Umesh Kumar Kakkar, Managing Director, Kryton-India
A well-known and highly respected name in the Indian Construction Industry, Umesh Kakkar has more than 4 decades of experience under his belt. He has spent a large amount of that time in the field in India, Middle East, and Europe. He is a pioneer for the silica fume concrete in the Middle East and has worked extensively with various kinds of cements. A Civil Engineering Graduate (B.Sc Engineering from India’s leading University), he has attended many seminars and conferences on new construction chemicals (admixtures for concrete) worldwide. He is a life member of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and ICI, and has witnessed new technologies and worked with the best in the construction chemical business. An entrepreneur by heart he has introduced to India state-of-the-art flooring, unique cement technologies, and crystalline waterproofing since the early 90’s. He is the Managing Director and Partner in Kryton Buildmat and has laid a strong foundation of honest service and customized waterproofing solutions which helped the company stand strong on its 10-year guarantee promise.
Mr. Vinod Kapur, CEO
A qualified Chartered Accountant, Mr. Kapur brings on board thirty rich years of experience in corporate finance, project finance, budgeting, business strategy & structuring, mergers, and acquisitions.
He has worked across various sectors including hospitality, financial services, telecom, hydro- power, healthcare, FMCG and infrastructure projects. He has successfully raised domestic and international funding for various projects which includes experience in handling Global Depository Receipts (GDRs) and FCCB issues, with listing at London, Singapore and Luxemburg Stock Exchanges. Mr. Kapur has experience in arranging Private Placement, Preferential Placement, Rights Issues and Public Issues during his professional career.
As a professional, his objective is to help organizations in maximizing stakeholders’ value. A commerce graduate from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, and qualified as Chartered Accountant in May 1982.Mr. Kapur also attended Management development program from ASCI, Hyderabad.
Ajay Kudesia, Vice President Sales and Marketing
The Vice President Sales and Marketing, Ajay Kudesia has been working for more than two decades in the construction chemical industry. He has worked across India and internationally with various reputed brands. He comes equipped with strong technical know-how and ample field experience. A B.E. – Civil, he has worked closely with new products and technologies.
Anandita Kakkar, Deputy General Manager Marketing and Advertising
A BA English graduate from one of India’s most prestigious colleges and masters in marketing and Advertising (MAMM), Anandita is a highly trained marketing professional. She has more than 7 years of advertising experience under her belt where she worked as an idea formulator and a copywriter. She has taken on the role of brand custodian as Deputy General Manager Marketing and advertising and has been adding value to the internal and external communication. A powerhouse of ideas she has spent time in the Canada head office and has been trained by the team extensively.
Munish Sharma – Deputy General Manager Sales
Munish Sharma has over 2 decades of experience in construction and construction chemical industry. Civil engineer by education, his entrepreneurial drive and passion for concrete has given him an edge. He believes in adding value in every project and is able to achieve this goal thanks to his technical knowledge and great on-site experience.
Ranjeet Kumar, Senior Manager Plant and Technical
Geared with a Diploma in civil engineering, Ranjeet started working with construction chemicals 20-years ago. He has been an on-site, hands-on technical person for various companies across India. Working with Kryton-India since 2005, he has been an essential part of the core team and has overseen various technically difficult projects, ensuring the Kryton solutions are executed correctly and deliver as promised. He is currently heading the entire production division at Kryton-India.
JK Sinha, Manager of Quality Control and Assurance
BSc and MSc in chemistry, he has been a part of the cement manufacturing industry for close to two decades. Deeply involved in Quality assurance, control and research, he has been at the head of various cement R&D facilities and has worked meticulously to standardize tests and checks for every product being dispatched. He is the manager of Quality Control and Assurance in Kryton-India and makes sure that every batch of Kryton products manufactured follows the stringent rules set by BIS.