Our Management (Promoters/Team)




Mr. PRATEEK GUPTA -
Nominee Director

 


Mr Prateek Gupta is the third generation promoter of the group and has been instrumental in shaping the growth of the group. He is the recipient of one of Asia's top 50 most promising leader in 2012-13 by WCRC. He is Dynamic, young & deeply involved in growth plans of the business and served as the Co-chairman of Bombay Chambers of Commerce & Industry's Energy Conservation Committee. However, this acumen does not come on a platter. Despite being a third generation businessman of the group, he began in the company right on the ground in 1996 as a trainee, moving positions, doing everything that was required and more while learning the business bottoms-up. Mr Prateek Gupta has been involved with wind power business since its inception Mr. Prateek is thus the perfect embodiment of the new Indian entrepreneurial spirit that in the past asked why, but today asks 'why not'? No goal is too far, no task unachievable for the new, young Indian businessman.



Mr. ARVIND PRASAD -
Managing Director UPHPL & UIL

 


Mr Arvind Prasad , an IIT Madras graduate has over 30 years of experience in different domains in the industry –Sales, Power & Marketing Business & Development. After his B.Tech in Electrical Engineering (Power) from the prestigious IIT Madras in 1983, he worked for six years as deputy manager with HVOC in Delhi and Kanpur. For the next 13 years he climbed the corporate ladder at Thermax Limited from service manager, to area manager to senior manager of Sales and Marketing in four different locations across the country. At Thermax he wore multiple hats - serving as a strategic business unit (SBU) head of a Rs 350 million business controlling its new business development, heading product marketing groups for all standard engineering products, leading a team of professional engineers and overseeing sales and service support. With Vestas India in Chennai he served as the Director of Sales and Marketing for six years where he achieved a turnover of Rs.18 billion for 2008-09 while maintaining a 'YOY' above industry business growth rate. As VP – Business Development and Marketing for ACME Telepower Ltd. in Gurgaon, he signed MOUs for 800 MW with various solar power developers and created their project pipeline for 25MW This IITian thus brings not only years to the Ushdev Group, but also his invaluable experience across different sectors of the power industry, especially the renewable form – Biomass, Wind and Solar. Combined with his analytical mind, interpersonal and communication skills, effective business communication, partnership development, team building and mentoring, he is the perfect man to juggle the multiple functionalities that Ushdev group's Power business needs in its MD.



Mr. SANJAY RANDAR -
MD GVFL & Nominee Director, UPHPL

 

Mr. Sanjay Randhar is the new Managing Director of GVFL. He brings on board thirty years of experience in private equity and banking. His last assignment was in India Venture Advisors Pvt Ltd.He has experience of entire cycle of investment including conceptualization, fund raising, investment, monitoring, value addition and divestment. He has acumen for evaluating diverse business models. Mr. Randhar has Board level experience and has provided strategic inputs and value addition to several investee companies as a nominee Director. Mr. Randhar is a B.E(Mechanical) from IIT Roorkee, DFM and also CAIIB from Institute of Bankers.