CORPORATE PROFILE

CORPORATE PROFILE

At Camlin Fine Sciences, in line with our vision ‘to be the globally preferred, trusted and integrated provider of reliable and innovative antioxidant solutions, aroma ingredients and performance chemicals’…we see the world as our market.

We have been providing products & servicing customers locally and across continents for more than 25 years.

The power of integration has given us unmatched advantages of size, scale and scope and catapulted us to a premier position as one of the world’s leading producers and exporters of Food Grade antioxidants TBHQ & BHA, with over 45% market share globally.

Our Aroma Ingredients comprise of Vanillin and Ethyl Vanillin. Vanillin, as we all know, is the largest and most popular flavouring compound in the world.

We have been successful in our Performance Chemicals Division with Catechol and Hydroquinone downstream products like Guaiacol, Veratrol, TBC, MEHQ etc. serving the Petrochemical, Pharmaceutical, and Agrochemicals Industries worldwide.


BOARD OF DIRECTORS

DILIP D. DANDEKAR (CHAIRMAN)

BIRTH: 1951 | DIN – 00846901

Dilip D. Dandekar, aged 64 years is Director of the Company since June 2006.  Dilip D. Dandekar, G.C.D., has long and vast experience in the field of Marketing, Administration and overall Management.

ASHISH S. DANDEKAR (MANAGING DIRECTOR)

BIRTH: 1963 | DIN – 01077379

Ashish S. Dandekar aged 52 years has done his B. A. in Economics and Management Studies from Temple University, USA. He has wide experience of 30 years in the field of Pharmaceuticals and Fine Chemical Products including Business Planning, Information Systems, Research & Development, Product Development and Marketing.

NIRMAL VINOD MOMAYA (NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR) 

BIRTH: 1966 | DIN – 01641934

Nirmal Vinod Momaya posses over 25 years of professional experience in finance, taxation, audit and management consultancy.

ANAGHA DANDEKAR (NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR)

BIRTH: 1966 | DIN – 07897205

Anagha Dandekar has done her MBA in Finance from University of South Carolina, USA. She is currently the President, co-founder of Hardware Renaissance, a manufacturer of high-end, handcrafted door hardware and accessories.

HARSHA RAGHAVAN* (NON-EXECUTIVE NON-INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR)

BIRTH: 1971 | DIN – 01761512

Harsha Raghavan, based in Mumbai is the Managing Partner of Convergent Finance LLP. He was previously the founding MD and CEO of Fairbridge Capital Private Limited (a Fairfax Company) form its inception in 2011 where he led all investment advisory activities in India.

During his time, he sourced and advised on over $2.1 billion worth of investment activity. Previously, Mr. Harsha served as Head of India for Candover Investments, Co-Head of India for Goldman Sachs Principal Investment Area and Vice president of Indocean Chase Capital.

Raghavan holds a Master of Business Administration degree and Master of Science degree in industrial engineering both from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Berkeley, where he double-majored in Computer Science and Economics.

*appointed with effect from August 10, 2020.

SUTAPA BANERJEE (INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR) 

BIRTH: 1965 | DIN – 02844650

Sutapa Banerjee has spent 24 years in the financial services industry across 2 large multinational banks (ANZ Grindlays and ABN AMRO), and a boutique Indian Investment bank (Ambit) where she built and headed several businesses. Sutapa is an Advanced Leadership Fellow (2015) at Harvard University. Her area of study in which she teaches, consults, trains, writes and speaks both internationally and in India is on Cognitive Noise and Biases in Decision-making and the use of data analytics and design interventions to mitigate their impact. Sutapa is a gold medalist in Economics from the XLRI school of Management in India, and an Economics honours graduate from Presidency College Kolkata. A member of the CII National Committee on Integrity and Transparency in Governance, CII National Committee on Women Empowerment and the Indian Women Network, she also serves on the Advisory Panel of the ‘India Responsible Business Forum’.

AMOL JASHVANT SHAH (INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR) 

BIRTH: 1965 | DIN – 00171006

Amol Shah is Managing Director of the MJ Group and he possesses more than 25 years of experience in the industry covering Human Healthcare, Flavors/Fragrances compounds, Plant protection, and water treatment chemicals. Qualifications Bachelor of Science (Electronics Engineering) from the University of Kent, Canterbury, and MBA from the University of Southern California.

ATUL RATNAKAR PRADHAN (INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR) 

BIRTH: 1963 | DIN – 00171022

Atul Ratnakar Pradhan is a senior business advisor with more than 25 years of professional experience in management consulting and industry. In 2010, he founded Transfolign Consulting LLP and has worked with several companies on business transformation engagements. He has served as the Managing Partner of KPMG Consulting in India and as the founding Managing Director of Techsignia Solutions Private Limited.

NICOLA PAGLIETTI (NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR) 

BIRTH: 1965 | DIN – 06904583

Nicola Paglietti is one of the founding partners of law firm Studio Internazionale, Rome consisting a team of forty professionals. He is specialized in corporate, banking laws and is expert in privatizations.

ARJUN DUKANE (EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - TECHNICAL)

BIRTH: 1966 | DIN – 06820240

Arjun Dukane is a Chemical Engineer with more than three decades of experience in the Chemical Industry and has been associated with Camlin Fine Sciences for about 12 years.

SARVJIT BEDI (NON-EXECUTIVE NON-INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR*) 

BIRTH: 1978 | DIN – 07710419

Sarvjit is a Partner of Convergent Finance LLP. He has 18 years of experience in India and US across private equity, investment banking, corporate M&A, consulting, audit and financial diligence with expertise in forensic due diligence, business process re-engineering and cost optimization. Mr. Sarvjit was previously associated with Fairbridge Capital as Vice President, General Manager, M&A with Vedanta Resources, Vide President, M&A with Credit Suisse, Accenture and KPMG.

Sarvjit has done B.A. (Economics) from Delhi University. He is also a Chartered Accountant and MBA from Johnson Graduate School of Business, Cornell University. He is currently on the boards of Hindustan Foods Limited and Jyoti International Foods Private Limited.

*appointed with effect from September 28, 2020

JOSEPH CONRAD D'SOUZA (NON-EXECUTIVE INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR*) 

BIRTH: 1960 | DIN – 00010576

Joseph D'Souza is a Member of Executive Management and Chief Investor Relations Officer with HDFC Limited. He has been associated with HDFC since 1984 and his current responsibilities include corporate planning and budgeting and investor relations. He was earlier Treasurer of HDFC Limited. Joseph D'Souza is, interalia, on the Boards of Chalet Hotels Limited and Nations Trust Bank plc, Sri Lanka.

Joseph D'Souza holds a Master’s Degree in Commerce and a Diploma in Financial Management from the University of Bombay and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from South Gujarat University. He is also a graduate of the Senior Executive Programme of the London Business School.

*appointed with effect from September 28, 2020