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.
Vice Chairman, Independent Director
D.E. Udwadia, MA, LLB, a solicitor and advocate of the Bombay High Court and a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England, joined the MPS Ltd. board in 1994. A founding partner of the solicitors and advocates firm M/s Udwadia & Udeshi Solicitors, he has over 45 years of experience in the legal profession. He is also an independent director on the boards of several other companies.
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.
After graduating from IIM, Ahmedabad, Mr. Shah joined his family business; which he ran along with his father and elder brother. Mr. Shah successfully projected himself as a conciliatory figure in his large family business and was elected as the Managing Partner. Thereafter Mr. Shah started his own Equity Research Business, which focused on Foreign Institutional Investors and high net worth individuals. As times changed, and India opened up to foreign investment banks, he sold his company, Evergreen Broking Private Limited to Barclays Bank. Subsequently, Mr. Shah became the Managing Director of HDFC Securities Limited in 2002, a three way joint venture between HDFC Limited, HDFC Bank Limited and JP Morgan Chase Private Equity. Mr. Shah worked with HDFC Securities Limited till 2008. He was also a Board Member at Bharat Serums and Vaccines Limited during 2010-2013 and Indian Advisory Board Chartered Institute for Securities and investment Institute during 2011-2013.
Mr. Shah has been the President of the IIM Ahmedabad Alumni Association (Bombay) and Co-Chairperson of the Indian Merchant Chamber Finance Sector Committee.
Currently, Mr. Shah is a promoter at Evergreen Family Business Advisors. Evergreen helps create practical solutions to common issues confronting Family Businesses. Through structured processes and meetings, families learn to resolve the most important issues and create a roadmap for the next generation also.