Board of Directors

Mr. Markand Adhikari, Chairman

Mr. Markand Navnitlal Adhikari, aged 59 years is intermediate in Arts from University of Bombay. He has more than 35 years of experience in M&E industry. He has produced various films viz. “Bhookamp”, “Chehraa”, etc. He has played a key role in the growth of our Company with his inputs in strategic planning and business development.He also shaped the group’s foray into regional Hindi GEC space with focused channels like Dabangg, Dhamaal and Maiboli. He is also leading the group’s foray into films which will establish SABTNL as a media conglomerate with a presence in publishing, content production, broadcast and filmmaking. He is on our Board since incorporation.

Mr. Kailashnath Adhikari, Managing Director  

Mr. Kailash is a double post-graduate in accounting from the London School of Economics (LSE) and an ex- Govt. of India official having experience of working with the erstwhile Planning Commission of India. He is presently looking after and managing the business of the Company and is responsible for creating new verticals for the publication business namely Digital vertical and Capacity Building Seminars.

Mr. Shailendra Mishra, Director

Mr. Shailendra Mishra was appointed as a Non- Executive Independent Director of our Company with effect from February 10, 2016. He is a Commerce Graduate from the University of Mumbai. He is having more than 20 years of experience in marketing, account management, public relations, team management and territory development/ management in B2B & B2C environment within travel and tourism sector. He has worked with various companies such as CAT Leisures Private Limited as Head – Business Development, Abacus Distribution Systems India Private Limited, Crescore Marketing Solutions Private Limited and Jet Air Private Limited.

Dr. Ganesh P. Raut

Dr. Ganesh P. Raut aged 60 years, is a Non-Executive Independent Director of our Company and a Mechanical Engineer (1984) from B.I.T., Sindri. He has vast experience of 33 years in engineering, operation, maintenance, construction, commissioning, quality assurance and management. He possesses the unique skill set & qualifications of Science, Engineering, Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Operation Management) and Ph.D (Business Administration). His Doctoral Thesis titled, "Corporate Governance Practices: A Comparative Study between India & UK” provides comparative insight into corporate governance practices across different dimensions, countries, time period & nature of companies. Dr. Ganesh P. Raut’s doctoral works on Corporate Governance analyzes difference in the corporate structure, functioning bodies, roles of Independent Directors & various officials, performance evaluation, accountability etc., which shall be beneficial to the Company.

Mr. Umakanth Bhyravajoshyulu

Mr. Umakanth Bhyravajoshyulu aged 66 years, is a Non-Executive Independent Director of our Company and a Science Graduate from Government College, Ananthapuram and also obtained Professional Qualifications such as MA (Economics), MBA (Finance), CAIIB & PGDIRPM. He has worked with Syndicate Bank as the Senior Management Grade-V - Assistant General Manager. He has more than three decades of experience in banking sector. Mr. Umakanth Bhyravajoshyulu is expert in charting out the Group’s financial growth strategy.

Mrs. Latasha Jadhav

Mrs. Latasha Jadhav belongs to a Media Family and possesses fair knowledge of Media Industry. She is an active Social Worker and takes participation in various socio-cultural activities.


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