Non Executive Chairman
Nishith Arora, an entrepreneur based in India, has many years of experience in international and domestic publishing outsourcing. He is the founder of International Typesetting and Composition (subsequently sold and renamed Glyph) and ADI BPO/Neuetype and a co-founder of ADI Media, a leading B2B magazine publisher.
An economics Honors graduate from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi (1977), with an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad (1979), he completed the three year Owner President Management program at Harvard Business School in 2009.
Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee
Vijay Sood is the managing director of HB StockHoldings Ltd. and is a director on the board of Taurus Asset Management Co. Ltd. He worked in well-known firms like Renaissance Services SAOG, Credit Agricole Indosuez, WI Carr Indosuez, HSBC India, and ANZ Grindlays India.
He is an economics Honors graduate from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi, has an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad, and is a member of the ICWA.
Ambarish Raghuvanshi is presently engaged as an Angel Investor and mentor to various start-ups and on the Advisory Board of Info Edge (India) Ltd. He worked in well-known firms like Info Edge (India) Ltd, joined this Company at the early stage and as part of the initial team, and led the company through its various stages of business growth including various rounds of financing. Also helped put together the external/venture investing initiatives of the company. He also headed the HR function for the Info Edge for some time during their period of growth along with his other responsibilities. He was Head of Bank of America, the Eastern Region for the bank’s Corporate and Investment Banking business, before moving to Delhi at the Country Office. The job involved working with large corporates, both, Indian and MNCs across a wide spectrum of sophisticated financial products. He was also worked in Hongkong Bank across the locations of Mumbai, Hongkong and Calcutta in the areas of Information Technology, Customer Service, Consumer Banking and Corporate Banking.
He is graduated from St Xavier’s College, Calcutta and completed his MBA (Finance & Marketing) from XLRI Jamshedpur. He is also an Associate Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountant of India.
Rahul Arora is Managing Director of MPS Limited. As Managing Director, Rahul is leading MPS to achieve its maximum potential and relies on the core values of Excellence, Empathy, and Efficiency. MPS is at an inflection point and Rahul aspires to lead disruptive innovation in his industry to unlock value. Rahul is an authentic leader who takes pride in his agility to adapt swiftly to market needs. 2,800 associates spread across India, US, UAE, Germany, and Canada to support Rahul in his vision of growing to be the undisputed market leader by 2023, loved and admired by all stakeholders.
Rahul caught the entrepreneurial bug during his undergrad days at Babson College. Upon receiving overwhelming consensus on a case study that he authored on his situation – leading the family business versus jumping into Corporate America, Rahul returned to India to manage the B2B magazine publishing business.
A Bachelors of Science graduate from Babson College (2006), with an MBA from the Indian School of Business (2011), he completed the Wharton Advanced Management Program in 2017.
Yamini is a graduate from Lady Shri Ram College and a post graduate from the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, with a specialization in Marketing and Strategy. She is currently also serving as Senior Vice President, School Delivery of MPS North America, LLC (Subsidiary of MPS Limited)
Ms. Tandon has previously worked as a Senior Consultant with Gallup consulting across their US and India offices, and as a Strategic Planner at Euro RSCG in New Delhi, India.
Jayantika is an Independent, Non-Executive Director on the Ingersoll Rand India Board, and is a Founder Trustee of the Delhi Bird Foundation, and the KN Dave Educational Trust. She is also an Executive Coach, and a consultant on HR Strategy.
Prior to these roles, she was the Vice-President – Human Resources Ingersoll Rand in India, and led the Human Resource strategy and direction for Ingersoll Rand’s aggressive growth plans in India. Under her leadership, Ingersoll Rand India was repeatedly recognized as an Employer of Choice, and the Human Resources team won a number of awards for excellence in Leadership Development, and for Innovative HR Practices. Before this, she was the Head of Human Resources for Agilent Technologies in India, and also held
Human Resource leadership positions in Hewlett Packard India. She has also worked as a Consultant in different areas of business and as an Entrepreneur.
Throughout her multi-faceted, 35 year long career, she has always been a key business consulting partner, as well as the architect for senior leadership development, a Coach for the senior leaders in the organization in India, and a mentor for the HR team. Her role has involved growing, acquiring, and divesting businesses, and building organization capability. She has had multi-sector experience, in the Industrial, Hi-Tech, and Financial Services sector, and with diverse teams – Sales, R&D and Support.
She is a certified Executive and Life Coach from ICF, a certified Assessor for Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI), for Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), and for Personality & Profiles Inventory (PAPI). She is an Economics Honours graduate from Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University, and has a Master’s in Business Administration from the Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University.
Ms. Achal Khanna is the CEO for SHRM India and Asia Pacific Head for Business Development. SHRM India is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), which is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management with more than 2,90,000 members worldwide. Achal is responsible for leading the India operations of SHRM, as well as Asia Pacific operations including Middle-East.
She serves on the global SHRM Leadership Team and is responsible for building the brand, expanding its business and developing professional relationships with government agencies, and other HR and business associations in the region. Achal has over 30 years of work experience. Prior to joining SHRM, she was Managing Director for Kelly India operations; Vice President for GE; and Country Manager for Polaroid India. She has also worked with Dupont, ITC and Cosmo Group in various capacities. She is a recipient of the “Best Women Executive in India” award.
Achal holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics; a Master’s Degree in English Literature and she is an MBA from Delhi.