visveswaraiah Memorial Award” for the year 2001.

Dr. Mallya is a former Member of Parliament and on board of several Public Companies in India and abroad.


S. R. Gupte
UB Group Nominee
Mr. S. R. Gupte, Handled diverse assignments in sectors like finance, administration and personnel with oil major Caltex and airline major Air India, both in India and abroad for more than two decades. He joined Air India in 1969 and worked in various positions in India and abroad. He was entrusted with the functions of Deputy Managing Director and took over in the acting capacity as Chairman and Managing Director of Air India in 1990.

Mr. Gupte joined the UB Group in March 1992 as Executive Vice Chairman and is on the Board of a number of Public Limited Companies. He has been on the Board of the Company from December 1996.


Deepak Anand
Managing Director
Mr. Deepak Anand, has over 36 years senior managerial experience in India and Overseas with large companies.

He started his career in the management consultancy division of A.F.Ferguson & Co. (AFF), the then largest firm of chartered accountants and management consultants in India. During his 15 years (1973-1988) with AFF, he rose to become a Director in the Firm and directed assignments in India and abroad.

Mr. Anand joined the UB Group in 1988 as Senior Vice President, Corporate Planning and Coordination. He held various senior management positions in the group including Head of Liquor manufacturing, CEO of Kissan Food Products and CEO of UB Global Corporation Ltd ( UBGCL ).

Mr. Deepak Anand, took over as Managing Director of Mangalore Chemicals & Fertilizers Limited, in April 2005. MCF has been growing rapidly under his leadership. Mr. Anand is now charting out a new vision and growth strategy for the Company.


Pratap Narayan
Independent Director
Mr. Pratap Narayan, started his career in the Sales Tax Department of Madhya Pradesh. He worked in Indian Railways in various capacities before taking over as Deputy Director and Joint Director – Planning in Railway Board.

Mr. Pratap Narayan was the first Executive Director of Fertilizer Industry Co-ordination Committee and retired as a Director General of the Fertilizer Association of India. He has taken up various international assignments and was member of various committees appointed by the Government on policy issues such as Gokak Committee to review pricing of phosphates and energy consumption norms under Stage II of new pricing scheme for Indian Urea Industry etc., Mr. Narayan has co-authored a book with Dr. H L S Tandon on Indian Agriculture, Past, Present and Future.


N. Sunder Rajan
Independent Director
Mr. N Sunder Rajan, served in various capacities in the Finance Ministry, Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Lok Sabha Secretariat and the Office of the Director of Audit, Washington DC before retiring as Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General of India.

He has served on the Boards of Vayudooth Limited, Hotel Corporation of India Limited, Airline and Allied Services Limited. He retired from the Government in May 2003 as Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General of India.


K. Prabhakar Rao
Director (Works)
  Mr. Prabhakar Rao, has been working with MCF since 1978 and has handled various responsibilities in the Company. As Director – (Works), he is presently responsible for production, maintenance, quality control, technical services, projects, safety and logistics at the Company’s plant in Mangalore.

Mr. Rao has widely travelled and participated in many National and International symposiums. He has attended various Management Development Programs in premier Institutions such as IIM Bangalore & Ahmedabad.
 
 

 

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