Meet Our Management Team with their Profiles who is leading India Power organization to its Height of Success and setting examples as Role Models
Raghav Raj Kanoria – Managing Director
Shri Raghav Raj Kanoria holds a Bachelors Degree in Commerce with experience in Power and Finance Industry. He is presently the Chairman of Infrastructure Committee of Indian Chamber of Commerce, Chairperson of East & North East Regional Council of The Indo-Canadian Business Chamber, Member of Task Force - Electricity Distribution, Government of Rajasthan and Managing Committee Member of Bengal Chamber of Commerce.
Sanjeev Seth – CEO - Transmission and Distribution
Shri Sanjeev Seth is a Graduate Electrical Engineer with Management qualification. Besides being a Chartered Engineer and alumnus of NIT, Jaipur and IIM, Ahmedabad, he has around 29 years of proven experience in diversified businesses with large Indian and Multinational Organizations like BSES, Cincinnati Milacron Inc; ECE Industries Limited, Usha Telehoist Ltd.
He brings with him expertise and exposure of General management, Start up Operations, Change Management, Strategic Leadership, Profit and Cost Centre Management, Sales and Marketing Management, Product launch, Turning around Business Performance, Capital Equipment/Project/ Sales, Utility Business, Field Operations and Project Management. Prior to joining the Company, he was heading the Power distribution business at one of Delhi Discom BSES – a Joint Venture of Reliance Infrastructure and Delhi Govt. He has been instrumental in turning around the Delhi power distribution business and successful reform process.
Shri Sushil Kumar Agarwal- Chief Financial Officer
Shri Sushil Kumar Agarwal is a qualified Chartered Accountant and MBA- Finance form IIM Lucknow, having 25 years of domestic and international experience in diverse industries like Steel, Power, Agro commodities and heavy engineering.
He has proven expertise in the areas of financial management, entire facets of F&A processes, Financial Management, Finance & Accounts processes, Fund Raising, Strategic Business Planning, Mapping and Reengineering of Business Processes, Enterprise Risk Management and Internal Assurance.
He has worked in some of the leading multinationals and Indian conglomerates like Reliance Infrastructure (BSES Yamuna Power Ltd. and BSES Rajdhani), Havells India Ltd., Arcelor Mittal, Olam International, JK Tyre and L&T Limited. His last stint was in Hindustan Power Group as Sr. VP (F & A) and CFO for MB Power( Madhya Pradesh) Limited.
Somesh Dasgupta – President (Corporate Affairs & Admin)
Mr. Somesh Dasgupta is in the industry for the last 27 years and has an experience of managing Human resource, Industrial Relations and also Operations. He is the head of Corporate Affairs, Group Administration, Corporate Communications and PR functions of INDIA POWER.
Presently Mr. Dasgupta is holding the position of the National President of National Institute of Personal Management (NIPM) and the Chairperson of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries – HR & IR Committee of Employer’s Federation of India (ER). He is the member of West Bengal Labour Welfare Board, Minimum Wages Advisory Board-WB. He is the member of Central Board of Workers Education Govt. Of India representing Employer’s Organization, member of FICCI West Bengal State Council, member of Executive Committee of Calcutta Management Association and also the Board member of State Productivity Council.
Mr. Dasgupta is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering and Post Graduate in Human Resource Management. He obtained a Certificate in Total Quality Management from BITS, Sweden.
Argha Ghosh – VP (Risk & Audit)
Mr.Argha Ghosh is a risk and audit specialist with twenty two years of post qualification experience. He has worked on Risks and Control Assurance, Internal Audits, Compliance Audits, Management Audits, SOX Compliance and Business Process Reviews across industries.
He has spent fifteen years of his professional career with the Big Four firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), including six years at their West London office of Uxbridge. Before joining India Power, he was working with GMR Group at Bangalore. He has also worked with SIFY Ltd., ITC Ltd. and Ernst & Young (E&Y) in India.
He is a Chartered Accountant (ACA) and Cost Accountant (CMA) from India and is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) from Illinois (USA).
Prashant Kapoor - Vice President - Company Secretary & Compliance Officer
Mr. Prashant Kapoor comes with vast and rich experience of over 17 years and his core competencies are in the area of compliance of Listing Agreements of the Stock Exchanges, Corporate Governance, Meetings of Board & its Committees, preparation for IPO etc. He also has legal experience in Joint Venture Agreements, Sale Deeds, SLAs, Master Service Agreement with Governments, MOUs with Banks, Credit Appraisal and several other matters.
He is heading the Secretarial Department of the Company. Earlier he was associated with Sahaj e- Village Limited, Balmer Lawrie & Company Ltd, Indian Marine Freight Container Manufacturing Limited and Balmer Lawrie Investments Limited etc. Immediately prior to joining the Company, he was with BMA Wealth Creators Limited.
Mr. Prashant Kapoor is a professionally qualified C.S. and B.Com(Hons)