Board of Directors

Sri N Gopalaratnam
Sri S Narayan
Sri A L Somayaji
Sri V Sridar
Dr Nanditha Krishna
Sri Mohan Verghese Chunkath
Tmt. E. Sundaravalli
Sri Deepak Srivatsava
Sri K S Kasi Viswanathan
Sri V Pichai

Our Leadership

  • Sri N Gopalaratnam

    Chairman
  • Sri S Narayan

    IAS (Retd.), Independent Director
  • Sri A L Somayaji

    Independent Director
  • Sri V Sridar

    Independent Director
  • Dr Nanditha Krishna

    Independent Director
  • Sri Mohan Verghese Chunkath

    IAS (Retd.), Independent Director
  • Tmt. E. Sundaravalli

    IAS, Additional Director
  • Sri Deepak Srivatsava

    IFS, Nominee Director
  • Sri K S Kasi Viswanathan

    Managing Director
  • Sri V Pichai

    Deputy Managing Director & Secretary
  • Sri N Gopalaratnam

    Chairman

    Sri N Gopalaratnam, a Mechanical Engineer from the University of Madras, took over as Chairman of the Company in the year 2000. He had joined the Company as a Management Trainee in the year 1969.

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  • Sri S Narayan

    IAS (Retd.), Independent Director

    Dr S Narayan, IAS (Retd.) has to his credit nearly four decades (1965 to 2004) of public service in the State and Central Governments, in Development Administration. Lastly (2003-04), he was Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister and was responsible for implementation of economic policies of several Ministries.

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  • Sri A L Somayaji

    Independent Director

    After completion of Law in 1967 he enrolled with the Bar in 1968 and joined Aiyar & Dolia. With utter dedication, hard work and sincerity he created a niche for himself in the world of law which resulted in his being offered partnership in the firm.

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  • Sri V Sridar

    Independent Director

    Sri V Sridar is a Science Graduate and a Chartered Accountant with a brilliant academic record. He has to his credit more than three decades (1975 to 2007) of service in large public sector nationalised Banks.

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  • Dr Nanditha Krishna

    Independent Director

    She is an authority on Indology and an Environmental educationist. She is a writer on Indian Arts and Culture, Environmental History and Ecological Heritage of India and Cambodian Art. She has undertaken numerous Research Projects. She is a regular publisher of books and Editor of Eco News and Indian Journal of Environment Education.

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  • Sri Mohan Verghese Chunkath

    IAS (Retd.), Independent Director

    Sri Mohan Verghese Chunkanth holds a post-graduate degree in Zoology. He belongs to the 1978 batch of IAS Officers. As additional Chief Secretary, Mr Chunkath was heading the Tamil Nadu State Department of Environment and Forests since December 2012.

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  • Tmt. E. Sundaravalli

    IAS, Additional Director

    Tmt. E. Sundaravalli, IAS, currently the Managing Director of Tamilnadu Industrial Investment Corporation (TIIC), is nominated by TIIC on the Board of the Company. TIIC is a major shareholder in the Company, holding 14.27% of the Equity Share Capital of the Company.

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  • Sri Deepak Srivatsava

    IFS, Nominee Director

    Sri Deepak Srivatsava, M.Sc. (Botany), IFS, serves as Special Secretary (Forests) in the Environment and Forests Department of Government of Tamil Nadu. He is nominated to the Board of the Company by Environment and Forests Department of Government of Tamil Nadu.

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  • Sri K S Kasi Viswanathan

    Managing Director

    Sri K S Kasi Viswanathan is a Chemical Engineer (B Tech. from the Regional Engineering College, Tiruchi) and MMS from University of Madras. He has, to his credit, nearly 40 years of industrial experience, majority of which has been spent in ESVIN-SPB Group companies.

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  • Sri V Pichai

    Deputy Managing Director & Secretary

    He is a Chartered Accountant and a Company Secretary. His qualifications are B. Com., ACA, ACS and CAIIB. He has to his credit nearly 43 years of experience. After a short stint of 7 years in a nationalised Bank, he joined the Company in 1980.

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Composition of Committees

Audit Committee
Sri V Sridar (Chairman)
Dr S Narayan
Sri Mohan Verghese Chunkath
Sri A L Somayaji
Sri N Gopalaratnam
Nomination cum Remuneration Committee
Sri V Sridar (Chairman)
Dr S Narayan
Sri A L Somayaji
Stakeholders Relationship Committee
Sri V Sridar (Chairman)
Sri N Gopalaratnam
Sri V Pichai
CSR Committee
Sri N Gopalaratnam (Chairman)
Sri V Sridhar
Sri K S Kasi Viswanathan
Sri V Pichai
Project Committee
Sri N Gopalaratnam (Chairman)
Sri V Sridhar
Sri K S Kasi Viswanathan
Sri V Pichai