Management Information

Chairman Emeritus

Mr. R.K. Saboo, Chairman Emeritus

He is a Bachelor of Science from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata, past President of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Member of Managing Committee of Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Founder Chairman of CII (Northern Region), Chairman of All India Manufacturers’ Organisation (Delhi and Punjab Chapter), Chairman of Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan, Chandigarh, Member of Board of Governors, Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh, Member of Board of Governors, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, Member of Chandigarh Administration, Sub Committee appointed by Governor of Punjab.
He has been conferred with Degree of Doctorate by Panjab University, Chandigarh by the President of India in 2007, “Padma Shri” award by the President of India in March, 2006, Degree of Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa) by H.N. Bahuguna Garhwal University, Srinagar, Uttranchal in 2006, “Udyog Ratna” in 2005 and “Punjab Ratna” in 2005.
He has been the Trustee Chairman of the Rotary Foundation 1994-1996 and World President, Rotary International during 1991-1992.

Board of Directors

Mr.Yashovardhan Saboo, Chairman and Managing Director

Mr.Yashovardhan Saboo is B.A. (Hons.) and MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad. He started his career in 1980 as Director of Groz-Beckert Saboo Limited, Chandigarh and was the Managing Director of the Company from 1991 to 1993. In 1983, he set up Kamla Dials and Devices Limited (now KDDL Limited) as Managing Director of the Company. In 2003, he set up Ethos. In 2006, he set up Precision Stamping division, EIGEN Engineering at Bangalore. He has been conferred with “Udyog Ratna” Award from PHDCCI in 2005 for valuable contribution to economic development of Himachal Pradesh.

Mrs. Ranjana Agarwal

Mrs.Ranjana Agarwal is Director of our Company since 2013. She is a Bachelor of Economics (Hons.) and a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
She founded Vaish & Associates, Chartered Accountants in 1985. She is on board of many reputed companies like Munjal Showa Limited. As a Senior Partner in Deloitte Haskins & Sells, she started their Delhi practice and was managing the firm up to 2000. She is the recipient of the Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award for professional excellence and entrepreneurship.

Mr. Praveen Gupta

Mr.Praveen Gupta is Director of the Company since 2014.He is a B.Tech. (Electrical Engineering) from IIT, Kanpur and PG Diploma in Management from IIM Ahmedabad. He has 36 years of experience at very senior levels in the industrial products and auto component industry.

Mr. Jagesh Khaitan

Mr.Jagesh Khaitan is Director of our Company since 1990. He is a Graduate and has vast experience in edible oil industry. He led Amrit Banaspati Co. Ltd., a well-known company manufacturing edible oils, for almost 43 years. He had been conferred the Honour of “Legend” by Globe Oil India in recognition of his services and contribution for the betterment and upliftment of the edible oil industry. He is Chairman and Managing Director of Kuantum Papers Ltd., a large agro-based Paper Mill in Punjab.

Mr. Anil Khanna

Mr.Anil Khanna is Director of our Company since 2004. He is a Bachelor of Arts (Economics, Mathematics), Chartered Accountant and FCA DISA. He is in practice and has over 34 years of post-qualification experience. He is a Certified Arbitrator by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and is also certified as Business Counsellor by Entrepreneur Development Institute (EDI), Ahmedabad.

Mr. Sanjeev Masown

Mr.Sanjeev Masown is an Executive Director of our Company since 2016. In addition to his role as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) since 2011 he is the Business Head for Precision Engineering, Watch Dials and Packaging business of the company. He is a Qualified CMA and fellow member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India and also commerce Post Graduate.He is Certified Six Sigma Green Belt holder. He has more than 25 years of experience in stock exchange listed different manufacturing companies.

Mr. Jaivardhan Saboo

Mr.Jaivardhan Saboo is Director of our company since 2017. He is an M.Tech from Virgina Tech University, MBA from Kellogg School of Management and is a fellow of Wharton School at Penn State. He as promoter Director of Saboo Coatings Limited, with his strategic direction developed the company to new heights. He has over 20 years of international business experience spanning across the US, China and Far East. He is managing and actively pursuing business interests in USA.

Mr.Sanjiv Sachar

Mr.Sanjiv Sachar is Director of our company since 2016. He is Bachelor of Economics (Hons.) and is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He was previously with A.F. Ferguson as an Auditor, Senior Consultant and thereafter worked as Senior Manager Finance in SRF Nippondenso before setting up his own independent consulting practice. He is the Founder Partner of Egon Zehnder International, India Practice

Mr. Vishal Satinder Sood

Mr.Vishal Satinder Sood is a Director of our Company since 2015. He is BE in Computer Science and MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad. He has worked in investment banking at Kotak, SSKI and SBI Capital Markets. He has spent three years as an ERP consultant with Quinnox. His primary area of focus at SAIF is growth equity.

Mr. Torsten Buchwald

Mr. Torsten Buchwald is a German native and has earned a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering. He is having 25 years of rich experience in automotive, marine, aerospace and energy markets, thereof more than 10 years in the US and Mexico. He has been Proficient CEO and trusted advisor with a solid experience in manufacturing, sales & business development, and finance in various organisation. He is a Managing Partner of I-CI Global Services, LLC, Mcallen, Texas. Has delivered results in a number of global assignments. He is Member of the Board of various companies and non-profit organizations.