Leading from the front

Our board of directors are the headliners of our team who make this passionate endeavour possible.

Mr. Sushil Jhunjhunwala

Chairman

Shri. Sushil Jhunjhunwala is the Chairman of the Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from University of Calcutta. He provides strategic direction to the Company and is the driving force behind the establishment and growth of the Company. He has more than 50 years of wide experience in the Glass Industry. He has been a member of our Board of Directors since 1994. He has held important honorary positions in many organizations that includes the President of All India Glass Manufacturing Federation, President of Society of Glass Technology (Indian Section) and president of Calcutta Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. Ajit Jhunjhunwala

Vice Chairman & Managing Director

 Mr. Ajit Jhunjhunwala is the Vice Chairman & Managing Director of La Opala RG Limited. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from University of Calcutta. He was appointed as a Director on the Board of the Company effective October 3, 1989 and subsequently appointed as the joint Managing Director of La Opala RG Ltd., with effect from 1st October 1997. He has more than 30 years of experience in the Glass Industry. He has been instrumental in the development of the Company. He was also the President of Eastern India Glass Manufacturing Association and Committee Member of Confederation of Indian Industries (Marketing Committee). 

Mrs. Nidhi Jhunjhunwala

Executive Director

Mrs. Nidhi Jhunjhunwala is the Whole-Time Director of La Opala RG Limited. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Arts from University of Calcutta. She has more than 20 years of experience in Marketing / Product Designing. She has been a member of the Board of Directors with effect from May 20, 2010. She is responsible for the Marketing, Planning and Product Designing segments of the Company. With her expertise in marketing and brand building and the mantra of "Do it now!", Mrs. Jhunjhunwala leads her team of professionals from the front, continuously raising the bar to ensure sustained high growth rate. She is also an active member of Ladies Study Group, Indian Chamber of Commerce and a member of YPO (Young Presidents' Organization) Kolkata Chapter.

Mr. Arun Churiwal

Non-executive Director

Mr. Arun Churiwal was appointed as a Non Executive Director on the Board of La Opala RG Limited effective June 26, 2004. He has over 50 years of experience in the segments of textiles and agro products. He is currently the Managing Director of M/s RSWM Limited and Chairman & Managing Director of M/s BSL Limited, a part of M/s LNJ Bhilwara Group. He has held many important positions of honor in many Organistions, such as President of Merchants' Chamber of Commerce, Kolkata, Chairman of Indian Woolen Mills Federation, Mumbai and President of Mewar Chamber of Commerce & Industry Bhilwara, Rajasthan.

Mr. Rajiv Gujral

Non-executive Independent Director

Mr. Rajiv Gujral was appointed as a Non-Executive Independent Director on the Board of La Opala RG Limited effective October 26, 2007. He has been associated with the Tata Group for over 38 years and has been in senior management positions with Taj Group of Hotels. He was an ex Board Members of Taj International Hotels (HK) Ltd. and Oriental Hotels International (HK) Ltd. He is Presently on the Board of M/s Peerless Hotels Ltd.

Mr. Subir Bose

Non-executive Independent Director

Mr. Subir Bose is a Non-Executive Independent Director on the Board of La Opala RG Limited with effect from April 7, 2017. He has graduated in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and then completed his post-graduation in Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He was associated with Berger Paints India Ltd. since 1984 and also held position of Managing Director from 1994 to 2012. He was also holding directorship in Berger Paints (Cyprus) Limited, DIC India Limited, Lusako Trading Limited, The Bengal Club Limited, BJN Paints India Limited, The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry and other Companies. At present he is also holding directorship in M/s.  Ganesh Grains Limited.

Prof. Santanu Ray

Non-executive Independent Director

Prof. Santanu Ray is a Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company with effect from February 5, 2018. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of India (ICAI). He is having vast experience of around 40 years. He is currently the mentor & adviser to Chancellor, Sister Nivedita University, Kolkata. In his career spanning for about 47 years, he has served diverse Corporate Entities in various capacities and has also been associated with many of them in the Advisory role. He has conducted large number of management development programs with leading corporates and published several books, research papers and articles. He has also been associated with various academic institutes viz. ICFAI Business School (IBS), Kolkata, NSHM Knowledge Campus, NSHM Business School, and B.P. Poddar Institute of Management & Technology and Techno India Group. At present he is also holding directorship in Star Cement Limited, Star Ferro & Cement Limited, Bharat Road Network Limited & SKP Securities Limited.

                                    

Ms. Suparna Chakrabortti

Non-executive Independent Director

Ms. Suparna Chakrabortti is a Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company with effect from January 27, 2022. She is an Associate member of Institute of ICAI and also holds Master’s degree in Business Administration (specialization - Finance) from Rutgers University, NJ, USA and Hunter College, New York, USA. She is serving as the member of the Board of M/s Rydak Syndicate Ltd and Dhelakhat Tea Company Limited in the capacity of Independent Director.