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The Board of Directors at Keva comprises of distinguished individuals who bring together distinguished experience and unparalleled knowledge. Coupled with Keva extraordinary vision and mission, the Board of Directors enable Keva to make a mark for itself in the field of fragrances, flavours and aromatic ingredients.
Meet our Board of Directors
  • Ramesh Vinayak Vaze

    Ramesh Vinayak Vaze is the Managing Director of our Company. He holds a degree of Bachelor's in Science from University of Mumbai. He has a total experience of more than 40 years with the Company. He is a trustee of the Kelkar Education Trust. He was appointed Managing Director of the Company in August 2010.

  • Prabha Ramesh Vaze

    Prabha Ramesh Vaze is a Non-Executive Director of our Company. She holds a degree of Bachelor's in Science from University of Mumbai and has more than 35 years of experience in the Company.

  • Kedar Ramesh Vaze

    Kedar Ramesh Vaze is a whole time Director and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of our company. He holds a degree of Master's in Science in Organic Chemistry from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. He has a total experience of more than 19 years with our Company. He has been a Director on our Board since 2010.

  • Amit Dixit

    Amit Dixit is a Nominee Director of our Company. He holds a degree of Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School, Master of Science from the Leland Stanford Junior University (Stanford University) and Bachelor of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB). He was awarded the 'Director's Silver Medal' for graduating at the top of his program at IITB in the year 1995. He has a total experience of 15 years. He is a Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Private Equity of Blackstone Advisors India Private Limited based in Mumbai. He has been a Director on our Board since 2012.

  • Amit Dalmia

    Amit Dalmia is a Nominee Director of our Company. He holds a degree of Bachelor's in Commerce (Hons.) from St. Xavier's' College, University of Calcutta. He is a qualified chartered accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India where he obtained first rank. He is also a qualified Cost Accountant from the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India and a Company Secretary registered with the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He is an Executive Director in the Private Equity Group of Blackstone Advisors India Private Limited based in Mumbai. He is primarily involved in monitoring the performance and development of Blackstone portfolio companies in India. He has been a Director on our Board since 2012.

  • Nitin Ram Potdar

    Nitin Ram Potdar is an Independent Director of our Company. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Laws from the University of Mumbai and is a Bachelor of Arts from University of Mumbai. He is a Partner at the law firm JSA, Advocates & Solicitors, Mumbai since 2005 where he handles mainly foreign collaboration, joint venture, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate advisory work for domestic and international clients. He has been a Director on our Board since 2014.

  • Alpana Parida Shah

    Alpana Parida Shah is an Independent Director of our Company. She holds Bachelor's degree in Economics from St. Stephen's College, University of Delhi and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. She is currently the President of DY Works, a branding firm headquartered in Mumbai with offices in Delhi and Bengaluru. Prior to joining DY Works, she was the Head - Marketing and Merchandising at Titan Industries (Tanishq). She has been a Director on our Board since 2014.

  • Dalip Sehgal

    Dalip Sehgal is an Independent Director of our Company. He holds a degree of Bachelor's in Arts from the University of Delhi and Master's of Business Administration from University of Delhi. In the past, he has been associated with Hindustan Unilever Limited for 25 years. His past experience also includes Godrej Hershey Limited as Managing Director and Managing Director of Godrej Consumer Products Limited. He has been a Director on our Board since 2014.

  • Jairaj Manohar Purandare

    Jairaj Manohar Purandare is an Independent Director of our Company. He holds Bachelor's degree in Science from University of Mumbai and is a qualified chartered accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has been the founding director of JMP Advisors since 2012. Prior to JMP Advisors, he was associated with Price water House Coopers in various capacities including that of executive director-in-charge. While at Price water House Coopers, he was Country Head – Markets and Industries. In the past, he has been the Chairman of Ernst & Young and Head of tax practice for Arthur Anderson in India. He was appointed on our Board on February 19, 2015.

  • Sangeeta Kapiljit Singh

    Sangeeta Kapiljit Singh is an Independent Director of our Company. She holds a Master's degree in Arts, Behavioural Psychology (Hons.) from the University of Mumbai. She has been an Executive Director at KPMG, India heading the HR function. She was appointed on our Board on February 19, 2015.