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Name Profile
Ramani Kasi
(President)
Qualifications:
BE (Mechanical), Master in Marketing Management.
Industrial Experience:
34 Years
Previous Companies:
Larsen & Toubro, SKF Bearings
Raychem RPG Experience
Joined the company in July 1989. Prior to taking over as President of the Company in May 2009, he was heading Operations and International Business and played a pivot role in making the International business grow several times over.

Under Ramani’s leadership, Raychem RPG has grown significantly with new business developments & business verticals, technological tie- ups and setting up business excellence standards across the company.
Pratima Salunke
(Head - HR)
Qualifications:
Masters in Computer Management, PGCHRM – XLRI, Diploma in OD
Industrial Experience:
19 Years
Previous Companies:
Accenture, Tech Mahindra Ltd, Fujitsu Ltd., RPG Group
Raychem RPG Experience
Joined the company in April 2016, Pratima is a passionate HR professional who has taken up this challenging responsibility as Head HR for all business verticals of Raychem RPG. Whilst adding true value to HR profession, she is keen to lead her team to be a ‘good business partner’ in managing people capital.

Pratima has worked with RPG Group and, prior to her joining Raychem RPG, was heading Talent Management across group companies. Her rich and diverse experience will add value to the company.

Pratima is the first lady on Raychem RPG Management Board.
Deepak Harlalka
(Head - Finance & IT)
Qualifications:
B. Com., Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (CA)
Industrial Experience:
24 Years
Previous Companies:
Indo Gulf Corporation, Sterlite Industries, Larsen & Toubro Ltd., Indo Rama Group
Raychem RPG Experience
Joined the Company in 2007 as Chief Finance Officer (CFO), streamlined accounting processes and procedures and put in place a capable and committed team spread over all our offices and plants.

In addition to these responsibilities, from April 2016, Deepak heads Information Technology and will continue the journey of bringing smart IT solutions for better efficiency.
Sirish Bhargava
(Head - Corp.Operations)
Qualifications:
BE
Industrial Experience:
30 Years
Previous Companies:
Greaves Ltd., ISMT Ltd., Force Motors
Raychem RPG Experience
Joined the Company in 2008 as Head – Corporate Operations, responsible for formulating strategies, processes at Raychem RPG’s plants at Vasai, Chakan and Halol, as well as, setting up new facilities for new businesses | added capacity.
Shipra Sinha
(Head - Business Dev. & Strategy)
Qualifications:
B.Tech (Electrical Enginnering) – IIT Kharagpur, PGDM – IIM Calcutta
Industrial Experience:
8 Years
Previous Companies:
The Boston Consulting Group, RPG Enterprises
Raychem RPG Experience
Joined the company in April 2016 as Head – Business Development & Strategy. Shipra has rich experience in Management Strategy. During her tenure with RPG Enterprises, she drove the initiative for redrafting the RPG Group vision. She also played a key role in defining Ceat Ltd. 2021 Strategy.

Shipra is the second lady on Raychem RPG Management Board!
Amit Bhatia
(Head - Energy Products Division)
Qualifications:
B. E. (Electricals)
Industrial Experience:
29 Years
Previous Companies:
Mahindra Engineering and Chemical Products Ltd. (MECP)
Raychem RPG Experience
Joined the Company in 2000 as Regional Manager – North for EPD. Since 2004, he is SBU Head – EPD that encompasses Power Cable Accessories, Raysulate – Insulation Enhancement Systems, Connectors & Fittings, Insulation and Protection, Personal Protective Equipment & Services.
P. S. Sankara Raman
(Head - International Business)
Qualifications:
BSc Chem., PGD in Plastics Technology, DBM, SMP – IIMC.
Industrial Experience:
28 Years
Previous Companies:
VIP Industries Ltd.
Raychem RPG Experience
Joined the Company in 1993 at Vasai Plant, Sankara handled various functions of operations. He headed ‘Project Vijay’ for transfer of TE manufacturing operations from Ireland & Saudi to India. He was Project Manager for acquisition of TE Connectivity - Raychem Energy business in India and was the Business Head of Global Manufacturing Division (GMD).

April 2016 onwards, Sankara has taken over as Head – IBD. IBD has two segments of business – GMD, a facility set up for manufacturing moulded products for TE Germany and EBU (Engineering Business Unit) that caters to custom designed engineering products for overseas market.
Neeraj Chamoli
(Head – Oil & Gas)
Qualifications:
BE Mechanical - PGD in Intl. Trade, Mktg. & Sales Mgmt.
Industrial Experience:
25 Years
Previous Companies:
Tyco Flow Control, Jindal Saw Ltd.
Raychem RPG Experience
Joined the Company in 2005 as Head, Pipeline Division - Oil & Gas Business Unit. In 2013, he took over the reins of Oil & Gas Business Unit that offers solutions for Flow Metering and Corrosion Protection Products & Services.
Ratish Jha
(Head - Transformers)
Qualifications:
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
MDP - Leadership Development (IIM Ahmedabad),
PG Diploma in Social Science (TISS),
Strategic Human Resource Management
(Univ. of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business)
Industrial Experience:
19 Years
Previous Companies:
Britt World Wide India, JSW Steel Ltd, Essel Propack, RPG Life Science, RPG Cables
Raychem RPG Experience
Joined the company in 2012 as Head - HR, Ratish is a perfect blend of functional expertise and business intelligence. His managerial style is contemporary with exceptional team mobilization capability. He has been a custodian of many change initiatives at RPG Group and has added true value to HR as a profession and business partner.

After heading HR for 5 years bringing new energy to the function and transforming its image to ‘very people-centric’, in April 2016 Ratish he took up the challenging business role as Head of Transformer Business Unit.
Nitin Sharma
( Head - Solar & EMS )
Qualifications:
BE (Electrical & Electronics), NIT Surathkal; MBA (PGPX), IIM Ahmedabad
Industrial Experience:
17 Years
Previous Companies:
Infosys
Raychem RPG Experience
Joined Raychem RPG in 2010 as Head of Business Development and Corporate Strategy providing solutions for business problems and transforming stakeholder engagement processes. He is also headed the Information Technology (IT) for a few years bringing contemporary smart solutions.

In April 2016, Nitin has moved from his current role to a new role as Head of Solar & EMC, Raychem RPG new and exciting business vertical of significant potential in this space for business growth.
Deepak Kumar
( Head - Americas )
Qualifications:
B. Tech., MBA
Industrial Experience:
26 Years
Previous Companies:
Fenner India, SRF Nippon Senso, SRF, Varroc Engineering
Raychem RPG Experience
Joined the Company in 2009 as Head – IBD. The division has two segments of business – EOU (Export Oriented Unit and EBU (Engineering Business Unit) that caters to custom designed engineering products for overseas market.

After a successful stint at Head of IBD, since April 2016, Deepak took up the challenging role as Head – Americas. He has moved to Raychem RPG’s new branch office in USA. His thrust will be on creating a large partner network and strong business development activities for company’s branded range of products.
Dr. Samsul Ekram
( Head – Raychem Innovation Centre )
Qualifications:
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Electrical Engineering
Completed 1 Year Post-doctoral fellowship in Mechatronics Engineering, NCKU, Taiwan
Master’s in Electrical Engineering
Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering
Industrial Experience:
14 Years + 7 years of Academic experience during ME & PhD Courses
Previous Companies:
Crompton Greaves
Hitachi Hi-Rel Power Electronics
Raychem RPG Experience
Joined the company in October 2016 as VP & Head, Raychem Innovation Centre (RIC).

Dr. Ekram has published over 25 Technical Papers in National & International Journals & Conferences. He has also filed over 20 patents.

His strength lies in leading his empowered team to be competent with sound domain knowledge and making RIC the Best in Class for Resources, Infrastructure, Systems & Processes.