Our Board of Directors has been instrumental in the process of taking us from ideation to success and in developing our business strategy and governance of principles. Under the guidance of our visionary chairman Late Mr. S.R.Jiwarajka, the group has grown a lot since its inception. The Board is responsible for chalking out long and short-term strategies, establishing corporate policies, and overseeing the executive management team.
Sh. G. K. Jiwarajka (Chairman & Managing Director)
Sh. G. K. Jiwarajka is commerce graduate and possesses rich experience in Marketing, Finance, Production and Administration and has extensively traveled all over the globe.
He possesses rich experience in TV and electronic industry and possesses in depth knowledge of Indian conditions in respect of this industry.
Sh. Tarun Jiwarajka (Whole Time Director)
Tarun Jiwarajka is commerce graduate and possesses rich experience in Marketing, Finance, Production and Administration and has extensively traveled all over the globe. He possesses rich experience in TV and electronic industry and possesses in depth knowledge of Indian conditions in respect of this industry.
Sh. Gautam Khaitan (Independent Non-Executive Director)
Gautam Khaitan; After completing his schooling from Modern School and Graduation from Delhi University, Mr. Gautam Khaitan has earned Law Degree from Law Campus, University of Delhi. He has started his practice as an Advocate in the year 1992 and associated himself with O.P. Khaitan & Co., Solicitors & Advocates, New Delhi. He has handled various corporate and litigation work on behalf of various leading multinational and national companies, banks and financial institutions all over the world. He is also holding directorships in various companies of leading corporate houses other than holding memberships of International Bar Association, FICCI, Delhi High Court Bar Association etc.
Gautam Khaitan has done so many transactions in the several areas including corporate agreements, Merger, Acquisitions & Amalgamation.
Sh. Patanjali (Patu) Govind Keswani (Independent Non-Executive Director)
Patu Keswani; A Bachelors in Electrical Engineering (IIT Delhi in 1981), subsequently received his Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from IIM Kolkatta in 1983. He worked with the Tata Group for over 15 years. His last assignment with the Tata Group was as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Taj Group of Hotels. He subsequently worked with A.T. Kearney as Director and Senior Partner in their Delhi office.
Anticipating the enormous, but as yet latent demand for mid-market and economy hotels, Patu promoted Lemon Tree Hotels in late 2002. He is presently the Chairman and Managing Director of the company.
Patu is a first generation Indian entrepreneur. He has recently promoted two new companies, one in the affordable housing sector, and the other the vocational education space. He strongly believes that businesses should be both commercially viable and socially relevant/responsible.
In 2011, Patu was awarded the ‘Distinguished Alumnus Award’ by his Alma Mater, Indian Institute of Technology – Delhi.
Sh. Sanjeev Duggal (Independent Non-Executive Director)
Sanjeev, is the founder & CEO of Centum Learning Limited. Centum under his leadership has become the first Indian Multinational Training & Skills Company with operations in over 19 countries. Centum Learning has also figured among the Top 15 Leaders in Training Outsourcing Worldwide for three consecutive years. It was also conferred with the Excellence in Training Award at the World HRD Congress 2010 and UK India Skills Forum Award 2010. He has a proven track record in establishing and leading successful global customer centric organisations with large resource bases and managing transitions profitably. He has been a visiting faculty at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad and was a member of the Bharti Airtel Management Board, the 5th largest Telecom Company in the world. Besides, he is a trustee of a leading international Human Rights NGO called Breakthrough. He is also the Co-chair of FICCI Skill Development Forum and the member of the Boards of several companies. Over the years, Sanjeev has received many honors and accolades including:
• Udyog Rattan Award by the Institute of Economic Studies
• Award for“Creating Corporate Advantage in Global Economy” by the Delhi School of Economics