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Ramesh Chandak
Ramesh Chandak
Managing Director & CEO

Mr. Ramesh Chandak is the Managing Director & CEO of KEC International Limited (KEC). He is a member on the Management Board of the RPG Group and serves on the Board of Raychem RPG Ltd., Global Procurement Consultants Ltd., SAE Towers Holdings LLC, USA and a host of other companies.

A professional with an all round commitment, Mr. Chandak is presently Chairman of the Transmission Line Division of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Chairman of the Indo-Kazakhstan Business Council, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).

Mr. Chandak is a Chartered Accountant and has done Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India awarded him the 'CA Business Leader of the Year-2008'. At KEC, he has led the firm's transformation into being the world's largest transmission line construction company, assuming leadership when its turnover was Rs 501 cr. in 2002 and taking it to the current height of over Rs 7900 cr.

Recognized as an innovative and dynamic leader, Mr. Chandak has a varied geographical and industry experience. Apart from India, Mr. Chandak has worked in USA and Malaysia where he was associated with the Textile, Edible Oil and Engineering industries.

Mr. Chandak is an active participant and speaker at various national and international forums. He is looked upon as a role model by today's youth, not only for his sharp business acumen and leadership but also for his personal ethics and conduct.

Vimal Kejriwal
Vimal Kejriwal
President - Transmission & Distribution

Mr. Vimal Kejriwal, an alumnus of the Kellogg School of Management, is a meritorious Chartered Accountant and also a member of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He has thirty two years of rich corporate experience across sectors such as Pharmaceuticals, Fertilisers, Banking and Oil & Gas. Prior to joining KEC as Chief Financial Officer in 2002, he was working in a leading Global Investment Bank. In KEC he has held many leading top managerial positions. In 2006, he took over as Executive Director - International Transmission Business. In 2010, he was promoted as President - Transmission managing the Domestic & International Transmission Business and Supply Chain. Presently, he holds the post of President - Transmission & Distribution Business managing the Supply Chain, Domestic and International Transmission & Power Systems Businesses.

Mr. Kejriwal also serves as a Director on Board of SAE Towers Holdings LLC, USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of KEC International Ltd.

Rakesh Amol
Rakesh Amol
President - Infrastructure Business

Mr. Rakesh Amol , has nearly 3 decades of Global experience in managing organizations of manufacturing & EPC business, across a range of sectors like Power, Oil & Gas , Iron & Steel and other industries. He is a B.E. (Mechanical) from BITS Mesra with an MBA in Finance from FMS -Delhi University.

Nikhil Gupta
Nikhil Gupta
Executive Director - Cables

Mr. Nikhil Gupta is a Chartered Accountant by profession and a rank holder of the Institute. He is also an Economics Honours graduate from the University of Delhi. He has over three decades of experience, initially with Price Waterhouse Coopers and thereafter, Raychem RPG Ltd, a joint venture with Tyco Inc., USA where he held various positions in Finance, HR, Co Secretary, Supply Chain and Marketing, before joining RPG Cables Ltd, as CFO in 2001. He was elevated to the position of Managing Director at RPG Cables Ltd in 2005 where he was instrumental in its turnaround from a sick company, until its merger with KEC International Ltd in 2010.

S Venkatesh
S Venkatesh
Executive Director - Human Resource

Mr. S. 'Venky' Venkatesh has around 27 years experience, covering MNCs,Diversified Indian business groups and Consulting.Since 1996, he has been holding HR Director positions across multiple sectors.His previous stints include Vedanta Resources Plc(President-Group HR),Arvind Ltd(Group President-HR),PowerGen Plc(Director HR-India/Middle East),I.T.C. Ltd(various positions).

He holds a post graduate degree in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences.

Chip Breitweiser
CEO - SAE Towers

Mr. Breitweiser has over 25 years of experience in the power transmission and distribution segment as well as in the steel structures market. Most recently, Mr. Breitweiser was the President of CST International in which he held global responsibility overseeing locations in 12 different countries executing projects in approx. 80 countries. Mr. Breitweiser started his career with Westinghouse Electric and moved to ABB in which he held positions of increasing responsibility including Vice President of ABB Power Transmission and Distribution and Senior Vice President of ABB Process Industries. He is also a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Breitweiser has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Purdue University.

Randeep Narang
Randeep Narang
Executive Director - Transmission & Distribution (South Asia)

Mr. Randeep Narang has over 25 years of experience in the Tyre and Telecommunications sector. He has worked in top managerial positions across various companies. He was the Managing Director and CEO of Ceat, Kelani, Sri Lanka. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President in Reliance Communication. He is a commerce graduate and an MBA from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai.

Dilip Shukla
Dilip Shukla
Chief Executive - Water Infrastructure

Mr. Dilip Shukla is a Mechanical and Industrial Engineer, with over 30 years of total experience in Manufacturing, Engineering, EPC turnkey projects and Water Infrastructure. Prior to joining KEC International, he was the Whole Time Director & CEO of Doshion Veolia Water Solutions Pvt. Ltd. He was associated with HELM, an Engineering, Process & Infrastructure Industry for more than 10 years. He has also worked in various senior positions in Tyco Valves & Controls India, ISGEC group of companies, Anup Engineering Ltd and Sarabhai Machinery Ltd.

Rajeev Dalela
Rajeev Dalela
Chief Executive - Railway Infrastructure

Mr. Dalela , has over 28 years of experience in Power Transmission sector . A Bachelor of Science graduate, he has done his post-graduation from Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad.