Our distinguished board of directors has a vast experience in marshalling multiple technology companies and has a formidable know-how to successfully drive the management team to script unprecedented growth and perpetual success.
Mr. Dhirajlal Kotadia - Chairman
“Sahajanand” was founded by Mr. Dhirajlal Kotadia in the year 1993, with a primary aim to cater to the diamond industry with laser technology based solutions, with a successful establishment as a pioneer in providing automated capital equipment for diamond industry in India.
Sahajanand developed an entire range of industrial solutions for textile, medical equipments and other industrial applications with the use of laser technology. Over a period of time, under its flagship company Sahajanand Technologies (P) Ltd. Sahajanand diversified its activities with the formation of its group company SMT Pvt. Ltd. Sahajanand Medical grabbed the opportunity to become India’s only and the largest manufacturer of cardiovascular medical stents of international quality at a reasonable rate and facilitated their easy availability as compared to the imported devices. Sahajanand Group’s third arm – Sahajanand Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd. is engaged in the field of biotechnology research and manufacturing of herbal medicinal formulations.
Mr. Bhargav Kotadia - Executive Director
Mr. Bhargav Kotadia is the Executive director, Sahajanand Group of Companies. His association with Sahajanand began in 2011 when he joined Sahajanand Life Sciences, a Sahajanand Group company as the Director with the responsibility of business development operations in North America and South East Asia and marketing operations globally.
In his career span, he has experienced a range of senior management positions managing projects and corporate development in the mid-size companies in the healthcare as well as high tech capital machinery industries. Mr. Bhargav pursued a Bachelor of Science (Economics) from the Purdue University, US prior to joining the Sahajanand Group.
Mr. Dhirajkumar Vasoya - Managing Director
Mr. Dhirajkumar Vasoya, a veteran business developer and entrepreneur, has been with SMT Pvt. Ltd. as the Director since its inception. He brings with him years of management know-how as well as leadership and vision that has helped the company to grow and achieve targeted goals.
He has a rich extensive experience in business development and the executive level management with a background that includes industrial solutions along with a broad-based understanding of intellectual, cultural and spiritual value systems. He is a highly active member of the board. During his tenure, the company experienced an incredible global growth. He is a leading businessman and represents the board of several companies with wide exposure in development of various businesses.
Mr. Harivadan J. Pandya - Director
Harivadan J. Pandya is a member of Board of Directors at Sahajanand Group. He is associated with Sahajanand Group since 2002 and had provided his services to the group in the Financial Controller and CFO positions with various Sahajanand Group of Companies. Harivadan brings 18 years of senior leadership experience in finance, accounting, management accounting and corporate strategy. He also has a background in management consulting and auditing. He has an international exposure in medical devices, information technology and electronic discovery industries ranging from start-ups to well-established companies.
Harivadan is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of India, Associate Cost and Management Accountant of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India and a non-practising member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Harivadan has a bachelor’s degree in Advanced Accounting and Auditing from Gujarat University.
Mr. Gautam Gode - Director
Mr. Gautam has more than 13 years of experience in different leadership roles in this business in different geographies looking after client relationships, origination and investing. His experience spans origination and working on deals spanning M&A, private equity, equity capital markets, distressed debt, structured fundraising, and derivatives. The deals covered a gamut of industries – technology, pharmaceuticals, cement, industrials, manufacturing, textiles, infrastructure, oil & gas, telecom, and power. He is associated with Samara Capital as well.
Mr. Gautam is a cum laude graduate from Princeton University followed by an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad.
Mr. Abhishek Kabra - Director
Mr. Abhishek holds an MBA degree from S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai. He is also a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a Certified Treasury Manager from Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India.
Over the last 10 years, Mr. Abhishek has seen multiple investments across public and private markets as well as different sectors. He is associated with Samara Capital as well.