Mr. Pravin Shivdas Herlekar is the Chairman and Managing Director (DIN: 00525610) and one of the Promoters of the Company. He is a Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay and is a Post Graduate in Management Studies from Mumbai University. He has an overall experience of over 4 decades in the field of Product Development, Marketing and Administration. He is the Founder of the Company and has been actively involved in the business of the Company since its inception. He has been instrumental in playing a key role in the Company’s growth with his inputs in Strategic Planning and Business Development. Over the years, he has played a vital role in expanding the operations and directing the Company’s growth in a defined manner.
Board of Directors
Mr. Rishikesh Pravin Herlekar is a Whole-time Director (DIN: 05240009) of the Company. He is a B.E. (Chemicals) graduate and pursuing M. Tech in Pharmaceuticals Sciences. He is engaged in Business Development of OSCL Group by Identifying and targeting new areas of business including new products and new customers, expanding exports of Company’s products to various geographies in different continents, maintaining customer relationship. He is also involved in Accounting, Audit & Finance area, Coordinating with Production, Quality Production, Quality Assurance and related Regulatory Matters. He is having overall experience of 2 years.
Mr. Laxmikant Ram Prasad Kabra is a Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director (DIN: 00061346) of the Company. He is an eminent Chartered Accountant having more than 20 years of experience in the fields of Income Tax, Company Law, Banking, Finance, Statutory Audit, Internal Audit, Concurrent Audit, Special Task Audit, Tax Audit, Bank Audit, Financial Institutions Audit, Designing and developing Internal Control and Check Systems etc. He has been practicing as a Chartered Accountant, in Mumbai, under the firm name M/s Laxmikant Kabra & Co. In the past, he has independently handled various assignments pertaining to the Companies like Unichem Laboratories Ltd., Jayant Vitamins Ltd., Rama News Prints Ltd., Carbon Everflow Ltd., Tata SSL Ltd., Sulphur Mills Ltd., UCB Ltd., Life Insurance Corporation of India, Oriental Insurance, Western India Coal Fields Ltd., Nationalised Banks, Charitable trusts, Co-op Soc., Partnerships firms etc.
Dr. Vikas Narendra Telvekar is an Independent Director (DIN: 03123785) of the Company. He holds two Bachelor’s Degrees in Science - one in Chemistry and other in Technology from University of Mumbai. He has done Master of Science (Technology) and Doctor of Philosophy (Technology) in Pharmaceutical and Fine Chemicals from Institute of Chemical Technology (Formerly UDCT and now ICT), Mumbai. He has an overall experience of more than a decade in the areas of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Research & Development. From August 2002 to April 2003 he was working as a Group Leader in the Research and Development of Gharda Chemicals Limited, Mumbai. Since 2003, he is associated with Institute of Chemical Technology, Department of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology as a permanent faculty. He specializes in Pharmaceutical Science, Medicinal Chemistry, Process Technology and Pharmaceutical Engineering. His articles have been published in various International Publications. Recently Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India has awarded the BOYSCAST fellowship. Under this award he has spent 6 months in St. Johns’ University, NY, USA to study on design of anti-diabetic agents using glycoprotein receptor (GPR) as a target. Currently 17 students are working under his guidance for doctorate (Ph.D) in the area of anti-tuberculosis, anti-diabetic agents and hypervalent iodine reagents for functional groups transformations. In 2013 he was elected as Fellow of Maharashtra Academy of Sciences.
Mr. Sitendu Krishnakumar Sharma is an Independent Director (DIN: 01956423) of the Company. He is an eminent Chartered Accountant having over 25 years of experience in the area of finance, tax planning, service tax etc. He has been practicing as a Chartered Accountant, in Mumbai, under the firm name M/s Sitendu Sharma & Company.
Mrs. Sanjivani Satish Patare is an Independent Director (DIN: 07239170) of the Company. She is Commerce & law graduate from University of Pune. She is practicing Advocate and legal advisor for last 20 years. She has been associated / working as Advocate for certain Commercial Banks, Other Co-op Banks and Financial Institutions.
Mr. Prakash Harishanker Rao is an Executive Director (DIN: 07239167) of the Company. He started his carrier in Administration Department in the early 80’s and worked with various textile mills and later on became General Manager. He has over 20 years of experience in the field of Human Resource, Administration, Public Relations and Safety. In the year 2005, he was honoured by DISH for contribution toward Safety in the Industrial belt. He was also invited to be a member of Rotary Club, wherein, he has played an active role in helping and coordinating with school children for environment, safety and health. He joined OSCL as VP Human Resource, Administration and Public Relations and he was pioneer in lifting the organization to the new heights and played a key role in compliances and coordinating with all the Govt. Agencies like MPCB, MIDC, DISH, Labour Department, FDA, Environmental Audits, PF, ESIC and such other related agencies.
Ms. Bhavana Parmanand Shewakramani is an Independent Director (DIN: 05290563) of the Company. She is a Commerce graduate and Fellow member of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India. She is also a Law Graduate from Mumbai University. She is a partner of M/s A. N. Ramani & Co., Practising Company Secretaries, Thane, since 2012. She is also a Director in Megaminds Services Private Limited. She is proprietor of B. P. Shewakramani and Associates and is actively involved in Company Law, FEMA and Secretarial matters.