LEADERSHIP TEAM

Gagan Chanana

Gagan Chanana

COO - Distributed Energy
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Gagan Chanana has overall responsibility of managing the Distributed Energy Business at Jakson Group. In this role, he provides strategic direction for the growth of the gensets business - retail and projects – in India and Nepal; Cummins aftermarket dealership and Global Training Centre facility. He is also responsible for managing solar rooftop business and independent distributorship of Cummins Singapore in Bangladesh. Gagan leads Jakson’s relationship with Cummins and oversees strategic planning and P&L for the Distributed Energy business. Gagan is a mechanical engineer with over 27 years’ experience in the power sector and has been associated with Jakson for 17 years. In the past, he has worked with Greaves

Hardip Singh

Hardip Singh

COO - Solar Modules & Products
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Hardip Singh is Chief Operating Officer – Solar Business at Jakson Group. In this role, he is responsible for driving growth in solar channel, institutional & rooftop business for the organization. Hardip is a seasoned sales & marketing professional with 30 plus years of experience in Institutional & Key Account Sales, Channel & Online Sales, Strategic and Operational Planning amongst others. His last assignment was with Optiemus Infracom Limited as CEO for the Blackberry business. Hardip is a Gold Medalist from SRCC, Delhi and has a post-graduation in Advertising & Marketing from Delhi

Soraya Rebello

Soraya Rebello

Head CSR & Corporate Communications
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Soraya Rebello steers the CSR & Corporate Communications function for the Jakson Group. With a Masters in Human Resources Management from the Department of Management Studies-Goa University, Soraya has over 18 years of experience in Managerial roles with organisations such as The InterContinental Group, Taj Hotels, Kenilworth Hotels, Leela & has also been Managing Partner in a Consulting firm. She is a certified digital marketer. Soraya has been awarded The Times Network National Award for “The Most Admired Hospitality Professional of the Year” in July 2018 for her work in Hospitality marketing, listed as one of the 100 Most Impactful CSR Leaders 2019 (Global Listing), shortlisted amongst the top 20 Women Leaders in Corporate India 2019 for her work in Diversity. She also Co-Chairs the CII CSR & Affirmative action committee for the Northern India Council since April

Radhika Arora

Radhika Arora

Group CHRO
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Radhika Arora leads the Human Resources & Admin function and is responsible for defining the strategic roadmap for people initiatives that include recruitment, talent management, organizational development compensation and benefits, training & development amongst others. Radhika is a change leader, a problem solver and an enabler of personal and professional excellence. Prior to Jakson, she was associated with BHEL for a decade and with Sony India for seven years. Radhika is a Management Graduate from Ramaiah Institute of Management Bangalore and has a degree in BSc from St Johns College,

Satender Prasad Kandiyal

Satender Prasad Kandiyal

COO – EPC Business
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Satendar Kandiyal heads the EPC business for land based solar and electrical EPC projects. In his current role, he is responsible for driving business planning & growth, client relations, ensuring timely execution of projects and managing overall P&L of the business. Kandiyal is an industry veteran and has been associated with Jakson for more than 21 years. Prior to Jakson, he worked with Usha Mill Limited, Macawber Beekay Limited and Jupiter Nobreak Systems Ltd. He is a mechanical engineer from AMIE and has also completed sandwiched course I automobile

Manish Kumar

Manish Kumar

Associate Director- Distributed Energy Business
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Manish Kumar’s portfolio includes special Defence equipment related to Power Generation, Solar Rooftop and Battery Energy Storage. He is responsible for driving the overall growth of the business, including delivery of existing products and solutions, R&D of new products, client relationships, and P&L responsibility for the above 3 business activities. Manish is an accomplished professional with more than 25 years of rich experience managing sales & marketing operations and revenue generation with a key focus on accomplishing top and bottom-line profitability. He is highly skilled in developing strong client relationships with a customer-centric approach, is a passionate sales leader, and is an excellent team player. He has been associated with Jakson for more than 15 years and has led various roles, including DG projects, Supply Chain and Business

Atul Gupta

Atul Gupta

AVP – Solar IPP
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Atul Gupta leads the solar IPP and treasury function. He has over 15 Years of work experience in various field of Finance including Strategy, Corporate Finance, Investment Banking and Treasury Management. Atul is a CFA from United States and has a Masters in Finance from Latrobe University (Australia) and a B Com (H) from degree from Delhi University. He has also attended courses on Project Funding from IIM- Bangalore and Role of CFO for Integrating Finance and Strategy from ISB-Hyderabad. Prior to Jakson, he was associated with Commonwealth Bank, Dunn and Bradstreet, Bank of America and Carrick University. Atul is a regional member of Start Up committee of CII (North

Nandalal Gundecha

Nandalal Gundecha

Group CFO
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Nandalal Gundecha is a Chartered Accountant with more than 23 years of experience in Accounts & Finance, Treasury, Taxation, Budgetary Control System, Business Planning, IT & ERP, Secretarial and Commercial functions with medium and large sized businesses. As Group CFO, he leads Internal Audit, Finance, Accounts, Legal, Banking, Taxation, Budgeting Control and other finance related functions for all Jakson entities. Prior to Jakson, he was associated with Kesoram Industries Limited, Hyderabad as COO/CFO of Cement Business & Cummins India Limited, Pune as Director

Abhay Munje

Abhay Munje

Chief Information Officer
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Abhay is Chief Information Officer at Jakson Group and is responsible for overall IT strategy and improved operational efficiencies across all businesses. An IT professional with 20 years experience, Abhay has expertise in the area of digital transformation, strategic planning & IT operations. In his previous assignments, he has been instrumental in identifying business process gaps & converting those gaps into opportunities by leveraging technology. He has proven skills in IT application development and support, ERP implementation, project management for manufacturing, pharmaceutical, trading & service business. He is an MBA in IT and has a Certified Project Management [Prince2] 2017 & ITIL V4 certification. Prior to Jakson, he worked with Nelco Ltd, Safari Industries (I) Ltd & Supreme

Sandeep Talaulicar

Sandeep Talaulicar

Managing Director – Jakson Hospitality
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Sandeep Talaulicar started his hospitality journey as a young boy under the guidance of his grandfather who was the pioneer of the hotel industry in Goa. After finishing his Masters’ degree in the same field and after having worked in 10 counties he returned to India. He is currently the Managing Director of Jakson Hospitality which owns India’s first Green Platinum rated hotel in its class. Sandeep is an Executive Member of the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India and an Executive Member and Fellow of CII IGBC. He has completed his education with a Master’s Degree in Pricing and Positioning in Hotel Management from Purdue University and a certification from Institute of Hotel Management Schloss Klesshiem Salzburg, Austria and Sophia College in Mumbai. Prior to starting his own business, Mr. Talaulicar was General Manager & Director of Operations of some of the finest hotels in India like the Oberoi Amar Villas, The Wild Flower Hall & world class hotels such as Secrets Excellence Punta Cana-Preferred Hotels of the World Dominican Republic, Gran Melia Cancun- Leading Hotels of the World Convention Center, Golf and Spa Resort Cancun Mexico. He has over 25 years of experience ranging from Hotel Operations

Prabhat Pant

Prabhat Pant

Group Supply Chain Head
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Responsible for driving the entire supply chain, logistics & strategic vendor development at the Group level. He has versatile experience of 15 years in areas of Automobile, Metals, Pharmaceutical & Consulting. He is MBA from IE University, Spain, with a specialization in Operation & strategy. Prabhat is a certified Six-Sigma Black Belt and CII-SCMPro. With this, he brings an analytical approach to problem-solving and best practices from diverse industries. He brings immense knowledge and experience to Jakson Group in operations and strategy, business transformation, supply chain, sales & operations planning, and strategic program