Management

A committed management team anchors the organization effectively to its goal of providing high quality solutions to its clients. Equipped with technical expertise, excellent domain knowledge and extensive cross-functional experience, they nurture interactive relationships with the client community.

Founder & Mentor

Mangal Prabhat, Chairman Founder - Lodha Group

Mr.Mangal Prabhat Lodha Chairman Founder - Lodha Group

Mangal Prabhat Lodha holds a bachelor’s degree in law from the University of Jodhpur, Jodhpur. He is our founder and chief mentor. He founded the business in 1980 after moving to Mumbai from Jodhpur and has single handedly inspired our Company to its current position as India's largest real estate developer. In addition to his business achievements, he has been Member of the Legislative Assembly from Mala‎bar Hill in Mumbai for five consecutive terms. He is also member of the National Executive of Bharatiya Janata Party. He provides strategic guidance to our Company's business activities. Another Company in which he is a director is Lodha Foundation.

Board of Directors

Abhishek Lodha, Managing Director - Lodha Group

Mr. Abhishek Lodha Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Abhishek Mangal Prabhat Lodha is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of our Company. He holds a master’s degree in science (industrial and systems engineering (supply chain & logistics)) from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, United States.

He was appointed as the Managing Director of our Company with effect from March 9, 2016 and was reappointed as ‘Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer’ with effect from March 1, 2018. He has 12 years of experience in strategy, design, project management, construction, corporate planning, legal and brand communication. Prior to joining our Company, he was working as a business analyst with McKinsey & Company, Atlanta, United States.

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Rajendra Lodha, Director - Lodha Group

Mr. Rajendra Lodha Whole time Director

Rajendra Narpatmal Lodha is a Whole-Time Director of our Company. He holds a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from MBM Engineering College, University of Jodhpur, Jodhpur.

He ceased to be the Director of our Company from March 9, 2016 and was re-appointed as the Whole-Time Director of our Company with effect from June 21, 2016. He started his career with Lodha group and has 28 years of experience in all facets of real estate development.

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Rajinder Pal Singh, Non-Executive Director - Lodha Group

Mr. Rajinder Pal Singh Non-Executive Director

Rajinder Pal Singh is a Non-Executive Director of our Company. He holds a post graduate degree in mathematics from Advanced Centre for Pure Mathematics, Punjab University, Chandigarh. He was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of our Company with effect from January 1, 2016.

Prior to joining our Company, he was the chairman of National Highways Authority of India, the chairman and managing director of Punjab & Sind Bank and served as the secretary of Department of Industrial Policy and Promotions, Government of India. He is currently an independent director on the board of directors of Maruti Suzuki India Limited and Bharti Infratel Limited. He is also currently an independent director and chairman of IRB Infrastructure Private Limited (being an asset management company of the investment trust promoted by IRB Limited).

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Mr. Berjis Desai, Non-Executive Director - Lodha Group

Mr. Berjis Desai Non-Executive Director

Berjis Minoo Desai is an Independent Director of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in law from Government Law College, Mumbai and a master’s degree in law from University of Cambridge, England. He was appointed as an Independent Director of our Company with effect from January 1, 2016.

He has work experience, both as an arbitrator and counsel, in international commercial and domestic arbitrations, financial and securities market, private equity and dispute resolution. Prior to joining our Company, he was managing partner of J. Sagar Associates.

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Mukund Chitale, Non-Executive Director - Lodha Group

Mr. Mukund Chitale Non-Executive Director

Mukund Manohar Chitale is an Independent Director and Chairman of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Mumbai and is a qualified Chartered Accountant. He was appointed as an Independent Director of our Company with effect from November 23, 2016.

He has nearly 40 years of experience as a practicing Chartered Accountant. Prior to joining our Company, he is a fellow member of ICAI and has served as the president of ICAI in the year 1997-1998. He was also the chairman of the Ethics Committee of BSE. He was a member of Advisory Board on Bank, Commercial and Financial Frauds of Central Vigilance Commission. He is also a member of the group for amalgamation of urban co-operative banks. He was a member of the Working Group on Restructuring of Weak Public Sector Banks appointed by RBI (Verma Committee) and the Committee on Procedures and Performance Audit of Public Services appointed by RBI (Dr. Tarapore Committee) as well. He was appointed as the chairman of National Advisory Committee on Accounting Standards.

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Indepdendent Director - Lodha Group

Mrs. Shyamala Gopinath Independent Director

Shyamala Gopinath is an Indepdendent Director of our Company. She holds a master’s degree in commerce from University of Mysore and is a certified associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers. She was appointed as an Independent Director of our Company with effect from February 16, 2018.

She received honorary fellowship by Indian Institute of Banking and Finance. She is also the part-time non-executive chairperson of HDFC Bank Limited. As Deputy Governor of the RBI for seven years and member of the RBI’s board of directors, she guided and influenced national policies in diverse areas of financial sector regulation and supervision, the development and regulation of financial markets, management of government borrowings, foreign exchange reserves management and payment and settlement systems. During 2001 to 2003, she has dealt with foreign exchange reserves management, safeguard assessment and foreign exchange markets of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and has been a part of IMF missions of Financial Sector Assessment. She was the Chairperson of the Corporate Bonds and Securitization Advisory Committee (CoBoSAC), a Sub-Committee of SEBI. She served as Chairperson Advisory Board on Bank, Commercial and Financial Frauds. She was also on the Boards of Clearing Corporation of India, IOC and GAIL. She is also Chairperson of the Board of Governors of Indian Institute of Management, Raipur.

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Senior Management

Arvind S, Regional Ceo - Lodha Group

Arvind Subramanian Regional CEO

Arvind Subramanian is the Regional Chief Executive Officer. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and post graduate diploma in management from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Prior to joining our Company, he has worked with the Boston Consulting Group. He has experience in business building activities in telecom, automotive retail and industrial parks.

Deepak C, Evp Design - Lodha Group

Deepak Chitnis Vice President – Design

Deepak Chitnis is the Executive Vice President Design. He holds bachelor’s degree in architecture from University of Mumbai. He joined the Lodha group in 2007. He has 12 years of experience in design and development. Prior to joining our Company, he was the senior architect at Oberoi Constructions Private Limited, the founder member and director at Collage Architects and Interior Designers Private Limited.

Gopal M, President Legal - Lodha Group

Gopal Menghani President - Legal

Gopal Menghani is the president of the legal department of our Company. He holds a master’s degree in law, bachelor’s degree in law, a bachelor’s degree in commerce each from the University of Mumbai and is a qualified company secretary.

He provides legal framework support and advises the Lodha Group on strategic issues. He has over 19 years of experience in the areas of litigation and dispute resolution. Prior to joining our Company, he has held senior positions at Reliance Industries Limited and has practiced independently for several years, handling issues relating to constitution, excise, customs, property and labour issues and criminal issues. His portfolio of responsibilities includes all types of litigation, arbitration in India and abroad, intellectual property work, legal and commercial due diligence among others.

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Jayant M, CFO - Lodha Group

Jayant Mehrotra Chief Financial Officer

Jayant Mehrotra was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of our Company on January 1, 2016. He holds a bachelor's degree in commerce from University of Calcutta. He is a qualified chartered accountant and cost and works accountant.

He has over 25 years of experience of multi-industry and cross functional experience in the areas of banking and finance. He is involved in financial control system. Prior to joining our Company, he was the chief financial officer, and a part of the senior management team at ING Vysya Bank, the chief financial officer of IDBI Bank Limited, a senior vice president, finance and planning at Industrial Bank of Oman, and as general manager and financial controller with Peregrine Capital India Private Limited. He has also held positions at Tata Tea Limited.

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Piyush V, Advisor - Lodha Group

Piyush Vora Advisor to the Board

Piyush Vora is an Advisor to the Board. He is a qualified chartered accountant and an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Mumbai. He has over 30 years of experience in finance including eight years in real estate finance. Prior to joining our Company, he was a partner at BDO India LLP in Mumbai. He advises the board on general corporate matters and business development.

Prashant B, CSO - Lodha Group

Prashant Bindal Chief Sales Officer

Prashant Bindal is the Chief Sales Officer of our Company. He holds a bachelor's degree in engineering (mechanical) from Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala and a master’s degree in post graduate diploma in business management from the Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad.

Further, he has also completed the general management program ‘Bottling Business School’ from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Prior to joining our Company, he was a chief executive officer at Spice Mobility Limited, a senior vice president and head of sales, business development, membership and marketing at Walmart India (Cash and Carry), and vice president – operations at Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages, and has worked with Cadbury in China

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Rajesh Tulsiani, President Finance - Lodha Group

Rajesh Tulsiani President - Finance

Rajesh Tulsiani is the President – Finance of our Company. He holds a degree in Bachelor of Science from St. Xavier’s College – Gujarat University and a Master in Business Administration – Finance from B.K. School of Business Management – Gujarat University. He joined Lodha Group in 2015 and has 22 years of experience in fund-raising and corporate finance. Prior to joining Lodha group, he was with ABG Shipyard where he was the Chief Financial Officer. He has also worked with Abhijeet Power where he was responsible for managing the funding for group restructuring initiatives through a mixture of equity and debt. He has also worked with Adani Group and Vadilal Group.

Ramakrishnan P, Chief Operations Officer - Lodha Group

Ramakrishnan P. Chief Operations Officer

Ramakrishnan P. is the Chief Operations Officer of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in technology (electrical and electronic engineering) from Bharathair University, Tamil Nadu and a master’s degree in business administration from Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamil Nadu. Prior to joining our Company, he was a deputy managing director at Sobha Limited and held various positions at ICOMM Tele Limited and the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board.

Shaisav D, Regional CEO - Lodha Group

Shaishav Dharia Regional CEO

Shaishav Dharia is the Regional Chief Executive Officer for Palava City and New Cuffe Parade. He holds a master’s degree business administration from the Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, and a bachelor's degree in engineering (mechanical) from the University of Mumbai, Mumbai.

He joined the Lodha group in 2010. He has over 17 years of experience in consulting across leading organisations in India and United States. Prior to joining our Company, he was an associate principal at McKinsey & Company and has also worked with Logic Tools and KPMG.

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Shaleen M, President HR - Lodha Group

Shaleen Madan President - Human Resources

Shaleen Madan heads the Human Resources department of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from University of Punjab, Punjab and a master’s degree in business management (personnel management and industrial relations) from University of Punjab, Punjab.

He joined the Lodha group in 2010. He has over 32 years of experience in the area of Human Resources. Prior to joining our Company, he was the regional Human Resources Director (Asia Pacific and Russia), people development director (Europe and Canada) and country human resources director (India) at Sanofi.

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Srichand M, Advisor - Lodha Group

Srichand Mandhyan Advisor to the Board

Srichand Mandhyan is an Advisor to the Board. He holds a master’s degree in commerce from Meerut University, bachelor's degree in law from the University of Mumbai, post graduate diploma in business administration from Bombay College of Management and is an associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers.

He has 28 years of experience in finance and accounts. Prior to joining our Company, he worked with Schreiber Dynamix Private Diaries Limited and Bank of India. He joined the Lodha Group in 2005.

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Tikam J, President Procurement - Lodha Group

Tikam Jain President – Procurement

Tikam Jain is the Consultant- Planning of our Company. He holds a master’s degree in engineering (civil) from Jai Narain Vyas University (erstwhile University of Jodhpur) and a bachelor’s degree in engineering (civil) from the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur.

He has over 23 years of industry experience spanning several organisations in the construction sector. He has been associated with the Lodha group for more than a decade. Prior to joining our Company, he worked as a professional consultant with Sharad Construction Company (which is part of Varsha group).

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Viral O, CMO - Lodha Group

Viral Oza Chief Marketing Officer

Viral Oza is the Chief Marketing Officer. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai and master’s degree in management studies from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai.

Prior to joining our Company, he worked with Bennett Coleman & Company Limited and was a marketing director at Nokia UK. He was also the regional marketing manager, skin, for Africa, Middle East and Turkey at Unilever.

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Senior Vice President- Company Secretariat and the Compliance Officer - Lodha Group

Sanjyot Rangnekar Senior Vice President- Company Secretariat and the Compliance Officer

Sanjyot Rangnekar was appointed as Senior Vice President- Company Secretariat and the Compliance Officer of our Company on June 21, 2016. She joined our Company on April 4, 2016. She holds a bachelor's degree in commerce from the University of Mumbai. She is a qualified company secretary and a cost and works accountant. She has over 20 years of experience as a company secretary. Prior to joining our Company, she was a company secretary at Essar Power Limited.

Executive Vice President - Strategy - Lodha Group

Sumit Kumar Executive Vice President - Strategy

Sumit Kumar is the Executive Vice President - Strategy. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and a post graduate diploma in management from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Prior to joining our Company, he worked with McKinsey & Company, was a principal at Boston Consulting Group in Malaysia and a senior director business analysis at Capital One. He has work experience in financial services consulting, strategy, operations and digital transformation.