Mr. Rakesh Kapur is the Managing Director on the Board of IFFCO Kisan.
Presently, Mr. Kapur holds the position of Joint Managing Director in IFFCO and is responsible for planning, managing and monitoring all finance and accounts related functions of IFFCO. He has also been extensively involved with all the new Projects, Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Diversification initiatives of IFFCO from their stage of inception.
Mr. Rakesh Kapur is an ex-IRS Officer of 1978 Batch, who held the rank of Commissioner of Income Tax in his parent cadre before he was absorbed in IFFCO in October 2005. He was awarded the “Best Probationer’s Silver Medal” in the IRS Batch by the National Academy of Direct Taxes, Nagpur. He has wide experience in Finance, Management, Business Strategising, Accounts and Taxation. He held various senior assignments in the Government of India, which included Joint Secretary (Commercial), Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI); Director in the Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Department of Fertilizers; Additional Assessor & Collector, Municipal Corporation of Delhi apart from the postings in the Income Tax Department as Additional Commissioner of Income Tax, Deputy / Jt. Commissioner of Income Tax since 1978. He had also worked in Technical Services Department of the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (Marketing Division) during 1975-78.
Mr. Kapur has travelled widely and participated in various national and international Seminars and Conferences, and presented papers on different subjects.
Born on 26th September, 1954, Mr. Kapur holds B.Tech. Degree in Mechanical Engineering (First Class with Distinction) from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New Delhi and a Post-Graduation in Management.
Apart from IKSL, Mr. Kapur is also vested with the responsibility of Managing Director of IFFCO's subsidiary namely, IFFCO Kisan SEZ Ltd. (IKSEZ), Nellore.
Mr. Kapur is the Director on the Board of following Companies:
IFFCO-Tokio General Insurance Company Limited (ITGI),
IFFCO-Tokio Insurance Services Limited.
IFFCO Kisan Bazar & Logistics Limited.
IFFCO Chhattisgarh Power Limited.
CMDC ICPL Coal Limited.
National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Limited (NCDEX).
Asset Infra Development Limited.
Kisan International trading (KIT), Dubai.
Indo- Egyptian Fertiliser Co.,SAE
Oman India Fertiliser Co.,Oman
Chairman of Executive Committee of CMDC ICPL Coal Limited and also a Member on the Committees of following Companies:-Mr. Kapur is also a Chairman of IFFCO Employees Benevolent Trust and a Trustee of Cooperative Rural Development Trust (CORDET)
Mr. Kapur is a
IFFCO Tokio General Insurance Company Limited – Executive, Audit & Investment Committees.
IFFCO Tokio Insurance Services Limited – Executive Committee.
IFFCO Chhattisgarh Power Limited – Audit Committee.
IFFCO Kisan Bazar & Logistics Limited – Audit Committee
Mr. Sandeep Malhotra joined IFFCO Kisan on 13th January, 2015 as Chief Executive Officer. He is vested with the overall responsibility of IFFCO Kisan’s affairs.
He began his career with HCL and worked with Uptron, Siemens and ICICI Group before joining IFFCO Kisan.
Mr. Malhotra has more than 25 years’ experience out of which 16 years in financial sector. During his tenure at ICICI Bank, he worked as a Project Finance Officer, financing a number of projects in manufacturing, services and infrastructure sector. He interacted extensively with Government on the policy initiatives and regulatory aspects of various infrastructure sectors like power, telecom, rural roads and railways. His last position within the Bank was General Manager, Corporate Banking – Northern Region. He has worked extensively with both corporate and public sector clients and was involved in a number of financing transactions across Asia, Europe and North America.
He has handled product segments like project finance, corporate loans, banking products like CMS/Trade Finance, treasure products, investment banking products on debt and equity side, structured products, M&A advisory and Financing and Private Equity.
Born on 13th December, 1965, he has obtained Master’s degree in Management and Systems from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in the year 1994 and Bachelor's degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering from REC, Kurukshetra and he did his High School from Model School, Rohtak & MD University. He is a Gold Medalist from MD University.
Mr. Umesh Wahi holds the position of Vice President- Finance in IFFCO Kisan.
Mr. Wahi completed his graduation from the prestigious Sri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), Delhi University. After his graduation he completed his Chartered Accountancy (CA) in the year 1981 .
Mr. Wahi has experience in the Indian corporate sector over 35 years.Prior to IKSL,Mr. Wahi worked with Indian Farmers Fertilizers Cooperative Limited from 1982 to 2014 in various capacities of Finance & Accounts functions.Worked in Finance and Accounts department of National Thermal Power Cooperation Limited from 1980 to 1982 and in Minor Irrigation Tube wells Cooperation,Haryana from 1978 to 1980
Mr. S S Kukreja joined IFFCO KISAN on 1st January, 2015 as Chief Operating Officer. He is overall responsible to manage the affairs of Kisan Call Centre.
With total experience of nearly 40 years with IFFCO and its group of companies, Mr. Kukreja joined IFFCO in 1978 and worked in various capacities with major contribution to IT. In 2000, when IFFCO, as a part of its diversification plan, decided to enter Into insurance business and formed a new company called IFFCO TOKIO GENERAL INSURANCE CO.LTD (ITGI), he was deputed as Head IT.
In ITGI, Mr. Kukreja, Executive Vice President (IT), was responsible for the overall computerization plans starting from the scratch in the organization. During his tenure with ITGI, he was also associated for setting up rural operations of the company. He served ITGI for nearly 15 years.
Born on 8th November, 1954, he did his Graduation from Delhi University and Post Graduation from University of Rajasthan. He also holds Diploma in Systems Analysis & Data processing. He is Licentiate from the Insurance Institute of India.
Mr. Vikram Deshpande holds the position of National Head (Sales & Marketing) in IFFCO Kisan.
He has worked across Industries of IT,Office Automation;Consumer Durable, for 20 years, in Sales,Operations and Marketing functions,and last 15 years in Telecom industry. In Bharti Airtel he has handled responsibility of Business Head (P&L Head) for almost 7 years, handling complete Sales,Marketing and Operations of Technical and Customer service,for circles like Punjab,Haryana,MPCG ;Himachal Pradesh,Tamil Nadu and Kerala,for Mobility,DTH and Broadband business.
In his last role he was Heading the Sales and Marketing of Tamil Nadu and Kerala state as a VP-(Sales and Marketing) for Fixed Line and Broadband business and instrumental in driving business with rollout of state of the art Fiber to home technology and other new technologies .
During his career he has handled diverse geographies across India for as a Profit center head and was responsible for formulating and implementing substainable business business development model and strategic initiatives regarding development of robust distribution channel,both for rural and urban geographies.He has wide exposure on budgeting and planning and turning around business performance with process centric and highly effective.
He is an Electronics and Telecommunication Engg from Nagpur University (1993 Batch) and Master in Business administration (Marketing) from Pune University (1997 batch).
Dr. Ganesh Chandra Shrotriya is working as National Head (Value Added Services) with IFFCO Kisan , since January 2010. As National Head (VAS) he is responsible for Content Planning, Developing Liaison & Linkages for Content Sourcing, Establishing and Maintaining a Content management System, Monitoring the Content Dissemination and Evaluating the Content function of the organisation. A Robust system of data base management has been developed in-house for the Content Management known as Integrated Information Management System (IIMS). The content dissemination of IFFCO Kisan has given due consideration to the aspect of climate change and food security, risk management and conservation agriculture. IKSL has collaboration with CCAFS activities in India and partnering in scaling - up the climate services through active support of Indian Meteorology Department (IMD).
Dr. Shrotriya is an Agronomist by qualification and holds M. Sc.(Agriculture) and Ph.D. degree in Agronomy. He has wide experience of agriculture and rural development. In his professional career of past 50 years.He has served Department of Agriculture-Government of Rajasthan, Hindustan Copper Limited (Government of India Undertaking), Chad Basin Development Authority (CBDA),Nigeria (West Africa), Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO), Potash Promotion Project (Project of International Potash Company, Moscow) and IFFCO Foundation in various capacities.
Dr. Shrotriya is Fellow of Indian Society of Agronomy and is also associated with several national and international organisations as consultant, advisor, patron, trainer, life member etc. He is an established communicator and has widely used ICT tools, including Radio, TV, films, print media, along with inter personal communication medium for information dissemination to rural communities. He has more than 100 published papers and articles, edited several books and proceedings, participated in large number of national and international trainings, seminars, conferences and workshop and travelled widely to 22 countries all over the globe.
Dr. Sudhakar Tallapragada is the Head (IT and Business Development) and is assigned to IFFCO Kisan since 2007 by IFFCO.
The ICT infrastructure of IFFCO Kisan includes multi-lingual and media rich content management and dissemination platforms, business applications, productivity applications, mobile applications & portals. The BD team’s activities include institutional tie-ups with like-minded organizations, including various departments in state governments and developing for promoting mobile phone centric new initiatives for the benefit of lakhs of people from rural India. These include focused projects for fishermen, women and SHGs. The IT and BD played a critical role in 2012 in re-launching and setting up ‘Kisan Call Center Services’ of Government of India with a state of the art technology. Interacting with national and institutional organizations and working on new opportunities in a project mode are core areas of interest.
During about 26 years of his work experience, Sudhakar worked on several initiatives of IFFCO for empowerment of rural India with ICT interventions. Some of the initiatives include – management of corporate MIS, introducing web & email enabled applications in mid-nineties, GIS based initiatives with ISRO in late nineties, launch of multi-lingual touch screen based kiosks at the turn of the century inaugurated by the then Honorable President of India, Late Abdul Kalam and several other projects involving leveraging of ICT.
Sudhakar has received Phd from Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru and holds Masters in Management Studies (IISc) and Masters in Economics from Central University of Hyderabad (HCU), Hyderabad.
Mr. Vibhas Mandal holds the position of Head (HR) in IFFCO Kisan.
Mr. Mandal is Post Graduate in Human Resource Management from International Management Institute, New Delhi and a Graduate in Mathematics. He has close to 8 years of work experience where he has worked in different profiles and roles. His key skills are in the area of Human Resource Management, Talent Management, Training and Development, Compensation Management and Recruitment. He is currently working as the head of the Human Resource Department of IFFCO Kisan.