Management

The company's Chairman, Mr. Ashok Garware, is the son of Late Mr. B. D. Garware, the founder of the company.

Born in 1938, Mr. Ashok Garware had his entire education in England, first at Dulwich College and subsequently at Cambridge University, where he attained the Economic tripos. He has held several important positions in various associations. In the past he has been president of Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry, President of Association of Synthetic Fibre Industry, Trustee Bombay Port Trust and Member of Western Regional Committee of IDBI.

Mr. Aditya Garware is the Vice Chairman and Managing Director of the company and has an MBA from Lehigh University, Pennsylvania, USA. He has been associated with the company for more than 15 years. He is also a Director of The Indian National Ship owners Associations (INSA).

The company has qualified professionals who look after day to day operations.

They are
  1. Mr A L Devli ( C E O ) - B.Com, L L B . has varied experience in the Shipping industry spanning over 20 years. He has handled key managerial responsibility in company's Mercator Shipping and Shreyas Shipping and was also the CEO of the Indian National Shipowners Association ( INSA ).

  2. Mr N Sengupta ( C F O ) - C.A. & CMA . - has about 16 years of experience in Finance and Accounts, Auditing , Budgeting , MIS , Fund Management and Statutory Compliance Liaision.His past experience includes employment with CSAV , Reliance Communication and Shaw Wallace.

  3. Mr. A. C. Chandarana (Company Secretary) -B.Com., L.L.B., F.C.S - is a qualified Company Secretary. He is incharge of all Legal and Secreterial matters. He has varied experience of over 20 years in the field.

  4. Mr. K. S. Dave (President - Commercial) - B.Com (Hons.) L.L.B. has a varied experience of 24 years in Shipping & Drilling companies. He has worked with Essar Oil, Jindal Drilling, Hitech Drilling (Tata group) and with Enron Oil & Gas (I) Ltd. He has been with the company for over 10 years. He is in charge of procurement.

  5. Capt . K P Kekre - (Head HSSE & Training)- Graduate in Applied Mathematics, holding Master's COC. He has over 24 years of experience, including working with Shreyas Shipping , MSC(India) , LBS Nautical College , Kandla Port Trust and the Indian National Shipowners Association.

  6. Mr. Z. R. Mehta (Vice President) - is a Marine Engineer. He has over 20 years of experience. His experience includes working as a Ch. Engineer with Great Eastern Shipping Co. Ltd, Chellaram Shipping and Anglo Eastern Ship Management.

  7. Mr. B. P. Tripathy - ( General Manager-Technical ) is a Mechanical Engineer having experience of over 19 years in Technical Maintenance, Process Improvement, & New Ship building with Essar Shipping Ltd .

  8. Mr. P. S. Shah (General Manager - Finance & Accounts) is a B.Com by qualification and has 34 years of experience in Accounts & Direct taxation.

  9. Mr S. N. Warang - (Manager- Business Development) is a post graduate diploma in Shipping Management . He has 21 years of experience with various Shipping Companies including Varun Shipping, Emirates Trading Agency.

  10. Mr. A. R. Upadhyay (Dy. General Manager - Personnel) - B.Com. He has experience of over 10 years as a Sr. Executive handling Fleet personnel.

  11. Mr. M. S. Kudalkar (Office Manager) - is a Commerce graduate. He has over 12 years of experience working with Godrej Agrovet Ltd, Armex India Pvt. Ltd, International rectifier and International Gold Co. Ltd.