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 16 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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Mr. S. P. Akolkar (President - Finance) - B.Sc, M.M.S. has varied experience of over 15 years in the field of Corporate Finance, Investor relation, Accounts, etc.

  4. Mr. K. K. Aggarwal (President - Technical) - is a Marine Engineer with over 20 years of experience. He started his career sailing on various vessels and thereafter worked with shipping companies like Reliance Shipping, Great Eastern Shipping etc.

  5. Mr. Z. R. Mehta (General Manager - Technical) - 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.

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

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

  8. 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.