Mr. Braj Binani is the chairman of Binani Industries Limited.Under his visionary leadership, the company aggressively began to explore new horizons and grow very rapidly.He has been instrumental in the diversification initiative of the Braj Binani Group into Cement, Glass Fibre, EPC and Ready Mix Concrete products. His rich entrepreneurial skills and business acumen coupled with many years of industrial experience have led to the growth and expansion of the Braj Binani group in India and abroad.
Mr. Binani is an Honours graduate in Commerce.
Ms. Nidhi Binani Singhania is a promoter non-executive director. She was appointed as additional director of the company by the board of directors in April 2009. She also serves on the boards of Binani Cement Limited and Binani
Nidhi holds a B.A with specialization in Economics from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. During her graduation period she submitted reports on issues relating to labour migration within India and various steps taken by Government and NGO’s to improve the condition of migrant workers, quota removal on imports of textiles, a market research study on the popularity and knowledge relating to mediclaim policies. Her interests also include investment banking where she has attended workshops on the stock market that covered important aspects such as capital market, mutual funds, IPO’s , derivatives and index futures etc.
Ms. Shradha Binani aged 25 years holds a Bachelors Degree in Science and International Politics from the City University, London. She joined the Board in the year 2012 as Non Executive Promoter Director. During her studies, she undertaken keen interest in international marketing. Ms. Binani has been associated with the rebuild of furnace and expansion of capacity in Glassfibre business of the Group.
Mr. Rahul Asthana aged 60 years, a B. Tech from IIT, Kanpur and Masters in Business Administration from University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. Mr. Asthana brings with him reach experience of over 35 years in administration of public enterprises and worked in various departments of the Government of Maharashtra and had been Chairman of Mumbai Port Trust. He had been involved in the implementation of large infrastructural projects. He was earlier Director of our Company before his appointment in various Government Organisations. He retired as the Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA before joining the Board of the Company. Mr. Rahul Asthana has been on the Board of the Company since 6th April, 2013 .
Mr. Asthana is on the Board of City & Industrial Corp.Ltd., Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation Mumbai, Metro Rail One Limited.
Mr. S. Sridhar aged 62 years, holds degree from IIT, Delhi and did his Masters from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai. He is a banker with more than 38 years experience in Commercial and Development banking of which 10 years has been at CEO /Board level. He had been the Chairman and Managing Director of Central bank of India until May 2011 and also of National Housing Bank. He is widely acknowledged to be an innovative, market oriented banker and strategic thinker providing transformational leadership to the organizations he has worked. Mr. Sridhar has been a pioneer in championing the concept of affordable housing in India and contributed significantly to public policy formulation.
Mr. S. Sridhar is a Director on the Board of Directors of Strides Arcolab Limited, Ferro Alloys Corporation Limited, Development Credit Bank Limited, Sewa Grih Rin Private Limited, J.P. Morgan Mutual Fund India Private Limited, Incube Trustee Company Private Limited and Binani Cement Limited.
Dr. (Mrs.) Sangeeta Pandit aged 56, is a Chartered Accountant. She was a partner in P.D. Kunte & Co. and her work included audit, consultancy and representing clients at the Income Tax office and as counsel before the Commissioner of Income Tax and Income Tax Tribunal.
She is now in academics and obtained her PhD in Management. She is Head of Finance at Sydenham Institute of Management. She is visiting faculty in management institutes of repute in Mumbai like Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies and Xavier’s Institute of Management Research and in US like University of Wisconsin and California State University. She was part of the start-up team of Unitedworld School of Management and BSE Management program. She does consultancy in business strategy and involved in corporate training.
She is actively involved with BSE Brokers’ Forum, Confederation of Indian Industries-IWN and Bombay Chartered Accountants’ Society; written articles in various academic journals and authored 2 books published by BCAS.
She is also actively engaged in cancer patient counseling and financial inclusion activities.