• Milind Nirmal,  Executive Director, DB ECO Group

    Milind Nirmal, Executive Director, DB ECO Group

  • I n 2022, the global Rail Infrastructure market was valued at $47 billion and is estimated to grow at a 3.4 percent CAGR to reach $61.4 billion by 2026. Rail infrastructure is a crucial driver of social and economic development that generates opportunities across society, including less advantaged sections of society. Railways boost economic growth and have a significant impact on society and the environment. The railway sector aims to contribute about 1.5 percent to the country’s GDP by building infrastructure to support 45 percent of the modal freight share of the economy. This sector has seen substantial developments, investments, and support from the Government in the recent past. With increasing participation expected from private players, both domestic and foreign, due to favourable policy measures, both passenger and freight traffic is expected to grow rapidly over the medium to long term.

  • Milind Nirmal: Curating Innovative & Sustainable Solutions That Shape The Future Of Mobility

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By: Sujith Vasudevan, Managing Editor

The dynamic technology landscape combines with the hybrid work culture trend, creating an increasing need to transform organizations digitally. Make no mistake, getting the digital transformation right is arduous, to say nothing of the constant

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Top 10 Executive Directors – 2023

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The role of GCs and legal departments has undergone a complete transformation in the last two decades not only in India but across the globe. This is because the expectations of businesses


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By: Sudeep KumarSen, Vice President, Gi Group

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  • Top 10 Executive Directors – 2023

    Translating vision into Reality with Executive Directors
    Rising up to the challenges in business brought down by advancing technology and changing consumer trends, the senior leaders are dynamically spearheading the organizations today, and have proved their dexterity. Executive Directors, the strategic leaders of organizations are responsible for directing multiple departments while solving the challenges in day-to-day operations necessary for business success and growth through their leadership skills. With the apt education and experience gained in respective corporate sectors, the Executive Directors are highly responsible for implementing companywide policies, allocating company resources, giving constructive feedback to management, and developing a market strategy.

    Being highly responsible for managing a company's overall operations, they proficiently indulge in delegating and directing agendas, driving profitability, managing company organizational structure, strategy, and communicating with the board. Be it any industry, IT/ITES, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Mining and Mineral processing, Pharmaceuticals, Shipbuilding, Electronics, Semiconductors including others, the agile Executive Directors across the industries need to be acknowledged for the developments in business.

    There have been many leaders who had instances of making a mark in inspiring trust through effective communication skills and informed decision-making and Executive Directors are no different. They consistently work with utmost diplomacy, professionalism, and honesty to strengthen and transform the overall growth of business and smooth out the daily operations of their respective organizations. They have shown their excellency in envisioning, enabling, and managing crisis, being creative, innovative, and future-ready to challenges with unmatched efforts and contribution, which scales the businesses and ultimately scales the economy.

    CEO Insights magazine in this issue presents a list of `Top 10 Executive Directors - 2023' who have leveraged their extensive industry expertise and experience in offering effective skills to the market. The following list has been prepared after being closely scrutinized by a distinguished panel of judges including CXOs, analysts and our editorial board. We recognize their valuable contribution to the ever expanding and competitive market and their ability to sustain themselves and emerge as top contestants through their reliable knowledge.

Top 10 Executive Directors – 2023

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
Lucy Electric Ajithkumar Kesav, Executive Directors Lucy Electric A dynamic business leader with extensive exposure to P&L Management, Strategy & Panning, Sales, BD, Product/ Category Management, Operations & Cross Functional Integration
Veedol Arijit Basu, Executive Director Veedol A dynamic professional with a career spanning over 24 years in sales, marketing, product management, business development and general management
Chandigarh sweets Kashish Aggarwal, Executive Director Chandigarh sweets He has completed his graduation in Food Science and Technology and has experience working in the food industry, currently scaling his business day by day with the help of traditional as well as modern technologies
Kbros Aristo Kuruvilla Kurian, Executive Director Kbros Aristo A B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering) and MBA (XLRI, Finance & Marketing) degree holder, his career spans over a three decade during which he has held key responsibilities across many multifaceted organizations and startups
DB E.C.O. Group Milind Nirmal, Executive Director, DB ECO Group DB E.C.O. Group A versatile individual with over three decades of experience and is utilizing his onsite, bidding, sales processes, project delivery, operational management, strategic leadership and management experiences towards the establishment of DB Group worldwide
Jacobs Nitin Kansal, Executive Director Jacobs A professional with leadership roles in engineering industry, CH2M's combined business in Buildings, Infrastructure and Global Design sectors in India
Clicktech Retail Raj Jain,Executive Director Clicktech Retail A humble servant leader with 40 years of experience, working across sectors, markets, teams believing in ground-up planning, executional excellence, and collaborative leadership
Bajaj Auto Rakesh Sharma,Executive Director Bajaj Auto A business leader for a responsible enterprise striving for global leadership in motorcycles and intracity mobility
XED Rupesh Bisht, Executive Director XED A passionate about building a transformative business in the edtech sector and an experienced leader in education management with grounding in sales and marketing across multiple industries
Senco Gold & Diamonds Suvankar Sen, Executive Director Senco Gold & Diamonds A fourth generation leader spearheading the generations old business to move to greater heights and success