Chairman & Managing Director
M. Murali, is the Chairman and Managing Director and individual Promoter of our Company. He has completed the executive education Fast Track General Management Programme conducted by Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and Owner/President Management programme conducted by the Harvard Business School, Massachusetts. He has over 17 years of work experience with our Company and was first appointed as a Director of our Company on March 30, 2003. He was appointed as a Chairman and Managing Director on December 13, 2018. He has received the Life Time Achievement Award for Outstanding Contribution to Real Estate Sector at the DNA Real Estate and Infrastructure Round Table & Awards in November, 2018, South India’s Real Estate Leadership Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Real Estate Sector in September 2018, the M.D. of the Year from Times Network National Awards for Marketing Excellence in July 2018, M.D. of the Year from ET Now Star Awards in December 2018 and the M.D. of the Year (Real Estate) from ET Now Real Estate Awards in February 2019. He has also been recognised as a leader with exemplary leadership qualities by the Economic Times at the Economic Times – Most Promising Business Leaders of Asia in January 2019 and has won the Visionary Leader of the Year award at the Future Leaders Summit and Awards, 2019 (2nd edition). In the year 2019, he was also awarded with the ‘Special Commendation for Sustained Leadership in Realty Value Creation” at the 13th CNBC Awaaz Real Estate Awards and the Stars of the Industry Awards, 2019 (for excellence in real estate sector) – MD/CEO of the Year by ET Now. Prior to being associated with our Company, he was the director of Shriram Properties and Constructions, which undertook the development of a residential project named White House 1.
S. Natarajan, is a Non-Executive Director of our Company. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India since 1975. He is on the board of various other companies, such as Binny Limited, Binny Mills Limited, Calcom Credit and Holdings Private Limited, Envestor Ventures Limited, Integrated Enterprises (India) Private Limited, Sipping Spirits Private Limited etc. He has been associated with the Shriram group for over 17 years and has been a Director of our Company since March 30, 2003.
Raphael Rene Dawson
Non Executive Nominee Director
Raphael Rene Dawson
Raphael Dawson is a Non-Executive Nominee Director of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in science (individual major) and a master’s degree in science – business (major in business, real estate appraisal and investment analysis) from University of Wisconsin – Madison. He has more than 15 years of work experience and is currently a Principal with Walton Street Capital, LLC. At Walton Street Capital, LLC, he is responsible for the development and asset management functions in United States, Mexico and India. He has been a Director of our Company since March 14, 2014.
Non-Executive Nominee Director
Mr.Ritesh Mandot is a Non-Executive Nominee Director. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical and Electronics Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
He is the Principal at Tata Opportunities Fund (Tata Capital), a USD 600 mn growth stage private equity fund. He has previously worked with the private equity arm of Reliance Industries (GenNext Ventures), Milestone Religare (Healthcare and Education focused fund) and MAPE Advisory (a leading boutique investment bank). He has extensive work experience spanning Private Equity and Investment Banking with a cumulative transaction record of more than US$ 750 million spread over more than a decade. He brings with him wide ranging experience across M&A, Capital raising, Strategy & Investments. He has extensive experience across the lifecycle of alternative investment assets.
He holds Directorship and membership of Committees in the Board of Tata Projects Limited
T.S. Vijayan is an Independent Director of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in science from the University of Kerala and a diploma in management from the Indira Gandhi National Open University. He has many years of experience in the insurance sector and was formerly the Chairman of Life Insurance Corporation of India. Subsequently, he was appointed as the Chairman of the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India under the aegis of Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance, Government of India. He has been a director of our Company since November 14, 2018.
Anita Kapur is an Independent Director of our Company. She holds a bachelor’s degree in arts from Panjab University and a master’s degree in arts from the Guru Nanak Dev University. She has completed the Global Leadership Programme for Chief Commissioners of Indian Revenue Service conducted by the Wharton School and Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. She joined the Indian Revenue Service in 1978, and has held various positions in Ministry of Finance, Government of India and retired as the Chairperson of the Central Board of Direct Taxes, Ministry of Finance, Government of India. She is currently on the boards of Airtel Payments Bank Limited and Indus Towers Limited and a member of the disciplinary committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. She was formerly a member of the Competition Appellate Tribunal. She has been a director of our Company since November 14, 2018.
K.G. Krishnamurthy is an Independent Director of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and a diploma in Administrative Management from the University of Bombay. He has over 38 years of experience in the real estate sector having been associated with Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited from October 22, 1980 to April 30, 2008. He has also held various leadership positions during his tenure with Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited. During his tenure with Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited, he was deputed to HDFC Venture Capital Limited as Managing Director and CEO. He is on the board of various companies such as Booker India Private Limited, Vascon Engineers Limited. He has been a director of our Company since November 14, 2018.
Professor R. Vaidyanathan is an Independent Director of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in science from University of Madras and a master’s degree in statistics from the Indian Statistical Institute. He was conferred the title of Fellow of the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta in 1977. He retired as a professor of finance from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore after having served the institute since 1980. He was conferred the title of visiting Fulbright fellow by the Georgia State University, United States of America. He has also participated in the Fulbright Program and was recognised by the U.S. State Department and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board and has also completed the Salzburg Seminar on Changing Economic Climate in Developing Countries. He is known for his work in finance, especially in banking, insurance and capital markets and was named as one of India’s Best B-School Professors at IIM A, B, and C by Business Today in 2006-2007. He has been a director of our Company since December 13, 2018