Board of Directors
Shri K N Venkatasubramanian, Chairman
Shri K N Venkatasubramanian is a Chemical Engineer from A.C. College, Madras and M.Tech from IIT-Kharagpur. After serving in major international oil companies like Standard Vacuum, EXXON and Phillips Petroleum for over a decade, he moved to Indian Petrochemicals Corporation Limited (IPCL) and established its Marketing operations. He then became Executive Director-Marketing in IPCL. He was the Chairman of the Sub-Committee on “Petrochemicals” constituted by the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals. He was also a Director on the Boards of the Hindustan Organic Chemicals Ltd. and Hindustan Antibiotics Ltd. He was the Founder Managing Director of Indian Vaccines Corporation of India Ltd. He also served as the Chairman of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. from where he retired.
Shri K Raghavendra Rao, Managing Director
Shri K Raghavendra Rao has a Bachelors Degree in Commerce from Andhra University and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM-Ahmedabad. He is also a member of The Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India and The Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He is the Founder and Managing Director of Orchid. Prior to establishing Orchid, he was associated with leading organisations in India in various capacities. He was singularly responsible for developing a multi-business conglomerate in the Gulf, which included the region’s first ever bulk drugs plant.
Shri R. Kannan, Independent Director
R. Kannan has done his Post Graduation in Mathematics from Madras University and PGDMS from Bombay University. He is also Certified Associate & Industrial Finance Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers.
He has rich and diversified experience of 36 years in the Corporate, Investment Banking & Industrial Finance followed by pioneering role as head of merchant banking in Canara Bank & transformation leadership as India head of investment banking in Standard Chartered Bank. Later he promoted Imperial Corporate Finance Private Ltd to provide finance services in 1994, from where he retired in 2007. During his tenure he was involved formulation and execution of over 300 equity transactions, including 16 financial restructuring and 46 M & A transactions
Currently he is a director on the boards of various Public listed and Private Companies.
Shri Rabinarayan Panda - Nominee Director, IDBI
Shri Rabinarayan Panda , holds a Master’s degree in science , CAIIB and CDCS from IFS-UK. Presently, he is the Chief General Manager, IDBI Bank Limited and Zonal Head, South – I (RBG) covering two states – Tamil Nadu & Kerala. He has rich and diversified experience of 34 years in commercial banking and 27 years of experience in international trade, Transaction Banking Member of ICC – Paris, DOCDEX (Documentary Credit Dispute Resolution Expertise) Member for trade disputes. He has also held the position of technical expert in Banking technique & practice for India and member of FEDAI Technical Committee & Executive Council Member of ICC- India .He has 19 years of experience in IOB in various capacities and has worked in urban, semi- urban , metro and rural branches.. He joined IDBI Bank Limited in the year 2000 and has held the position of Vice President till the merger of IDBI Bank Limited and IDBI. He was appointed as the Chief General Manager of IDBI in April 2014. He has handled various profiles in the area of Retail Banking, Transaction banking, Rural credit, Centralized operation/process and Government business. His areas of interest include Global trade finance, Cash Management solutions, innovative banking, e-trade solutions, IT mediated solutions, Global trade dispute resolution and retail lending.
Smt Soundara Kumar - Nominee Director, SBI
Smt. Soundara Kumar is a Graduate in Mathematics and CAIIB. She has rich and diversified experience of 39 years in the areas of Wholesale, Retail, Rural Credit banking, Debt Restructuring /Rehabilitation. She started her career with State Bank of India Group and was a member of RBI Working Group. She has held various positions in State Bank of India and retired as the Deputy Managing Director, State Bank of India in Stressed Assets Management Group. Currently, she is the Non- Executive Chairman of Asset Reconstruction Company Ltd (ARCIL).She will be a non-executive, non-independent director on the Board of OCPL.