Board of Directors

Mr. Deepak Arun Dhanak

Mr. Deepak Dhanak, has served as Managing Director at Multibase India Limited since 2010 Mr. Dhanak has 20 years of experience. He is Engineering Graduate(B.Tech Chemical) from College of Engineering & Technology, Akola and Diploma holder in Chemical Engineering. He has an MDBA from Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, Pune.

Mr. Harish Narendra Motiwalla

Mr. Harish Narendra Motiwalla, has served as Independent director of Multibase India Limited since October 2009. He also serves as senior partner of M/s. H. N. Motiwalla & Co, and as an independent director on the Board of Excel Industries, Hitech Plast Ltd., Siyaram Silk Mills Limited, Balkrishna Synthetics Ltd., and LIC Nomura MF Trustee Co. Pvt. Ltd.. He is an experienced finance professional, and a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has been Past Chairman of Western India Regional Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has represented the Institute as a Chairman of Auditing Practices Committee for various committees of the Reserve Bank of India. He has co-authored various books viz.: Tax Audit Manual, Tax deducted at source Law & Practice (Published by Wadhwa & Co.), ) Guidance Note on Tax Audit u/s. 44AB of the Income tax Act, Issues on Tax Audit, History of the Accounting Profession in India, Vol. II. Mr. Motiwalla holds a Bachelor’s degree in law and a Bachelor’s degree in commerce.

Mr. Ashok Chhabra

Mr. Ashok Chhabra, has been serving as an Independent director of Multibase India Limited since October 2009. He has been General Counsel of Procter & Gamble India for over 20 years. He retired as Regional Legal Head of P&G, Singapore in 2009. During tenure with P&G he has held position of Executive Director of P&G India; Director of Gillette India.. He practices law since 2009 in areas of Securities & Company Laws. His clients include well-known companies.

Mr. Krishan Phophalia

Mr. Krishan Kumar Phophalia, aged 42 years is appointed as Additional Director (Non-executive) of the Company w.e.f. 1st April 2019

He is a Chartered accountant by profession with over 18+ years of track record and diverse experience in Finance. Mr. Phophalia started his career with Indian Petrochemical Corporation Limited (later-on acquired by Reliance Industries Limited), where he was part of the Plant Finance Team and has handled multiple roles related to manufacturing site, which inter alia includes Payroll, Materials Finance, Project Accounting/Capitalization, Costing, Vendor Payments etc.

He then joined DuPont, India in year 2006, as Business Accountant and handled multiple roles at country and/or regional level. These roles included Business Finance Manager for Paint Business, Manager Corporate Accounting for DuPont South Asia, Financial Carveout Leader, APAC for PCHEM separation, Service Delivery Leader for Accounting and Reporting Team of DuPont’s back office Hyderabad (DSCI). His current assignment is with E I DuPont Services Center India Pvt Ltd as Service Delivery Leader – Accounting and Financial Controller for South Asia/ANZ.

Mr. Krishan Kumar Phophalia does not hold any Equity Shares of the Company and is not related to any of the existing Directors of the Company.

Mr. Mark Stephen Metaxas

Mark Metaxas graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science. In 2017, he went on to complete his MBA at University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business where he specialized in Strategic Management and Marketing.

Mark is currently working at DuPont as the Global Business Director for Multibase™ within Dupont’s Materials and Mobility Group. During Mark’s 4 years with DuPont, he has had positions in Regional Business Management, Global Marketing, and Corporate Strategy. Prior to DuPont, Mark worked at Eaton Corporation for 7 years and held a variety of commercial and strategy roles within Eaton’s Hydraulics and Lighting divisions.

Mark brings a strong blend of business management, commercial, and marketing strategy experience. He has managed a P&L, led numerous global market segments and product lines, and has developed and executed a range of commercial growth plans and product launches. He has experience in a range of market segments including automotive, industrial, healthcare, electronics, and aerospace.

Mrs. Bharti Dhar

Mrs. Bharti Dhar, aged 53 years is appointed as an Additional(Non-Executive Independent) Director w.e.f. 15th February 2020.

She is a Commerce graduate and a qualified Cost and Management Accountant. She has rich and varied experience of 29 years. Her long working career has given her exposure and deep insight to the functioning of Government as well as Corporate sector. She is a strong advocate of collaborative leadership style & firmly believes in the fact that every individual can contribute to any organizations growth story if given sufficient opportunity.

Twenty-two years back, she envisioned Vitasta Consulting Pvt. Ltd. as a professional HR services organization. She saw the need for creating a process driven, values-based organization that would be known for its professionalism. The organization started as a one- woman proprietary concern and has blossomed into a vibrant team of 40 young and dynamic professionals, most of them being women.

Mrs. Bharti Dhar has managed consistent growth for her company in Executive Search business which is an extremely competitive industry with quite high entrepreneurial demands. She provides a calming influence and an objective point of view to her clients while on CXO level searches. Her expertise to understand the macro aspects of any industry coupled with innovative approach to the Search profession has helped her close various diversity search assignments in the past as well.

Mrs. Bharti Dhar does not have any shareholding in the Company and is not related to any of the Directors or Key Managerial Personnel of the Company.