Board of Directors

  • Mr. Ashok Kumar Goel

    Chairman and Whole-Time Director

    Promoter of the Company and the Chairman on the Board, Mr. Ashok Kumar Goel has been affiliated with Dhampur and has served on the Board since 1969. He has over 52 years of experience in the sugar and paper industries. He has served as the President of the Indian Sugar Mills Association and the Uttar Pradesh Sugar Mills Association. Additionally, he is the Founder President of the Indian Agro Paper Mills Association. We take pride in his representation, time and again, at the World Bridge Championships. In April 2022, he served as a Member of the Indian Team which won the Silver Medal at the 45th World Bridge Championships in Salsomaggiore, Italy. He has been President of the Bridge Federation of Asia & Middle East (BFAME) and Vice President of Asia Pacific Bridge Federation (APBF) from 2015 to 2019 and is currently the President Emeritus of BFAME since 2019.

  • Mr. Gaurav Goel

    Managing Director

    Promoter and Managing Director of the Company, Mr. Gaurav Goel has an experience of more than two decades in the Sugar Industry. He has been associated with the Board since 1994. He is a Business Management Graduate from the United Kingdom and has graduated with a certificate for the Owner/President Management Program (OPM) at Harvard Business School. He is a Member and Past President of the Indian Sugar Mills Association and Indian Sugar Exim Corporation Ltd. He has served as the Chapter Chair of Young Presidents' Organization (YPO Delhi) and EO Delhi. He is also the Chairman of the Green Sugar Summit held by CII.

  • Mr. Anant Pande

    Whole Time Director

    Mr. Pande also the Chief Executive Officer of the Company, is B.E. (Hons.) in Chemicals and M.Sc. (Hons.) in Chemistry from Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani. He has more than 35 years of experience in Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Agrochemicals and Petrochemicals industries.

  • Mr. Mahesh Prasad Mehrotra

    Independent Director

    Mr. Mahesh Prasad Mehrotra is the Independent Director of the Company and has served on the Board since 1987. He is a Chartered Accountant and a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has experience of over four decades with vast exposure in the finance and tax space. He is the Founder Partner of M/s Mehrotra & Mehrotra and is a member of organizations such as Employees’ Provident Fund Organization, Ministry of Labor, Government of India and The Associated Chambers of Commerce of India. He has also been a Director on the board of Canara Bank.

  • Mr. Yashwardhan Poddar

    Independent Director

    Mr. Yashwardhan Poddar has a rich experience in the Retail & Distribution Business. He has pioneered various functions in the petroleum distribution & retail business that are followed by all companies today, including the use of solar power and door-to-door delivery for bulk users. His achievements include converting a high credit business model to a cash sales model by improving cash flow and increasing profitability. He has also helped in developing a branch working system where every employee is directly remunerated with the profit generated.

  • Mr. Satpal Kumar Arora

    Independent Director

    Mr. Satpal Kumar Arora has extensive experience in wholesale lending, project appraisal and financing, infrastructure project appraisal and monitoring, Venture /PE funding, recovery/legal process, sale/ purchase/ assignment of NPAs, insolvency laws and procedure. He has sound working knowledge of general commercial and economic laws, Companies Act, regulatory provisions of Stock Exchanges and SEBI. Mr. Arora, former Executive Director of IFCI Ltd. also served as Managing Director of IFCI Venture Capital Funds Ltd. and TFCI Ltd

  • Mr. Anuj Khanna

    Independent Director

    Mr. Anuj Khanna is Promoter and Managing Director of Trimaster Pvt Ltd. He has an extensive experience in the business of Medium Voltage Switchgear, Lighting Solutions and Standby Power businesses. He has completed his graduation in Electrical Engineering and has an MBA degree from the Stern School of Business at New York University. Mr. Khanna has headed the Western U.P. office of CII for two years. He is a keen follower of energy policy and innovations, smart city governance, innovations and the emerging field of biotechnology. He is also an avid traveler, reader and adventure sports enthusiast.

  • Ms. Pallavi Khandelwal

    Independent Director

    Ms. Pallavi Khandelwal is an Entrepreneur Art Consultant with rich experience in art consultancy and provides services to major architects, interior designers, and corporates. She is a part of Foundation for Indian Contemporary Art (FICA), a Non-Profit Organization. She has done her graduation from Delhi University and Diploma in Interior Designing.