Mr. Pravin Kiri is the Chairman and Promoter of our Company and has vast experience in the field of dyestuff and chemical industry. He is a science graduate from Gujarat University and started his career in the year 1966 by associating himself with Jai Chemical Industry (Kharawala Group) as a partner and was responsible for all the technical matters of the group. In 1998, he setup his own venture named “Kiri Dyes and Chemicals Private Limited”. He has wide interest and knowledge in the areas of synthesizing organic structures of dyes and reactive dyes. He looks after the manufacturing activities of our Company and is in charge of operational strategy, quality control and research & development activities of the Company.
Mr. Manish Kiri is the Managing Director and Promoter of Kiri Industries Limited and Lonsen Kiri Chemical Industries Limited. He is also director in DyStar Global Holdings (Singapore) Pte. Limited and other group/subsidiaries companies of the Company. He holds a degree in Bachelors of Engineering (Electronics & Communication) from Gujarat University and has also a Masters Degree in Business Management. He has started his family business in year 1998. Presently he is involved in formulating strategies and its implementation and also looks after overall business as a whole. He embarked upon a plan of fast growth and spearheaded the company’s growth by establishing a large economy of scale manufacturing facilities and backward integration into manufacturing of intermediates and basic chemicals. Mr. Manish Kiri has been instrumental in the expansion of the Company and was largely involved in the acquisition of DyStar in 2010.
Mr. Keyoor Bakshi is an Independent Director of the Company. He is a practicing company secretary and holds degrees in Commerce and Law from Gujarat University. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and had served as the President of Institute of Company Secretaries of India in year 2008. He has vast experience in Corporate Laws, Finance and Management and has actively been involved in various assignments relating to amalgamations, mergers/ de-mergers, acquisitions and takeovers, corporate restructuring and planning. He is also holding position of independent director in various Companies.
Mr. Mukesh Desai is an Independent Director of the Company. He is B.E. (Production) and Post Diploma in Management Study from Bombay University. He has vast working experience in different types of manufacturing units in India and abroad. He has successfully implemented project of various industries like Engineering, Chemical, Automobile, Rubber and water project. At present he is associated with various non-government and semi government organizations.
Mrs. Veenaben Padia is an Independent and Women Director of the Company. She is Master of Economics from M. S. University. She has vast leadership experience in providing strategic advisory expertise and directing development and implementation of widespread programmes and organisations through insights into livelihood, education, microfinance, gender, and health relating to gender and marginalised and socially excluded communities. She worked with private-sector CSR divisions, government agencies and international donors and NGOs such as DFID, USDA, ADB, World Bank, CARE and IFAD and guided sizeable teams consisting of middle/senior level managerial personnel and handling large-scale and multi-dimensional project management, including administration and finances.
Mr. Ulrich Hambrecht, is a German National, born in 1948. He is Master of Chemistry and Bachelor of Banking Science. He has more than 40 years of experience in the field of Textile Chemicals, Mergers and Acquisitions. He has served as CEO of CHT R. Beitlich GmbH, Germany for the period from 1979 to 2001 and CEO of Rudolf Chemie GmbH, Germany for the period from 2002 to 2010. At present he is serving to Rudolf Chemie GmBH as a Member of Advisory Board. He is Member of the Board of TEGEWA (an Association of textile auxiliary manufacturers) Germany. He is also a Non Executive Director of Rudolf Atul Chemicals Limited.