c Bharat Gears Ltd. :: Corporate :: Management :: Board of Directors ::
The Board of Directors of Bharat Gears Ltd. comprises of Chairman and Managing Director and one Joint Managing Director, who are Promoter Directors. The Board also comprises of five Non-Executive Independent Directors.
Details of Directors
Mr. Surinder P Kanwar is the Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Gears Limited. A commerce graduate from Delhi University, Mr. S P Kanwar is immensely experienced & has in-depth knowledge of the core business of the company i.e. Automotive Gears. He has wholesome exposure on all aspects of business of the company and is engaged in supervision and conduct of business of the Company, along with a team of senior management personnel, who assist him in carrying out his activities, subject to the overall supervision & control of the Board. He has been associated with Late Dr. Raunaq Singh Group since 1975. he has also worked at various managerial positions in various Raunaq Group Companies viz. BST Manufacturing Limited (Bharat Steel Tubes Limited), Raunaq International Limited, Raunaq and Company Pvt. Ltd., to name a few. Mr. S P Kanwar is on the board of Bharat Gears Limited Company since 29th September 1982. He is the Chairman and Managing Director of the Company since 29th October 2002.
Mr. Sameer Kanwar, a young and energetic person, is a third generation Entrepreneur. As Executive Director-Strategic Planning of Bharat Gears Ltd, he has spearheaded the Business Operations of the Faridabad plant of the Company. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Economics from York University , Canada . Subsequently, he received two years training in the areas of Planning, Finance and Control at ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Germany , the world's largest maker of drivelines and chassis for automobiles. He has overall experience and exposure in Marketing, Purchase and Management. He believes that creation of a successful organization needs nurturing of people and developing a climate that recognizes performance and leadership. The Board of Directors in its meeting held on May 28, 2008 have appointed Mr. Sameer Kanwar as Joint Managing Director of the Company.
Mr. Virender Kumar Pargal born on 05/02/1933, is a non-executive director of the Company since 24/01/2002 . Mr. Pargal is a qualified Chartered Engineer from England . He is presently also managing a consultancy company specializing in business Strategies & Structures and he holds the directorship in Pargal Consultants Pvt. Ltd. Apart from being the member of Remuneration Committee of Bharat Gears Ltd, he is also the Member of Audit Committee of Bharat Gears Ltd.
Mr. Wolfgang Rudolf Schilha born on 14/03/1951, is a Director on the Board of the Company since 26.02.1986. Mr. Schilha, in Tettnang, Germany is graduate of Business Administration. He retired from ZF Germany as the "Executive Vice President, International Strategic Projects of the Commercial Vehicle division of ZF, after having managed Truck and Bus Transmission Sales, ZF Corporate Worldwide Service Network and up to June 2013 the strategic business unit Bus Driveline Technology at ZF." He was also the Chairman of ZF Drivetech (Suzhou) Ltd. in Suzhou, PR China, ZF Beiben Drivetech Company Ltd. Chongqing PRC and Chairman of the Supervisory board at ZF Hungaria Kft. in Eger, Hungary. He is immensely experienced and has international exposure on various facets of Auto Industry as a whole including Gear Technology. He is having expertise in the area of sales, marketing and service.
Mr. N. V. Srinivasan born on April 04, 1944 Graduated in Mechanical Engineering. He has done MS in lndustrial Engineering from University of lllinois and he is an MBA from Graduate School of Business of the University of Pittsburgh in USA. He has rich experience of 46 years. He is also the Non-Executive Director in Raunaq EPC International Limited ("the Company within the Group").
Mr.Rakesh Chopra, born on October 17, 1950, is qualified Chartered Accountant (England & Wales) and an MBA from Cranfield University, U.K. He has spearheaded various industry groups at top management levels including Escorts till September 2006. He has rich experience of around 30 years. He is director in G.P.R. Enterprises Pvt Ltd, Kempty Cottages Pvt Limited and Gaurav Farms Pvt Limited. He is also director of Fairfield Atlas Limited. He is member of the Investors` grievance committee of the Bharat Gears Ltd.
Ms. Hiroo Suresh Advani born on 04/06/1946, has been associated with the Company as Non-Executive Independent Director w.e.f. January 30, 2014. She has over 43 years work experience in the field of Trade Finance, Project Finance, Corporate Banking, Technology Upgradation Programme (TUF) etc. in the organizations viz. Reserve Bank of India, Industrial development Bank of India, Export Import Bank of India etc. She has also served as Nodal officer of EXIM Bank for CDR Cell and represented EXIM Bank for TUF meetings Min. of textiles, GOI. She worked as Chief General Manager with EXIM Bank till 2005 and subsequently upon retirement, she served as Adviser in EXIM Bank till March 2009.

She is a Post Graduate in Arts and CAIIB from Indian Institute of Bankers.