Board of Directors
Mr. Nandkumar Dhekne
Mr. Nandkumar Dhekne is an Independent Director on the Board of the Company.

Mr. Nandkumar Dhekne has over 40 years of experience in diverse areas including Field services, Operations Management, Sales & Marketing & General Management. He was Managing Director, India & South Asia of GE Water during 2001-2004, and was President & CEO of GE Energy India during 2004-2007. During 2007-2009, he was the Managing Director - Asia, Aqualon Division of Hercules Inc. based in Shanghai. From 2009-2014, he was Vice President – Asia at Ashland based in Shanghai. In his last assignment, Mr. Dhekne was the Vice President – Asia Pacific for Solenis LLC, USA, a global leader of paper making and industrial water treatment chemicals. He was responsible for the business growth and performance in over 10 countries including China, Korea, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and South Asia including India. He is a recognized growth leader with outstanding team building skills and has delivered consistent profitable growth in a broader geography for these MNCs.

He is a Chemical Engineer graduate and a distinguished Alumnus of University Department of Chemical Technology, Mumbai and a Alumnus of Harvard Business School (AMP).

He was the Chairman of American Chambers of Commerce, Bangalore, 2005, Chairman of Energy Committee – Bangalore, Chamber of Industry and Commerce and an active CII Committee Member CII - Delhi, 2006. He has served on the Board of AICM and ENACTUS in China, a non-profit organisation br />