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Board of Directors

Smt. V.L. Indira Dutt

Dr. V.L. Indira Dutt Chairperson & Managing Director

Dr. V. L. Indira Dutt, has a B.A (Economics) from Madras University and serves as Chairperson & Managing Director of the Company.

She has over 25 years of experience and has ably supported the late Executive Chairman in the strategic planning & direction of the operations of the company and has significantly contributed towards the growth and operations of the Cement Plants at Macherla and Muktyala.

Presently, she serves as Chairperson of Fives Cail – KCP Limited, KCP Vietnam Industries Limited, V. Ramakrishna Sons Private Limited and Velagapudi Foundation.

She is the President of the World Telugu Federation (WTF) and Chairperson of Andhra Chamber of Commerce.

Dr. V.L. Indira Dutt is the Chairperson of the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee, member of Investment Committee Remuneration Committee, Finance Committee, Risk Management Committee and Stakeholders Relationship Committee of the Company.

Smt. Kavitha Dutt

Smt. V. Kavitha DuttJoint Managing Director

Smt. V Kavitha Dutt is the Joint Managing Director of the company. She is a graduate in Business Management (BS) with specialization in International Business from Cedar Crest College, Allentown, Pennsylvania. She also holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Human Resources from New York University (NYU), New York.

She has over 16 years’ experience and has significantly contributed at all levels of management, including in particular overseeing new projects, financial and human resources management, besides steering budgetary policies and review procedures for effective monitoring and follow up.

Presently she serves as Director on the Boards of DCM Shriram Industries Limited, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited, ABI Showatech (India) Limited, Bharat Biotech Limited, Centum Electronics Limited, V Ramakrishna Sons Private Limited, KCP Vietnam Industries Limited, Velagapudi Foundation and Chennai Willington Corporation Foundation.

She is a Member of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO). She was the President of FICCI Ladies Organization (FLO). She is the Vice Chairman of SCWEC, India, the President of Madras Management Association (MMA) and also the Vice President of World Telugu Federation (WTF).

Smt. V. Kavitha Dutt is the Chairperson of the Risk Management Committee and member of the Audit Committee, Corporate Social Responsibility Committee, Stakeholders Relationship Committee, Investment committee, Finance Committee and Innovation and Best Practices Committees of the Company.

Independent Directors

Sri. V.H. Ramakrishnan

Sri. V.H. Ramakrishnan Independent Director

Sri. V.H. Ramakrishnan is a Chartered Accountant and a Cost Accountant. He has extensive banking experience for more than 35 years in both Domestic and International Banking.

He retired as a General Manager of Bank of India.

Post retirement he served as a Director of Andhra Bank, Hindustan Photo Films Manufacturing Company Limited, Canara Bank Securities Ltd and Canara Rebacco Asset Management company Limited.

He currently serves as Director on the Boards of Sagar Cements Limited and Sagar Cements (R) Limited.

Sri. V.H. Ramakrishnan is the Chairman of Nomination and Remuneration Committee, member of Audit Committee, Investment Committee, Innovation and Best Practices Committee and Stakeholders relationship committee of the Company.

Sri. Vijay Sankar

Sri. Vijay Sankar Independent Director

Sri. Vijay Sankar who holds a Masters in Business Administration from the J L Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, USA, is also a qualified Chartered Accountant. Sri. Vijay earned his Bachelor of Commerce degree from Loyola College in Chennai, India.

He is the Deputy Chairman of The Sanmar Group, responsible for the Group’s operational management. Apart from organic growth of the main businesses, he has been actively involved in Sanmar’s entry overseas in the Group’s core areas.

He is an Independent Director on the Board of The KCP Limited, Oriental Hotels Limited, Kaveri Retreats & Resorts Ltd. and Transport Corporation of India Limited. He serves as President of the Indian Chemical council and as Vice President of the Tamil Nadu Tennis Association.

He is the Honorary Consul General of Denmark in Chennai with jurisdiction over the States of Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Karnataka and the Union Territory of Puducherry. He had earlier served as the Honorary consul for Spain in Chennai for close to 10 years.

Vijay Sankar is a member of Audit Committee, Stakeholders Relationship Committee and member of Investment committee, Nomination and Remuneration Committee, Innovation and Best Practices Committee, Finance Committee, Risk Management Committee, Corporate Social Responsibility Committees of the company.

Sri. P.S. Kumar

Sri. P.S. Kumar Independent Director

Sri. P.S. Kumar, holds a Bachelor degree in commerce from University of Madras and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Mr. Kumar is a practicing Chartered Accountant and is the Managing Partner of Bangalore Office of M/s. Brahmayya & Co.

Sri Kumar served as President of Andhra Chamber of Commerce, Chennai and serving currently as a member of the Executive Committee. He is currently a Member of the Executive Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce (Indian Branch), New Delhi and Sub-Committee for Corporate Laws and Legal Affairs of FICCI, New Delhi.

He is also an Independent Director on the Board of Directors of Sri Sarvaraya Sugars Limited.

Sri Kumar serves as an Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee, Stakeholders Relationship Committee and Member of Investment committee, Nomination and Remuneration Committee, Innovation and Best Practices Committee, Finance committee, Risk Management committee, Corporate Social Responsibility Committees of the company.

Sri. M. Narasimhappa

Sri. M. Narasimhappa Independent Director

Sri. M. Narasimhappa holds a Masters Degree in Economics from Sri. Venkateswara University, Tirupathi.

He served in various capacities in the Indian Revenue Service (IRS) like Joint Commissioner, Additional Commissioner, Commissioner of Income Tax and retired as Chief Commissioner of Income Tax.

He has received awards for Excellence in Tax Administration from Management Association of Pune (2009) and Delhi Telugu Academy (2004).

He is the Chairman, Board of Directors of Eesavyasa Technologies (P) Limited and a Director of Eesavyasa Agrotech (P) Ltd, Amara Raja Power System Limited and Vijay Nirman (P) Limited.

Sri. M. Narasimhappa is the Chairman of Innovation and Best Practices Committee and Member of Audit Committee, Investment Committee, Nomination and Remuneration committee and Stakeholders relationship committees of the company.

Smt. Janaki Pillai

Smt. Janaki PillaiIndependent Director

Smt. Janaki Pillai is a B.A. (Hons) in Economics from Lady Shriram College, New Delhi.

She has Special Graduate Diploma in Development Law & Social Justice from the Institute of Social Studies, The Hague. She has Doctor of Philosophy (Phd) in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She has worked as lecturer in Department of sociology at Stella Marris College, Chennai.

She is currently the Director-Programmes, Ability Foundation and English Language Trainer, British Council, Chennai.

Non-Executive Non-Independent Directors

Sri. V. Chandrakumar Prasad

Sri. V. Chandrakumar PrasadNon-Executive Non-Independent Director

Sri. V. Chandrakumar Prasad, US National (NRI) is a B.S. (Chemistry) from Loyola College, Chennai and M.S. in Chemical Engineering (Major) and Economics, Finance and Industrial Psychology as other subjects from Steve’s Institute of Technology, New Jersey (USA). He has attended special courses in Low acid food canning (University of Maryland), Increase Productivity in Manufacturing (New Jersey Institute of Technology) and SAP for procurement / Engineering (Nestle University, USA).

He held several roles at BUITONI Foods (Head quartered in Italy), between 1969-1991 reporting directly to the CEO of the company as a production leader to Director of Procurement and played a key role in setting up of three green field food factories for BUITONI Foods in USA. On acquisition of Buttoni Foods by Nestle Switzerland, He joined Nestle (USA) as a Corporate Project Engineer and Procurement Manager. During the period 1992 - 2015, he has handled over 60 factories in US and across the globe as Global Project Leader.

Sri. V. Chandrakumar Prasad is a Director on the Board of Directors of Fives-Cail KCP Limited.

Dr. Subbarao Vallabhaneni

Dr. Subbarao VallabhaneniNon-Executive Non-Independent Director

Dr. Subbarao Vallabhaneni M.D F.A.C.S, US National (NRI) is a general surgeon by profession. He has received MBBS degree from Andhra University and Completed residency in General Surgery at St.Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Paterson, NJ, USA. He is a Board Certified General Surgeon and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

He was in private practice during the years 1977–2008 and has since retired now.

Sri Ravi Chituri

Sri Ravi ChituriNon-Executive Non-Independent Director

Sri. Ravi Chitturi has a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering from College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, Chennai and Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Alabama A & M University, Huntsville, AL, USA.

He has over 33 years experience in Automotive, Banking, IT and Capital Goods Manufacturing sector with expertise in Portfolio & Risk Management, Project Management, Manufacturing strategies and emerging technologies.

He was the Managing Director of KCP Technologies Limited. Earlier he was a Senior Technology Analyst with Republic New York Corporation, New York.

Currently he is on the Boards of KCP Technologies Limited, BGE Engineering India Private Limited and KCP Vietnam Industries Limited.

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