ABOUT US

THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MR. DIPAK PODDAR

Chairman-Poddar Housing and Development Ltd

Chairman and Founder, Dipak Poddar, has over four decades of experience as a leading businessman in the fields of textile manufacturing, automobile tyre manufacturing, steel manufacturing and retail finance. Mr. Poddar was Managing Director and Co-Promoter of Bajaj Auto Finance from its inception in 1986 till 2009. Mr. Poddar is a Promoter Director of several leading companies in India such as Bajaj Finance and Bajaj Alliance in addition to being a Director in specialty industries and several of the Poddar Group companies.

MR. ROHITASHWA PODDAR

MD-Poddar Housing and Development Ltd

Rohitashwa Poddar is the Managing Director of the Company. Rohitashwa, who pioneered the Company’s foray into affordable housing in 2010, is responsible for strategy and growth. Rohitashwa has a successful twenty-year performance history in manufacturing, in India and China. Rohitashwa is a graduate from King’s College (UK), in Engineering and Management; a fellow of the Aspen Institute of Global Leadership and was selected by the Asia Society as one of the 200 top Young Leaders of Asia in 2007. He is also a trustee in the Poddar Foundation and the Poddar Shikshan Sanstha.

MR. DILIP THAKKAR

Non-Executive Director-Poddar Housing and Development Ltd

Mr. Thakkar is an independent, Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Thakkar received a degree in Commerce and Law from the Mumbai University. A practicing Chartered Accountant since 1961, Mr. Thakkar is a senior partner of Jayantilal Thakkar & Co. Chartered Accountants and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in India. In 1986, he was appointed by the Reserve Bank of India as a member of the Indian Advisory Board for HSBC Bank and the British Bank of the Middle East for eight years. He is the former President of the Bombay Chartered Accountants’ Society and was Chairman of its International Taxation Committee. Mr. Thakkar serves as a Non-Executive Director of 14 other listed public limited companies in India and two international companies.

MR. RAMAKANT NAYAK

Non-Executive Director-Poddar Housing and Development Ltd.

Mr. Nayak is an independent, Non-Executive Director of the Company. He served as Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at the Lakshmi Vilas Bank Limited. He is a Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers. He holds a bachelor’s degree in science from Karnataka University as well as a bachelor’s degree in law from the University of Mumbai. Mr. Nayak also holds a Diploma in Marketing and Advertising from Rajendra Prasad College of Mass Communications & Media.

MR. TARUN KATARIA

Non-Executive Director-Poddar Housing and Development Ltd.

Mr. Kataria is an independent, Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant with an MBA degree from Wharton School, Philadelphia. Mr. Kataria brings 25 years of experience in corporate finance, M & A and capital market experience in New York, Singapore, Hong Kong and Mumbai. He has served as the CEO of Indian businesses at Religare Capital Markets, Head of Global Banking & Markets in India and Managing Director of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (India).

MR. SHRIKANT TEMBEY

Non-Executive Director-Poddar Housing and Development Ltd

Mr. Tembey is an Independent, non-executive Director of the Company. He is a leading chartered accountant with over 30 years of experience and a founding partner in Tembey & Mhatre Chartered Accountants. His domain is finance and taxation.

MRS. SANGEETA PURUSHOTTAM

Non-Executive Director-Poddar Housing and Development Ltd.

Mrs. Purushottam is an independent, Non-Executive Director of the Company. She has over 25 years of experience in financial services such as institutional equities, index business, investment banking and fund raising in both Indian and multinational companies. She has effectively managed start-ups and turnaround situations with exposure in sectors such as FMCG, media, auto and pharmaceuticals. She has done PGDM- Finance from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

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