PI Leadership

Chairman Emeritus

Mr. Salil Singhal
Chairman Emeritus

Mr. Salil Singhal has been spearheading the Company on its growth path since 1979 and currently serves as Chairman Emeritus on Board of PI. He is credited with Company’s early adoption of an global outlook and ingraining a strong value system within the Company.He has been involved in shaping many agriculture-related policy issues and has addressed many Seminars and Conferences both in India and abroad. He also serves on the Boards of Wolkem India Ltd., Historic Resorts Hotels Pvt. Ltd., The Lake Palace Hotels and Motels Pvt. Ltd., Secure Meters Ltd., Somany Ceramics Ltd., PILL Finance and Investment Ltd., Usha Martin Ltd. and Mahindra World City (Jaipur) Ltd.

Highly reputed and a renowned name in the Agro Chemical Industry, he is Co-Chairman of CII’s National Council on Agriculture besides being a member of its National Council for the past 8 years. Mr. Singhal was the Chairman of the Pesticides Association of India (rechristened Crop Care Federation of India) for 20 years and is its Chairman Emeritus. In the past, he has been a member of the Executive Committee of FICCI and also the Chairman of its Environment Committee for 5 years, the Chairman of the Northern Region of CII and the Chairman of the National Council for MSMEs.

Members of Board of Directors

Mr. Narayan K. Seshadri
Non-Executive Chairman

Mr. Narayan K. Seshadri, a Qualified Chartered Accountant, started his career with Arthur Anderson. He subsequently joined KPMG and rose to become Managing Partner of the Business Advisory Practice of the firm in India. He possesses expertise in strategic planning, good management practices and financial engineering.

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Mr. Mayank Singhal
Managing Director and CEO

With over 20 years of experience in the Agrochemical industry, Mr. Mayank Singhal heads PI Industries as the MD & CEO. An engineering management graduate from the UK, he served the Company’s interest across various positions and functions creating some of India’s leading Agri product brands.

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Mr. Rajnish Sarna
Executive Director

A qualified Chartered Accountant, Mr. Sarna brings with him a diverse experience of over 25 years in areas of Business Development & Strategy, Customer Relationship Management, Operations, Finance & Risk Management, Legal Contracting & Compliances, Investor relations, Corporate Planning & Reporting, Information Technology & Process Reengineering etc.

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Mr. Arvind Singhal
Non Executive Director

Mr. Arvind Singhal, an entrepreneur, possess rich Industry experience of more than 4 decades spanning across various industries like mining & mineral processing, agro-chemicals and specialized chemicals, Electronic Metering System etc. Mr. Arvind Singhal is currently holding the position of Managing Director in M/s Wolkem India Ltd. He also serves on the Board of Secure Meters Limited, Mynores India Pvt Ltd. etc.

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Mr. Ravi Narain
Independent Director

Mr. Narain holds a masters degree in economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi and a masters degree in business administration from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA. He cofounded the National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. (NSE) in 1994 as part of India’s efforts to open up its economy to global capital and was its Managing Director & CEO till 2013.

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Mrs. Ramni Nirula
Independent Director

Mrs. Ramni Nirula holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Delhi University. Beginning her career with the ICICI in 1976 in the project appraisal division, she rose to the position of the Managing Director & CEO of ICICI Securities Ltd. and also headed the Corporate Banking Group of ICICI Bank. Possessing a rich experience of more than three decades in the financial sector, she has held various leadership positions in areas of Project Financing, Strategy, Planning and Resources and Corporate Banking.

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Mr. Pravin K. Laheri
Independent Director

Mr. Pravin K. Laheri (IAS, Retd., Gujarat cadre) is an alumnus of St. Xavier’s College and Government Law College, Mumbai. He joined the Indian Railways in 1967 and the Indian Administrative Services in 1969. He served the Government of Gujarat in various capacities including District Development Officer (Jamnagar), Collector (Banaskantha), Director - Cottage Industries, Joint Secretary (Education Department), Industries Commissioner, Principal Secretary to five Chief Ministers of Gujarat, Principal Secretary (Rural Development, Information etc.) and Chief Secretary. He has also served as Executive Director of the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), a Government of India Institution and Chairman and Managing Director of Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited.

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Dr. T.S. Balganesh
Independent Director

Dr. T.S. Balganesh holds PhD in Medical Microbiology from University of Calcutta; completed his post-doctoral research at Brookhaven National Lab, USA and Max Planck Institute, Germany. He has been awarded an honorary doctoral degree from the University of Uppsala, Sweden. He has more than 30 years’ experience in antibacterial drug discovery, including as Head of Research at Astra Zeneca’s antibacterial drug discovery unit in Bangalore. He also served as the Managing Director and member of the board of AstraZeneca India Pvt. Ltd.

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Members of Leadership Team

Mr. Mayank Singhal
Managing Director and CEO

Mr. Rajnish Sarna
Executive Director

Mr. RD Kapoor
Head - Agri Support & Alliances

Mr. Rajul Edoliya
President – Strategic & Business Development

Mr. Devendra Kumar Ray
Head (Manufacturing Strategy)

Mr. Samir Dhaga
CIO

Mr. Sankar Ramamurthy
CPO

Mr. Subhash Anand
CFO

Mr. Atul Kumar Gupta
Head Plant Operations

Mr. Raxit A. Gaur
Head Supply Chain

Mr. Prashant V. Potnis
Senior Vice President

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Top reasons to invest in PI:

Enjoys track record of stellar performance in terms of quantity, quality and on-time deliveries.

An important global partner with leading innovator agro chemical companies and MNCs

A rich pipeline of high quality crop protection products for farmers in the agrochemicals industry, crucial for India’s food security

Ethical, fair and driven by Trust, Adaptability, Speed and Innovation

Respects product patents, safety, health and environment