GROUP CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

SANDEEP SABHARWAL

Sandeep has been instrumental in establishing SLCM as a professional Agri-Logistics Group specializing in post-harvest services. He is an MBA from FMS, Delhi & has been the Managing Partner & Promoter of SLCM since 1996. He is a veteran with diversified and rich experience of more than25 years in the areas like commodity storage, procurement, commodities market, trading, processing, warehousing & financial services in the agriculture sector. Sandeep has a strong presence in top-line business publications & channels that often look for his comments/ thoughts on issues pertaining to the industry.

Sandeep was conferred with the Most Innovative CEO by Inc India recognizing his innovations in the industry. He has also been conferred with Certification on US Warehouse Receipt System from The Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture and The Texas A & M University. He is a member of the Executive Committee of Warehouse Development and Regulatory Act (WDRA). He is also a member of the FICCI Committee which was appointed by the Government of India to study the warehousing model of the United States of America.

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

NAMRATA SURI

A Chartered Accountant with over 23 years of experience, Namrata heads the company’s finance function. At SLCM, she has been responsible for leading the business areas that require prompt strategic thinking skills and significant people/ change management skills. Prior to SLCM, Namrata was Vice President, Finance at Global Agrisystem Pvt. Ltd. and has worked with Kohinoor Foods Ltd. as Deputy General Manager. She has been instrumental in setting up the accounting systems, software, policies and process. She has been successful in working in a variety of teams, in complex and demanding environments that have delivered excellent outcomes. She has an eye for detail and possesses good analytical skills along with a strong finance background.

CHIEF BUSINESS OFFICER, PROCUREMENT

RAJESH BANSAL

Rajesh heads the Procurement Division of the Group. He holds a rich experience of over 27 years of experience in commodity derivatives segment & product management. He has expertise in functioning of physical markets of several Agriculture commodities. Rajesh has completed MBA (Specialization in Retail Management and Supply Chain Management) from National Institute of Management, Bangalore and Diploma in Commodity Markets from Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Bangalore.

His immediate last assignment was with Edelweiss Integrated Commodity Management Ltd., Mumbai, as Deputy Vice President. He has also worked with Multi Commodity Exchange of India, Mumbai as Asst. Vice President, Khoday Group of Industries, Bangalore, Vinod Sugar Agencies, Bangalore.

CHIEF BUSINESS OFFICER

SALMAN ULLAH KHAN

Salman Ullah Khan is the Chief Business Officer(CBO)of SLCM Group. A seasoned professional with 19+ years of experience in Business Development and Operations in the warehousing and commodity domain, Salman has been instrumental in developing businesses and operations across multiple states and zones in India.
He completed his Post Graduation in Agribusiness Management from the College of Agribusiness Management, G.B. Pant University, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand. Salman has worked with companies like Mahindra Shubhlabh ( M & M), Godrej Agrovet, Triveni Retail, Reliance Spot Exchange (Reliance Capital) & NBHC previously. He joined SLCM from NBHC, where he was serving as Vice-President ( Collateral Management).

CHIEF BUSINESS OFFICER-KISSANDHAN

NARESH KUMAR

Mr. Naresh heads Kissandhan Agri Financial Services Private Limited. With over 25 years of experience in Rural and Agri Banking Space, Naresh has managed businesses in Rural Finance, Agri MSME, Commodity Finance, Lending to Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs), linking them to market linkage access and having expertise in Agri Risk Management, Monitoring, Agri Business Strategy, Credit, Operations and Collections etc. In the past, he has been instrumental in setting up business in Agri and Rural Finance space where he was associated with companies like RBL Bank Ltd, Axis Bank Ltd and Corporation Bank operating in various Leadership roles Pan India. His recent professional association was with Samunnati as Chief Business Officer.

He has done MDP from IIM Lucknow. He has pursued Masters in Business Administration from Symbosis Institute of Management, Pune and Post Graduation in Agricultural Sciences from Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hissar. He is a certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB) and Indian Institute of Insurance.

CHIEF BUSINESS OFFICER, DIGITAL INITIATIVES

RAKESH KUMAR RANA

Mr. Rakesh Kumar Rana is a seasoned professional with over 23 years of experience in Sales, Marketing, Business Development, and eCommerce. A Management graduate in Business Administration from IMS, Delhi, he has worked in various leadership roles with companies like The Oberoi Group, Cleartrip.com, Ezeego1, and MGM. In the past, he has successfully launched and managed the growth of new e-commerce businesses and technologies in both B2C and B2B domains in India, the Middle East, and select European markets. He had also initiated channel partnerships and worked closely with leading e-commerce companies Like Flipkart, Snapdeal, Amazon, Wallmart, Shopclues, Spencer, Pepperfry, etc., to build all India supply chains and digital products.

His exposure to services imbibing technologies across industries in various geographies has endowed him with deep insights into supply chain development, brand and product development, e-Distribution, automating business operations, and building new e-commerce businesses and technologies. In his last assignment, he was associated with MGM Group of Companies as Chief Commercial Officer for India & Europe.

VP, PROCUREMENT

RAJNEESH AGRAWAL

At SLCM, Rajneesh is spearheading the procurement function with experience of over 23 years. He holds a MBA – Marketing from IMS Indore & B.Sc. from Hansraj College, Delhi University. Rajneesh has been involved in procurement & purchase activities in his previous assignments.

HEAD, HUMAN RESOURCES & ADMIN

MANISH MANDAN

A seasoned professional in Human Resource Management with 21 plus years of experience in Strategic HR Transformation, Talent Management, HR operations, Total Rewards, L&D, EHS Management, Contract Management, & Statutory Compliances across multiple industries in production & services including IT, ITES, Education, Media, Production, Marketing, Event Management Services & Consultancy.
Manish is an Alumni of XLRI, Jamshedpur & AIMA, New Delhi in HRM. He is a graduate in Science & Law along with Masters's in Public Administration. He brings in a strong flavor of effective change management in line with business requirements and has lead large HR operations, global integration programs, mergers and acquisitions. He has been associated in past with organizations like Cymbal, Zee Networks, RC&M, Educomp Solutions & Pearson.

CHIEF RISK OFFICER

DIVANSHU KUMAR BHADANI

A graduate in AgriSciences, MBA in Agri-Business, and an ISB Hyderabad alumni, Divanshu has 18 plus years of Banking experience in Agri Credit, BD, Risk, Portfolio Monitoring, and Collections.

His previous assignment was Head- Credit, Risk and Legal with Origo Finance. He has worked with Axis Bank Ltd as Zonal Credit Head and having expertise in underwriting of various Agri Products. Also worked as Territory Manager with Monsanto India Ltd. He has also handled Regional level Agri Business profiles in Axis Bank and Origo Finance.

The product line included Commodity Based Business (WHR), Agri MSME (Mid and Large Corporates), Agri loan against Properties (ALAP), Gold Loans, KCC and Dairy Loans etc.

HEAD STORAGE, BUSINESS, OPERATION & QC SALES

BHUPENDRA SINGH SOLANKI

Bhupendra Singh Solanki is M sc. in Agriculture from Rajasthan Agriculture University. He has more than 18 years of work experience in warehousing business and operations with companies like ITC, NCML, NBHC, and SSL and his immediate last assignment was with Origo Commodities India Pvt Ltd.

HEAD CM, BUSINESS & OPERATIONS

VIPIN AGGARWAL

Vipin is an MBA from Punjab Technical University. He has over 17 years of extensive experience in Operations, Business Development and Warehousing. His immediate last assignment was with Star Agri Warehousing & Collateral Management Ltd. and he has worked with SLCM before. Vipin has also been associated with NBHC Ltd.

HEAD, OPERATIONS

VEDPAL HOODA

Vedpal Hooda is a Post Graduate from Karnataka University with PGDBM (Hon’s) from IIM Hisar. He has a rich experience of over 15 years in Administration, Recruitment, training, Operation, Business development and warehousing. His last assignment was with Skylark Group of Securitas Private Limited. Vedpal has served Indian Air Force in the technical stream for about 20 years in an administrative role.

LEAD TECHNICAL & QC OPERATIONS

NEERAJ KUMAR JHA

Mr. Neeraj Kumar Jha is Manager – Quality & Control, SLCM Group. An MBA in Total Quality Management from SMU University (Gangtok), Neeraj has more than 14 years of experience in Technical Operations and Quality & Control.

His immediate last assignment was with KML Pvt Ltd, where he was a Technical Manager. Currently, he is leading all the technical and QC operations at SLCM.

AUDIT

ATRESH SEMWAL

Mr. Atresh Semwal is an MBA from Sikkim Manipal University (Delhi). He has more than 12 years of experience in Operations and MIS.

He has been associated with companies like ICICI Prudential, Religare Finvest Ltd., and Aviva life insurance. His immediate last assignment was with Origo Commodities, where he headed the central operations and MIS vertical.

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