Board of Directors
Mrs. Nina Bhadrashyam Kothari, Chairperson
Mr. Arjun B Kothari, Managing Director
Mr. M. Rajavel, Whole Time Director
Mr. S. Sundarraman, Independent Director
Mr. V. V. SuryaRau, Independent Director
Mr. Brij Mohan BansalIndependent Director
Mr. Gautam RoyIndependent Director
Company Secretary & Compliance Officer
Mrs. Priya Krishna Rao

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. S. Sivamahesh



Board of Directors
Mrs. Nina Bhadrashayam Kothari | Chairperson
She is holding directorship in H C Kothari Group of Companies. She held various positions in prestigious institutions such as Treasurer of Crafts Council of India, World Crafts Council and Chairman of National Crafts & Heritage Committee of ASSOCHAM and During 2006-07 she was the President of International Womens’ Association (IWA). She has contributed more in the areas for the upliftment of women in India.
Mr. Arjun B Kothari | Managing Director
He did his Bachelor of Science from Northwestern University, Evanston,Illinois, United States of America & Global Health and European Politics from Paris Institute of Political Studies, Paris, France.
Mr.Arjun B Kothari is holding directorship in H C Kothari Group of Companies.
He also worked in General Electric Corporation, USA as a Senior Specialist in the Management Development Rotation Programme. His work involved analyzing future interests of the company, developing strategic plans to achieve goals and collaborating and implementing steps to improve retention rate for expatriate workers


Mr. M. Rajavel | Whole Time Director
He started his career in M/s. Aruna Sugars Limited. He then worked as the marketing officer in M/s.Chemfab Alkalis Ltd from 1987 to 1997. Since 1997, he is associated with Kothari Petrochemicals Limited and was responsible for marketing the Chlor Alkali Product and he was handling all group expansion projects. From the year 2011 he is heading the product marketing and commercial functions of the Company. He is also a member of Technical Committee constituted by the Board of Directors of the Company.

Mr. S. Sundarraman | Independent Director


Mr.S.Sundarraman is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India with over twenty five years of experience in the auditing and taxation with litigation experience.He has been consistently recognized for his ability to design and implement proactive, cost-saving solutions for businesses. He was the Chairman of Sothern India Region of the International Fiscal Association, an organization involved completely in the study of International/cross border taxation for the years 2010 & 2011.

Mr. V. V. SuryaRau | Independent Director

His career of three decades was in the petrochemical Company, NOCIL Limited (a Joint Venture of SHELL and Arvind Mafatlal group), from 1967 as the first management trainee finally culminating as the works Director on the Board of the Company. He had two innings in SHELL at the Pernis Refinery 1973-75 and again in Shell HQ at The Hague in the HSEF and operational Excellence division.


His experience includes Manufacturing, Marketing, Commissioning the grass roots Agrochemicals project, auditing SHELL Chemical companies in Netherlands, Germany, France, Brazil, UK, China and India.


He joined Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) in 1997 as the President of the Patalganga manufacturing complex and subsequently was a part of the establishment of the world’s largest grass roots refinery at Jamnagar as president non fuels.


After successful commissioning of the complex he moved to Mumbai and established Group manufacturing services (GMS) for all the manufacturing plants of RIL. GMS delivered the dual role of Governance on behalf of the owners and rendered excellence into the manufacturing sites in Engineering, Technology, Operational excellence, HSEF and HR.


He has been instrumental in successful merger of IPCL sites and other acquisitions.


He has been instrumental in the Du Pont safety engagement in RIL, Business transformation at RIL and the evolution of Reliance management system. In his last job he was the Group President for the safety and operational Risk for the whole company.


He is a permanent invitee on the Board nominated Committee of Directors for HSEF.


He was the General Secretary of the Thane Belapur Industries Association, Chairman of the Expert committee of ICMA (ICC now) and is the honorary chairman of GEXCON India Advisory board.


Mr. Brij Mohan Bansal Independent Director


He has around 46 years of experience in Oil and Gas sector.


Mr. Bansal joined Indian Oil Corporation Ltd in 1974 and rose to the position of Chairman of IOCL. He was actively involved in cross- border deals, Merger and Acquisitions, scouting for strategic partners across the globe and formation of JVs, Refinery management, and overall management of the companies as chairman / CEO, leading high level delegations for G to G.


His academic back ground consists of B.Tech in Chemical Engineering and PG Diploma in Process Plant Engineering from prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.


Mr. Bansal has served on Boards of many organizations Viz. Lubrizol India, Engineers India, CPCL, IOTL, PLL, GPPL and JBF industries.


Mr. Gautam Roy Independent Director

He possesses more than 40 years of experience in the Oil Refining Industry.
Mr. Gautam Roy joined Gujarat Refinery of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd in 1980. He has worked in the Gujarat Refinery, Barauni Refinery, Mathura Refinery and Refinery Head Quarters of IOCL, Delhi in various capacities. He served as the Managing Director of   Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd. from Oct 2014 to Jan 2018.
His academic background consists of B.E in Chemical Engineering from Jadavpur University, 1979 Batch.
Mr. Gautam Roy has served on the Boards of Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL), National Aromatics and Petrochemicals Corporation Limited, Indian Catalyst Private Limited and Indian Additives Limited.Mr. Gautam Roy has served on the Boards of Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL), National Aromatics and Petrochemicals Corporation Limited, Indian Catalyst Private Limited and Indian Additives Limited.