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 FSM, Delhi & has been the Managing Partner & Promoter of SLCM since 1996. He is a veteran with diversified and rich experience of more than 25 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

VIJAY KUMAR SINGH

Vijay, a qualified chartered Accountant, is a seasoned professional having 20 plus years of experience in managing F&A, Budgeting, Business operations, Financial analytics, Risk and Liability Management, Audits and various business strategic interventions. He has been a banker in his earlier experiences and has also worked in NBFC. In his career he has been instrumental in managing critical audits, raising liability lines and helping business operations with impactful budgeting and also spearheaded the IPO exercises. In his career he has been associated with the ICICI Bank Limited, Cent bank home finance limited, Netafim in leadership positions. His last association was with Livfin India Pvt Ltd, where he was leading the finance function as the Chief Financial Officer and Secretarial.

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 EXECUTIVE OFFICER, COLLATERAL FINANCE – KISSANDHAN

GURINDER SINGH SEHMBEY

Gurinder is a seasoned professional having 30 years of expertise in business development with hands-on experience in cultural and economic affairs across NBFCs and sectors. In his career, he has been instrumental in managing NBFC’S (LAP, MSME, SME Loans, Agri Loans, Micro-LAP, Cars (New and Used), CV, CE, Tractors, Bill Discounting, Auto-Lease, Unsecured PL & BL, LAS and Micro JLG Loans). He has been associated with companies like SV Creditline, Poonawalla Fincorp, Agriwise FinServ, Religare Finvest Ltd & Magma Fincorp at CXO levels. Last few years he had been running his own startup Acehours as co-founder.

CHIEF BUSINESS OFFICER-KISSANDHAN

NARESH KUMAR

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.

GROUP 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.

DEPUTY CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER

SACHIN GUPTA

Sachin Gupta is a senior level performance driven professional with nearly 14 years of experience in Finance, Accounts, Statutory Compliance and Taxation. He has done B.Com (Pass) from Govt. P.G Collage, Karnal affiliated to Kurukshetra University & CA from the institute of Chartered Accountants of India, New Delhi.

At SLCM, he is associated since 2014 and has expertise in implementing Financial Plans geared toward accomplishment objectives, enhancing financial process, system & reviewing complex finance to facilitate strategic financial growth of organization.

VICE PRESIDENT, RISK & LIABILITIES

NIKITA SRIVASTAVA

Nitika Srivastava, who has joined our organization as Vice President, Risk & Liabilities. She is a mathematics & science graduate with a CFA charter and one year PGD from IIM (Kolkata) and has more than 22 years of experience in Credit Appraisal, Risk Management and Policy Contouring , Colending and Business Correspondence & Treasury Management. In past, she has been associated with companies like SMC Moneywise & Destimoney, Yes Bank, ICICI Bank, IndusInd Bank etc. Her last assignment was with SAS Group.

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.

COMPANY SECRETARY, SLCM

KAILASH TYAGI

Kailash Tyagi is the Company Secretary and Compliance Officer of our Company. He has been appointed as Company Secretary of our Company with effect from July 21, 2023. He qualified the Company Secretary Professional Programme in December, 2016 and became an Associate Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India in January, 2018 and elevated as Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India in March, 2023. He holds LLB Degree from IME Law College Sahibabad (Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut) and Bachelor degree in Commerce from Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University. He also holds Master degree in commerce (Business Policy and Corporate Governance) from Indira Gandhi National Open University in 2020. Prior to joining our Company he has been associated with ONGC Limited as CS Management Trainee, JP Saini and Associates, PCS Firm, Indian Railway Finance Corporation Limited, and Haryana City Gas Group.

HEAD TECHNOLOGY, DIGITAL INITIATIVES

PRASHANT SHARMA

Prashant Sharma, who has joined our organization as Head Technology, Digital Initiatives. An alumnus of BITS Pilani and IIT Madras. He has more than 15 year of experience in IT & data service projects and services portfolio management. In past, he has been associated with companies like Qualtech Consultants, SLCM, Skil Lotto Solutions, Tech Mahindra, Infosys etc. His last assignment was with Skilrock Technologies.

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.

HEAD - CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

JAYA GHOSH

Jaya is a versatile PR and Brand Communications specialist with 18+ years of experience in strategizing and managing corporate communications, brand marketing, thought leadership campaigns, and cultivating strong relationship with the media community.

She comes with extensive experience across various domains such as physical security, technology, education, research and media. She has been associated with esteemed organizations including Videonetics, Techtronics Education, Aditya Infotech, Mutual PR and Center for Media Studies. In her last assignment, she has been instrumental in managing marketing & communications, developing brand collateral, handling national and international events and PR outreach for the brand.

LEAD TECHNICAL & QC OPERATIONS

NEERAJ KUMAR JHA

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.