Mr. Deepak Khaitan
Chairman, McNally Bharat Engineering Co Ltd.
Mr. Deepak Khaitan is the eldest son of Mr. B.M. Khaitan and a renowned industrialist. Mr. Khaitan’s company Eveready Industries India Limited is one of the most renowned and enduring FMCG companies with the operations entrenched in the country for over 100 years. He has in-depth exposure to and over 30 years of experience in steering diverse business enterprises in India and has gained considerable experience and expertise in management of Tea, Batteries and Engineering Industries.
Mr. Khaitan is the Executive Chairman of McNally Bharat Engineering Co. Ltd and Non-Executive Vice-Chairman of Eveready Industries India Limited, Chairman of McNally Sayaji Engineering Limited and a Director of the Williamson Magor Group of Companies along with Directorship in many other companies. Mr. Deepak Khaitan secured First class in B.Com (Hons.) from St. Xaviers College and thereafter moved to Geneva to complete his MBA.
Mr. P. K. Chandra
Whole Time Director & COO,
McNally Bharat Engineering Co Ltd.
Mr. Chandra is a Mechanical Engineer, a Cost Accountant and has done his Post-graduation in Marketing Management. He has a brilliant academic record to his credit. He was 1977 batch all-branch topper in engineering from Bengal Engineering College, Shibpore. Later he secured All India First Rank in ICWA final examination in 1984.
He has approximately 30 years of experience in various Multi-National and professionally managed Companies located at Kolkata, Mumbai and Jakarta (Indonesia) in the field of Design & Engineering, Manufacturing, Project Management, Operations Management and Corporate Planning.
He has been associated with various Institutes like the Institute of Cost & Works Accountants - India and the Mumbai University Master of Management Science Programme as a part-time Faculty Member on Finance Management, Management Accounting, Operations Management, Project Management etc. He has also acted as a UNDP Consultant at Dhaka for conducting a training programme at Institute of Cost & Management Accountants Bangladesh for management subjects, including Project Cost Control.
Mr. P. K. Ghosh Wholetime Director & Group CFO
Prabir Ghosh, 49 years, is a qualified Chartered Accountant (trained in Price Waterhouse) with over 25 years of experience in the areas of Financial Policies and Systems, Corporate Finance, Treasury Management, Manufacturing Accounting, International Finance including GDR, ECB & Suppliers credit, Taxation, Commercial Function including export, import, purchase, exim matters, handling and leading techno-commercial team for large projects, information system development, General Management, Industrial relations and Corporate Strategy. Till 1998 he was Sr Vice-President (Treasury), heading financial & commercial functions of India Foils Limited. Between 1999-2001 he served as President in IFB Agro Industries Ltd., having businesses in distillery, Liquor, marine processing and export. Since November 2001 he is working as Chief Financial Officer in MBE. He has played a crucial role in re-engineering process and repositioning of the Company to its current form .
He is serving as an active member in different committees and sub-committees (both in Eastern India and at national level) of CII, Bengal Chamber, and Indian Chamber. Mr. Ghosh also is a visiting guest faculty of Globsyn Business School.
Mr. Subir Chaki
Whole Time Director, McNally Sayaji Engineering Ltd.
Mr Chaki completed his schooling from St. Xavier’s Collegiate School, Kolkata securing merit (top 100) in the Board Examinations and 7th rank in the Engineering Joint Entrance Examinations. He completed his Mechanical Engineering in 1983 from IIT Kharagpur ranking 3rd in the batch. Mr. Chaki is also a Cost Accountantsecuring All India19th Rank in ICWA final examination in 1985. He completed his Management degree from IIM Kolkata in 1988 ranking 3rd in the batch.
He is also a Chevenning Scholar under the aegis of British Government and has completed a programme on Leadership of Change at the Leeds University in 1995.
Mr Chaki has 25 years of experience in Eveready before joining this company. He has worked in various positions and handled responsibilities of manufacturing, international sourcing, design and development and exports. Besides, he has independently handled various businesses of the company.
He is a member of several institutes like the ICWA. He has served as the Vice Chairman of CII West Bengal Council and has been advising several Engineering colleges in West Bengal.
MD, MBE Coal & Mineral Technologies GmbH
Jochen Schwerdtfeger was born in 1953. He got his Master Degree in Mining Engineering at Clausthal Mining University in 1980. In March 1980, he was employed by KHD Humboldt Wedag, Germany as a Process Engineer with main activities in commissioning coal washing plants. In 1983/84 he headed the installation and commissioning of a six million ton/ year coal processing plant in China. In 1985 Schwerdtfeger took over the global sales responsibility for coal preparation plants. He became Sales Director for the entire Coal and Minerals business of Humboldt Wedag in 1989, while simultaneously heading the sales for Asia region. In 1994 he became Managing Director for the entire Coal and Minerals business of Humboldt Wedag, which position he maintained after the acquisition of the Coal and Minerals business by MBE in the middle of 2009, afterwards the company is renamed as MBE Coal & Mineral Technologies GmbH.
CEO & Director, McNally Humboldt Wedag Minerals India Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Mustafi after his graduation in Science from Calcutta University completed his 5 years Mechanical Engineering from the prestigious Indian Railways Institute of Mech.& Elect Engineering with distinction.
He has an experience of more than 30 years in Marketing & Sales, Business Development, Manufacturing, Project Management & Execution, Operation Management & Corporate Planning having served in Government, Multi National & professionally managed companies in different locations.
Widely experienced in coal & mineral beneficiation technology & having set up in India a number of coal Washeries with different processes for both Public & Private Sectors, he is a well acknowledged figure in this field.
He is a member of the Coal Preparation Society of America & a Life Member of the Coal Preparation Society of India and an active participant in the International Coal Preparation Congresses besides having chaired & presented a number of technical papers on mineral beneficiation in different seminars in India & abroad.
Mr. Johannes Kottmann
MD, MBE Minerals SA (Pty) Ltd
Mr. Johannes Kottmann holds a diploma “Certified Industrial Officer” (Industriekaufmann) obtained in Germany (1983) as well as a B-Com Degree in Industrial Management from the Business School of Economics in Cologne, Germany (1986)
He has worked for several subsidiaries in the KHD Group since 1980 in Germany, France, Dubai, Switzerland and South Africa in coal & minerals processing, cement and aluminium industries and has gained over 30 years of international experience in commercial, contract and project management as well as project finance.
He has served in various capacities over the last 23 years in South Africa of which 15 years in General Management as Managing Director and has secured and / or executed major industrial projects in South Africa in coal, iron ore, cement and aluminium.
He has also served as non-executive director on the board of Deutz Diesel Power, a DEUTZ / Hudaco Industries joint venture company for industrial diesel engines in South Africa.
Mr. Sujoy Banerjee
President - Group Human Resources and Organizational Development
Sujoy completed his schooling from Don Bosco Park Circus in 1984 and then went on to do his Graduation in Political Science from Jadavpur University in 1987. Between 1988-1990 he went to Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi where he completed his PGDPM & IR.
He was the NIPM Silver Medallist of his Batch of 1990. Sujoy started his career at Jamshedpur with Tata Motors (erstwhile Telco) and then over the last 21 years he has worked in various capacities in Dunlop, ICI India Ltd., Philips India Limited, BOC India Limited,Organon India Limited. He has been part of the Williamson Magor Group since 2003 and his last assignment was with Eveready Industries India Limited as Vice President - Human Resources.
He has worked on various challenging assignments across the entire band-width of human resource processes - industrial relations, organizational development, organizational re-structuring, performance management, talent development & management, employee engagement etc. He has actively served on various committees of professional bodies like CII (ER) - Sub-committe on TQM & HRD, Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industry and for the last 3 years has been serving as the President of National HRD Network, Kolkata Chapter.
Sujoy has also been actively involved in developing young professionals through his association with various Business Schools in Kolkata and had been actively involved with ICFAI Business School, Kolkata till recently.